Vienna workshop on preparing to overcome the crisis of credibility

On 5 May 2007 Pugwash organized a half-day workshop in Vienna, on the occasion of  the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. 


Date: Saturday 5 May 2007
Time: 09:00-15:00
Location: NH Hotel Danube City, Wagramerstrasse 21, Vienna, Tel: +43-1-260200
Meeting Rooms: Siegfried Markus and Karl Kraus
Contact: Sergey Batsanov, Mobile: +41-79-659 8186, +31-62-905 5338,
Schedule and Preliminary Agenda [30 April 2007]
Coffee and croissants
09:30-11:30 Meeting with preliminary brief comments followed by discussion

1.  Introduction:  Paolo Cotta-Ramusino

2.  State of affairs with the NPT

3.  What should one expect from the 2010 RevCon

4.  What’s new in the preparatory process

• Immediate tasks before PC 2007 and its product

• PrepCom in 2008-2010

• Discussion

11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-14:00 Meeting with preliminary brief comments followed by discussion

5.  The current nuclear crises and the PrepCom (Iran, DPRK)

6.  Nuclear Disarmament:  where are we heading?

7.  Safeguards, making nuclear power safer (including additional protocol,
multilateral fuel cycle, assured supply, safer nuclear technologies

8.  Management of the NPT in future years

• Discussion

14:00-14:45 Sandwich lunch and talk by Sverre Lodgaard on “Looking at the horizon”,
with presentation of book