3 Events

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Dialogue with Students

White House

Conference - Open to the Public

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Dialogue with Students

Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, 5th Floor

The U.N. Security Council 1540 Committee and the U.N. Office of Disarmament Affairs collaborated with the Stimson Center to create an international essay competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The winners will be announced, and some will be presenting their ideas at this event. The goals of the competition were to involve the younger generation in understanding and addressing the important issue of proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), i.e., chemical, biological and nuclear weapons, and to solicit innovative student approaches to implementing U.N. Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) to support the Council’s Comprehensive Review of the resolution this year.