AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy & Arms Control Association
1779 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Choate Conference Room Washington, DC 20036
June 13, 2018, 9:45 am to 9:45 am
The recent negotiations between the United States and North Korea on nuclear disarmament have placed renewed focus on the challenges of verification of nuclear test sites and denuclearization. Organizations like the Comprehensive Test Ban Traty Organization employ science based techniques and technologies to detect nuclear testing that some have suggested could have applications to verify the dismantlement of a nuclear test site. In the face of current threats to global security, national and international organizations have their own roles to play to address these global challenges through cooperation and science and technology can help pave the way for greater security in the future.
Ambassador Laura Kennedy, Former Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament and Former Charge of the US Mission to International Organizations in Vienna
Mr. Jon Wolfsthal, Nonresident Scholar, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; former senior director for arms control and nonproliferation at the National Security Council
Ms. Alexandra Bell, Senior Policy Director, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Dr. Mahlet N. Mesfin, Deputy Director, Center for Science Diplomacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)