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October 7, 2017

Pugwash sends its warmest congratulations to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on the announcement that it has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, in recognition of their work “to draw attention to the catastrophic…

September 29, 2017

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed on 27 September that the verified destruction of those chemical weapons possessed by the Russian Federation has been completed. Pugwash welcomes this important achievement and…

September 21, 2017

Distinguished Guests, Fellow Pugwashites, Ladies & Gentlemen, It is the 60th anniversary year of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. Almost two years have passed since we last met in a major Pugwash Conference. In my Presidential…

September 19, 2017

The conference included 32 participants from 20 countries who presented papers on a broad range of subjects: measuring disarmament progress; interplay between disarmament and non-proliferation objectives; future of deterrence; impact of emerging…

July 20, 2017

Subject: The Evolving Nuclear Order: New Technology and Nuclear Risk Venue: Andalo (Trento, Italy) Date: 7-14 January 2018 Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (ISODARCO, Rome, Italy). Directors of the Course:  Francesca Giovannini (Committee on…

April 19, 2017

The conference aims to gather participants from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, including science and technology and social sciences, who are developing the expertise necessary to understand and analyze key areas of international security. The ISYP…

March 28, 2017

The interview was taken during a meeting with the Secretary General of the Pugwash Conferences on Sciences and World Affairs, held at the Russian Pugwash Committee at the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) in the Main Building of the RAS…

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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