A discussiong about the 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2011 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm at SFU Harbour Centre Room 1520 – 515 West Hastings.

The May 2010 Review Conference of the world’s premier agreement on nuclear affairs, the NPT, was the first such meeting in a decade to achieve a consensus result. How significant however was the content of the Final Document adopted by the Conference and what does it suggest about the future health of the global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament regime?

Paul Meyer retired in September 2010 from Canada’s Foreign Service. He served from 2003 to 2007 as Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. In this capacity he headed the Canadian delegation to the 2005 Review Conference of the NPT and to several NPT Preparatory Committee meetings. He is currently Fellow in International Security at SFU’s Centre for Dialogue and a Senior Fellow with the Simons Foundation.

For those with an interest in the primary documents of diplomacy, the Final Document of the 2010 Review Conference can be accessed at www.un.org/en/conf/npt/2010.

More information on: http://bccic.ca/event/2010-nuclear-non-proliferation-treaty-review-conference

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