54th Pugwash Conference, Seoul

54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs:
Bridging a Divided World Through International Cooperation and Disarmament
4-9 October 2004, Seoul, South Korea

Seoul Conference Photo

Pugwash Council Statement

Report of the Secretary General

Science and Politics: Lessons from Iraq, Hussain Al-Shahristani, Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture



Saturday, October 2:
Pugwash Council (PC) and International Student/
Young Pugwash (ISYP) arrivals
Sunday, October 3:
9:00am ISYP pre-conference
3:00pm Pugwash Council meeting
Monday, Oct. 4:
All day: PC meeting, ISYP pre-conference
Arrival of conference participants
Tuesday, Oct. 5:
9:00 Opening Conference plenary, Welcome, Keynote address
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Plenary – Secretary General report
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Working Groups meet
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Working Groups meet
Wednesday, Oct. 6:
9:00 Working Groups meet
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Plenary – Security and the Korean Peninsula
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Plenary – Panel Session on Nuclear Weapons and the NPT
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Working Groups Meet
Thursday, October 7:
9:00 Plenary – Dorothy Hodgkin Lecture
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Plenary – Panel session on Consequences of the Iraq War
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Excursion – afternoon free
Friday, October 8:
8:30 Plenary – Working Group reports
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Plenary – Presidential Address
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Conference adjourn
Some participants depart
Pugwash Council meeting
Saturday, October 9:
9:00 Pugwash Council meeting (if necessary)
Participants and Council members depart
Sunday, October 10:
9:00 Council members depart
Working Group Topics(1) Eliminating Nuclear Weapons
(2) Building Cooperative Security: the Case of the Middle East
(3) International Terrorism and Consequences of the ‘War on Terror’
(4) Economic Cooperation and Development in East Asia
(5) Non-Military Threats to Security