Event

The Prague Agenda 2015

Partner: Institute of International Relations
Event date: Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015
Deadline for registering: Oct 07, 2015
Venue: The Czernin Palace, MFA, Loretanske namesti 5, Czech Republic
Category: Conference

Let us cordially invite you, on behalf of the team of organizers, to the 5th annual Prague Agenda conference.

Since President Obama’s 2009 announcement of his long-term nuclear disarmament vision in Prague and the following signing of the 2010 US-Russia START Treaty, Prague has established itself as a venue for discussion and taking stock of issues related to nuclear arms control, nuclear security, disarmament and non-proliferation.

The Prague Agenda 2015 will focus primarily on the following themes:
  • Nuclear Deterrence: Enduring Concepts and Current Debates
  • NPT Review Conference 2015: Lessons and Future Prospects
  • Emerging Nuclear Powers

Apart from the traditional academic and political parts of the conference, this year's event will include parliamentary conference, open to all, on Eliminating the Risks of Nuclear Weapons – a part of the Annual Assembly of the international network of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND).

Speakers at the conference include:
  • Mark Fitzpatrick, Director, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
  • Anne Harrington, Research Fellow, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zürich
  • Matthew Kroenig, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • Richard Ned Lebow, Professor of International Political Theory, Department of War Studies, King's College London
  • Patrick Morgan, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Irvine
  • Rens van Munster, Senior Researcher, Danish Institute For International Studies, Copenhagen
  • Harald Müller, Executive Director, Head of Research Department, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt
  • Jenny Nielsen, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland
  • Juha A. Vuori, Professor of World Politics, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki
  • Ward Wilson, Senior Fellow and Director of the Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Project, British American Security Information Council

For programme, registration and more information please visit the web of the conference.

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Keywords: Nuclear, NATO, Russia, United Nations, Middle East, Ukraine, Iran, Asia, Europe

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