On 18 February 2021, in preparation for the Second IPB World Peace Congress in Barcelona this fall, IPB held a roundtable discussion on US-China Relations, featuring Dr. Joseph Gerson of the US and Prof. Wang Danning of China, with commentators from across Asia. Below are the texts of the two speeches as well as the biographies of the speakers.
On Friday, January 22nd, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) officially entered into force, roughly three years after its adoption by the UN Conference tasked with negotiating a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. For the IPB, this day is a landmark win in the struggle to rid the world of the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons. Thanks to the efforts of numerous civil society organizations, experts, and peace advocates around the globe, and the tremendous coordination efforts of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the world has just gotten one step closer to a nuke-free future.
Programme 24th January 2021: Thematic Space “Peace and War”: geopolitics, militarization, refugees, migration
prepared by Leo Gabriel, Kristine Karch, Reiner Braun, and Eskil Grav
Registration links will be published soon on the webpages of WSF (www.wsf2021.net), IPB (ipb.org) and No to NATO (no to NATO.org). Links to the livestream and participation will be published shortly before the event on the IPB and No to NATO webpages.
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