Participants of Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe Conference to Discuss Major Problems of Nuclear Security and Non-proliferation
The International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe conference billed as The 2015 NPT Review Conference and the Regional Non-proliferation Issues will take place on 9-10 June 2015 in Stockholm.
The conference participants will discuss major issues of nuclear security, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. They will specifically focus on results of the 2015 NPT Review Conference, which took place on 27 April through 22 May 2015. The experts will also propose their vision of the Iranian nuclear issue resolution, and ways out of North Korean nuclear crisis.
As expected, the meeting will be attended by the President of the Luxembourg Forum Viatcheslav Kantor; former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Hans Blix; Senior Advisor to the OSCE Secretary General Fred Tanner; Speaker of the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament), former Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the Swedish Parliament Urban Ahlin; Member of the Supervisory Board of the Luxembourg Forum, former OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities and former Chairman of the Governing Board of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Rolf Ekéus; SIPRI Director Ian Anthony; Member of the Supervisory Board of the Luxembourg Forum, Professor at the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, former Chairman of the Committee on International Relations and Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Russian Parliament) Vladimir Lukin; Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Luxembourg Forum, Head of the Center for International Security of the Institute for World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), former Deputy Chairman of the Defense Committee of the State Duma, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Alexei Arbatov; Director of the Non-proliferation and Disarmament Programme, International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, Mark Fitzpatrick; Leading Researcher of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, RAS, former Chief of Armed Service Staff – First Deputy Commander-In-Chief, Strategic Rocket Forces, Victor Esin; Director, International Security Program, Editor-in-Chief, International Security, Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Steven Miller; Director James Martin Center for Non-proliferation Studies, Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Ph.D., William Potter; Principal Researcher at the Center for International Security, IMEMO, RAS, former Director of the General Staff Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Rocket Forces Vladimir Iakovlev; Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Luxembourg Forum, Principal Researcher at the Center for International Security, IMEMO RAS, Vladimir Dvorkin and many other experts in nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, representatives of accredited international organizations, resolving issues of the weapons control and nuclear non-proliferation.
Traditionally, the final document will be prepared based on the results of the conference. It will include main conclusions and recommendations to be circulated to the heads of state, officials and heads of accredited international organizations after the conference.
The upcoming conference of the Luxembourg Forum will be its 20th event. Previous Forum’s events took place in many world capitals, including Moscow, Rome, Vienna, Stockholm, Washington, Berlin, Prague and Warsaw.