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Calendar of side events for the 2019 NPT Preparatory Committee

Calendar last updated: 17 April 2019

Monday 29 April

13:05-14:00 Operationalising Nuclear Disarmament Conference Room 11 Hiroshima Prefecture, SIPRI,  Chatham House
13:15-14:45 Unlocking disarmament diplomacy through a stepping stone approach Trustee Council Chamber Sweden
15:00-17:00 Nuclear Risk Reduction, EMP, and the NPT Framework Conference Room C People for Nuclear Disarmament and Abolition 2000 Working Group for Nuclear Risk Reduction

Tuesday 30 April

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: Ireland (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-12:00 Nuclear weapons in Europe Conference Room C International Peace Bureau
13:15-14:45 Promoting nuclear disarmament in nuclear-armed states Conference Room C Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and NuclearBan.US
15:00-17:00 Tearing up the INF and attacks on the rules-based system Conference Room C Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
18:15-19:30 Nuclear Free World: Is it Just a Dream? Columbia University,
209 Havemayer
Columbia University's K=1 Project

Wednesday 1 May

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: the Netherlands (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-12:00 An Action Plan for Reducing Nuclear Risk and Advancing the Goal of a Nuclear-Free World Conference Room C Global Zero
12:00-
13:00
Parliamentary actions for nuclear disarmament Conference
Room C
PNND, Global Security Institute, and Basel Peace Office
13:00-14:25 Strategies for Advancing towards a World without Nuclear Weapons Conference Room 11 Canadian Pugwash Group
13:15-14:45 Democracy, Human Rights, and Nuclear Weapons Conference Room C Lawyers Committee for Nuclear Policy 
15:00-17:00 To inherit the consciousness that all humans are HIBAKUSHA Conference Room C Nagasaki Youth Delegation of the Nagasaki Council for Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Thursday 2 May

08:00-13:00 Mayors for Peace Youth Forum Conference Room C Mayors for Peace
08:00-09:30 Foregrounding Nuclear Responsibilities for Nuclear Risk Reduction and Disarmament Conference
Room 11
BASIC and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS)
13:15-14:30 The NPT-CTBT Connection  in a Changing Nuclear World Conference Room C CTBT International Coalition, University of Manitoba, and the Federation of American Scientists
13:15-14:45 INF Treaty, New START, and Article VI of the NPT: How to Preserve the Global Arms Control Architecture? German House, 871 United Nations Plaza Deep Cuts Commission and Permanent Mission of Germany
15:30-18:00 Youths: From North Africa to France, what about nuclear disarmament? Conference
Room C
ICAN France

Friday 3 May

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: Switzerland (for civil society only) Conference Room C
WILPF
10:00-12:00 Young people acting together for disarmament and peace education Conference Room C Friedenswerkstatt Mutlangen e.V. and DFG-VK (Germany)/Abolition 2000 Youth Group Network
13:15-14:45 The future direction of multilateral arms control: The role of verification Room S-2727FC VERTIC 
13:15-14:45 The Hibakusha Appeal Conference Room C PEAC Institute
15:00-16:30 Rotary Clubs and Rotarians working to abolish nuclear weapons Conference Room C Rotarian Action Group for Peace

Monday 6 May

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: Sweden (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-12:00 Modernization and new nulcear weapons technologies Conference Room C International Peace Bureau
13:15-14:45 Social Movements and Disarmament Work in a Time of Economic and Ecological Crisis Conference Room C Western States Legal Foundation
16:00-18:00 Peace and Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula & Northeast Asia Conference Room C People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy

Tuesday 7 May 

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: United Kingdom (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-11:30 NATO's Strategic Concept and the 2020 NPT Review Conference     Conference Room C Canadian Pugwash Group,
Western University, London, Canada and the Canadian Peace Research Association
11:30-13:00 Lessons of NATO Operations for the 2020 NPT Review Conference Conference Room C Canadian Pugwash Group,
Western University, London, Canada and the Canadian Peace Research Association
13:15-14:45 Global Fissile Material Report 2019: Nuclear Weapon and Fissile Material Stockpiles and Production Conference Room C International Panel on Fissile Materials
15:30-17:00 Move the Nuclear Weapons Money Conference
Room C
Basel Peace Office, PNND, World Future Council, UNFOLD ZERO, Abolition 2000 working group on economic dimensions of nuclearism

Wednesday 8 May

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: TBD (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-
12:00
Cooperation Toward Nuclear Free Zones Conference
Room C
Canadian Pugwash Group, and Western University, London, and Canada
13:15-14:45 Presenting Different Approaches to Overcome the Stalemate Concerning a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East Conference Room C GCSP and the Academic Peace Orchestra Middle East (APOME)
13:15-
14:45
Nuclear weapons: humanitarian consequences, existing and emerging dangers Conference Room B Permanent Mission of Austria, and the Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security

 Thursday 9 May

09:00-09:50 Government briefing for NGOs: TBD (for civil society only) Conference Room C WILPF
10:00-12:00 Treaties under threat: supporting treaties that reinforce our security Conference Room C Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
13:15-14:45 Why outside movements are encouraging fulfilment of NPT obligations Conference Room C Pax Christi International