SOAS University of London

SOAS, CISD and SCRAP at the 139th IPU

24 October 2018

Dr. Dan Plesch moderates the plenary meeting of 170+ countries of the 139th Interparliamentary Union assembly in Geneva - Monday 15th October.

Dr. Plesch will chair discussion with a panel consisting of UN disarmament experts on Secretary General Antonio Guterres' ground-breaking global disarmament strategy (accessible at SECURING OUR COMMON FUTURE: An Agenda for Disarmament)

Dr. Plesch works with Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) staff and student alumni, and a distinguished panel of advisors, on the strategic concept for general and complete disarmament through SCRAP. Dr. Plesch's work with Kevin Miletic featured in the UNODA's 28th occasional paper, entitled "Rethinking General and Complete Disarmament in the 21st Century"

Like and follow SCRAP on Facebook and twitter (@SCRAPweapons) for updates on a livestream from Geneva of the discussion (tbc) on Monday 15th.

IPU website

Videos of previous IPU assemblies can be accessed at Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) - Youtube

SOAS, CISD and SCRAP at the 139th IPU