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2020 NPT Review Conference: Calendar of Events

Due to public health concerns of COVID-19, the 2020 NPT Review Conference will be postponed to a later date until further notice. All scheduled side events are cancelled.

This side events calendar is being updated to list related virtual events (below). If you would like to add yours, please send an email to disarm[at]wilpf.org with the following information: Title of the event; (co-) organisers; date, time and time zone; information on how to register/attend the event.

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Monday 27 April

10:00-
11:30
Social justice and disarmament for lasting peace Room TBC International Trade Union Conference (ITUC)
11:30-13:00 Peace literacy and the "New Abnormal"  Room TBC Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
13:15-14:45 World without nuclear weapons and war: Proposal of a global peace charter  Room TBC
Japan Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (JALANA), Article 9 Society for Global Peace Charter
15:00-16:30 Challenging nuclear weapons in Europe  Room TBC International Peace Bureau (IPB), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Rosa Luxembourg Foundation (RLS)
18:30-
20:00
Night of the arts for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) ECOSOC Chamber UNODA and Permanent Mission of Japan

 

Tuesday 28 April

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Human rights, nuclear disarmament, and climate protection  Room TBC
International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA)
11:30-13:00 Mobilising civil society to eliminate nuclear weapons  Room TBC Rotarian Action Group for Peace, Nuke Free Planet, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
13:15-14:45 Operationalising nuclear disarmament  Room TBC  Hiroshima Prefectural Government, Chatham House and SIPRI
15:00-16:30 Will Britain honour its NPT commitments and disarm?  Room TBC  Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)
16:30-18:00 On risk reduction  Room TBC  People for Nuclear Disarmament and Human Survival Project

 

Wednesday 29 April

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Back to basics: rethinking root causes and connections in building disarmament movements  Room TBC Western States Legal Foundation (WSFL)
11:30-13:00 Bridge-building and the NPT  Room TBC Centre for Science and Security Studies, Kings College London
13:15-14:45 Achieving the possible: WMD free zone in the Middle East  Room TBC  Middle East Treaty Organisation (METO)
14:45-16:30 Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons and Korean atomic bomb survivors  Room TBC  Solidarity of Peace and Reunification of Korea (SPARK) and PSPD
16:30-18:00 Report from US nuclear weapons communities: modernisation and the impact on the NPT  Room TBC  Alliance for Nuclear Accountability 
18:30-
21:00
Movie screening: A bold peace– the story of Costa Rica demilitarization
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ParkAve Screening Room, 500 Park Avenue (corner 59th street) World Future Council, War Prevention Initiative and the Al Jubitz Family Foundation

 

Thursday 30 April

9:00-11:30 Mayors for Peace Youth Forum  Room TBC Mayors for Peace Youth Forum
11:30-13:00 The consciousness that all humans are HIBAKUSHAs  Room TBC
Nagasaki Youth Delegation
13:15-14:45 Permanence with accountability for the NPT: an elusive goal?  Room TBC  Canadian Pugwash Group
15:00-16:30 Legislative initiatives for nuclear disarmament  Room TBC  International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
16:30-18:00 On the next NPT Review Conference in 2025  Room TBC  Canadian Peace Research Association

 

Friday 1 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs: Japan (for civil society only)  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Humanitarian disarmament education  Room TBC Nuclear Peace Age Foundation
11:30-13:00 Hibakusha's call for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons  Room TBC Hibakusha Appeal International Signature Campaign
13:15-14:45 Voices from the second generation atomic bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki  Room TBC  Japanese Liaison Council of Second-Generation Atomic Bomb Survivors (JLCSGABS)
15:00-16:30 Telling the nuclear story to a new generation  Room TBC  Princeton University Program on Science and Global Security
16:30-18:00 Parliamentary actions for disarmament and sustainable development  Room TBC   PNND, Parliamentarians for Global Action, Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Inter-Parliamentary Union.

 

Monday 4 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 On NATO and the NPT  Room TBC  Western University
11:30-
13:00
On Nuclear Weapon Free Zones  Room TBC  Canadian Pugwash Group, Canadian Research Association, and Western University
13:15-
14:45
Denuclarisation on the Korean Peninsula and conclusion of a peace treaty  Room TBC Solidarity of Peace and Reunification of Korea (SPARK) and PSPD
15:00-16:30 Climate change and nuclear war: vital threats–common responses? Room TBC  International Peace Bureau (IPB)

 

Tuesday 5 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs: Sweden (civil society only)  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 The link between nuclear deterrence and risk reduction  Room TBC BASIC
11:30-13:00 Move the nuclear weapons money: Actions to cut nuclear weapons budgets, divest from nuclear weapons and fossil fuel industries and reinvest in sustainable development  Room TBC Move the Nuclear Weapons Money Campaign
13:15-14:45 Discussing nuclear weapons and regional tensions Room TBC  International Peace Bureau (IPB)
15:00-16:30 Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament: the NPT and emerging diplomatic and legal challenges Room TBC  Foundation ISLAND (International Society of Law and Nuclear Disarmament)
16:30-18:00 The right to nuclear peace and freedom from nuclear fear–The Winnipeg Nuclear Declaration Room TBC  Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba

 

Wednesday 6 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs: United Kingdom (civil society only)  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Rotary Clubs and Rotarians working for abolition of nuclear weapons  Room TBC Rotarian Action Group for Peace
11:30-13:00 Cybersecurity in the civil nuclear field: common denominators for cooperation  Room TBC Chatham House
13:15-14:45 Nuclear waste challenges Room TBC  Federation of American Scientists and University of Manitoba, School of Law
15:00-16:30 On youth actions for climate and disarmament Room TBC  Abolition 2000 Youth Network

 

Thursday 7 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Understanding NATO obligations within the frameworks of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament  Room TBC Chatham House
13:15-14:45 The human legacy of nuclear testing in the Pacific Room TBC  Princeton University Program on Science and Global Security

 

Friday 8 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF

 

Monday 11 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF

 

Tuesday 12 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
13:15-14:45 Rethinking NPT: steps away from the endlessness   Friedenswerkstatt Mutlangen e.V

 

Wednesday 13 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
13:15-14:45 A Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction–A new approach to non-proliferation  Room TBC Princeton University
15:00-
16:30
 Logic of peace vs. logic of security–"Rethinking security"  Room TBC Peaceworkshop Mutlangen

 

Thursday 14 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs: Switzerland (civil society only)  Room TBC WILPF

 

Friday 15 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF

 

Monday 18 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-11:30 Between distrust and understanding: where are you?   Friedenswerkstatt Mutlangen e.V

 

Tuesday 19 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
11:30-
13:00
US nuclear weapons on German soil–national and international protests in Buechel  Room TBC  Campaign "Buechel is everywhere–nuclear weapons-free now!"

 

Wednesday 20 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-
13:00
Simulating negotiations on a nuclear weapons free zone in Europe  Room TBC Technische Universität Darmstadt and Universität Hamburg
13:15-14:45 Plutonium: how nuclear power's dream fuel became a nightmare  Room TBC Princeton University Program on Science and Global Security, International Panel on Fissile Materials
15:00-
18:00
Simulating negotiations on a nuclear weapons free zone in Europe   Technische Universität Darmstadt and Universität Hamburg

 

Thursday 21 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF
10:00-
13:00
Simulating negotiations on a nuclear weapons free zone in Europe  Room TBC Technische Universität Darmstadt and Universität Hamburg
13:15-
14:45
On the right path? Nukes, NWFZs, and NATO  Room TBC  Nagasaki University and Western University
15:00-
18:00
Simulating negotiations on a nuclear weapons free zone in Europe  Room TBC Technische Universität Darmstadt and Universität Hamburg

 

Friday 22 May

9:00-10:00 Government briefing for NGOs  Room TBC WILPF

 

ONLINE EVENTS