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Latin American Perspectives - The Clinton Tour

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be making her first visit to the region next week. She will be traveling to Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica and Guatemala. The Sate Department confirmed that next Tuesday's planned visit to Chile has not been cancelled, despite the earthquake that hit the country and caused hundreds of deaths and a great level of destruction.


Regional Postgraduate Course: Disarmament and Nonproliferation
Open for Registration - Starting on April 8th 2010

With the international support of the Norwegian Government.

The first course of its type being taught in Spanish (assistance provided for Portuguese speaking students). Delivered in Buenos Aires.

It engages the problem of International Security and Weapons of Mass Destruction from its multiple dimensions.

Duration: 6 months, classes 3 times per week (compatible with working hours).

Informative Meeting: March 2nd 2010, 18 hs.

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Recommended Publications

A world free of Nuclear Weapons - eJournal USA

 

Since the explosion of the first atomic bombs in 1945, some have tried to eliminate them from the world. U.S. President, Barack Obama, has reinvigorated the idea of nuclear disarmament after his Prague Speech in April 2009. This number of eJournal USA examines the challenges for disarmament. It includes international officials' and experts' opinions.

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Eliminating Nuclear Threats - A practical agenda for global policymakers(ICNND)


Eliminating nuclear weapons is a necessity, not a choice. More than 23.000 nuclear weapons existing in the world have the capacity to destroy Earth more than once and many of them are in alert status. If the horror of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has not repeated itself it has been a matter of sheer luck instead of succesful policies.

In spite of the leadership change in Russia and the United States, the challenges for these policies are huge. Each nuclear weapons state has to be persuaded to eliminate them. The non nuclear weapons states have to pledge not to seek or acquire them. The acquirement of the weapons by non state actors has to be avoided, and peaceful uses of nuclear energy have to be extended. This report is the work of a global independent commission of experts supported by Australia and Japan, and aims to guide political leaders through the maze. It seeks to outline comprehensively the challenges, oportunities and obstacles to be faced, and establishes clear recommendations for short, medium and long term..

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1 Mar 2010, # 4

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Latin American Perspectives - The Clinton Tour

Regional Postgraduate Course in Disarmament and Nonproliferation

Recommended Publications


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