THE CANADIAN NETWORK TO ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS (CNANW)
ENERGIZING ACTION BY CANADA TO ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Monday, September 25, 2017
Cartier Hotel, Ottawa

• Welcome, and time of remembrance: Bev Delong, Chairperson, CNANW

• Keynote address: 
Chairperson:  Debbie Grisdale, Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention
Ambassador Elayne Whyte-Gómez, Costa Rica, President,
Conference negotiating the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Presentation: here

• Forward Steps in Nuclear Disarmament:
Chairperson:  Douglas Roche O.C.
"Diplomatic Reflections at this Historic Moment",
Mr. Michael Hurley, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland to Canada
"Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty: Transparency and Risk Reduction"
Mr. Tariq Rauf,  Head - Verification and Security Policy Coordination, Office reporting to the Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency, 2002-2011; Alternate Head of IAEA NPT Delegation.

• Luncheon Keynote:
Moderator:  Dr. Adele Buckley, Canadian Pugwash Group
Alyn Ware: "2018 UN High Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament"
Presentation: here

• Canadian Government Views on next steps to Nuclear Disarmament:
Chairperson:  Peggy Mason, Rideau Institute
Mr. Martin Larose, Director, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Division,
Global Affairs Canada
Ms. Cori Anderson, Deputy Director of Strategic Analysis,
Department of National Defence: here
1st Discussant:  Mr. Paul Meyer, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University;  Senior Fellow, The Simons Foundation; former Ambassador for Disarmament
Presentation: here


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