Pugwash delegation visits Astana ahead of 62nd Pugwash Conference

From 19-21 April 2017, a Pugwash delegation visited Astana, Kazakhstan, to finalize the arrangements for the 62nd Pugwash International Conference to be held in August 2017. Prof Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, Secretary General of Pugwash, met with Chairman of the Kazakhstan Senate, Mr Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev, as well as planning staff from the Senate and Foreign Ministry.

Astana, April 2017
(R) Mr Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Chairman of the Senate, and Mr Yerzhan Ashikbayev, Deputy Foreign Minister, meet with (L) Prof Paolo Cotta-Ramusino and Prof Tatsujiro Suzuki of Pugwash