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Statements to the OEWG

Tuesday 14 May

Panel I: Multilateral treaty-based obligations and commitments
Beatrice Fihn, Reaching Critical Will
Theresa Hitchens, UNIDIR
Ward Wilson, BASIC 

General exchange of views
New Agenda Coalition, Ambassador Antonio Guerreiro
Austria, Ambassador Alexander Kmentt
Ireland
Netherlands
Colombia 

Wednesday 15 May

General exchange of views
Madagascar 
South Africa
Switzerland, Ambassador Urs Schmid 
Mexico
Canada
Germany, Ambassador Helmutt Hoffmann
Japan, Mr. Hiroyuki Yamamoto
Egypt
India, Ambassador Sujata Mehta
Turkey 
Sweden, Mr. Ulf Lindell
Norway 
Italy 
New Zealand, Ambassador Dell Higgie 
Belgium
Iran 
Cuba
Iraq 
Algeria 
Belarus 
Mayors for Peace
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) 

Thursday 16 May

Panel I: Nuclear weapons free areas
Ms. Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, CNS
Ms. Gioconda Ubeda, Secretary General of OPANAL 

Panel II: Other initiatives and proposals
Mr. Jarmo Sareva, UN Office for Disarmament Affairs
Mr. Thomas Nash, Article 36 

Friday 17 May

Panel III: Lessons learned: Transparency, confidence building and verification
Mr. Andres Persbo, VERTIC
Mr. Pavel Podvig, UNIDIR
Mr. Jean Pascal Zanders, EUISS 

Wrap up by OEWG with Moderators of Panel I, II, III

Tuesday 21 May

Topic IV: Perspectives on the necessary framework to achieve and maintain a nuclaer weapons free world
Ms. Rebecca Johnson, Acronym Institute for Disarmament Policy 

Panel V: A conversation on International Law relevant to the use of nuclear weapons
Prof. Andrew Clapham, Director Geneva Academy IHL and HR
Prof. Louise Doswald-Beck, former Head of Legal Division, ICRC

Wednesday 22 May

Panel VI: Approaching nuclaer disarmament from different angles
Dr. Patricia Lewis, Chatham House
Mr. John Borrie, UNIDIR
Mr. Neil Buhne, BCPR, UNDP 

Thursday 23 May

Panel VII: Roles and responsibilities for nuclear disarmament
Mr. Tariq Rauf

Panel VIII: The role of parliamentarians in advancing nuclear disarmament
Mr. Martin Chungong, Deputy Secretary General IPU
The Honorable Saber Chowdhury, President of the IPU Committee on Peace and International Security
Baroness Sue Miller, House of Lords, Parliament of the UK
Mr. Alyn Ware, PNND

Friday 24 May 

Wrap up by OEWG with Moderators of Panel IV, V, VI, VII, VIII

Thursday 27 June

Collecting proposals and ideas on taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations

High Representative on Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane
Chair, Ambassador Manuel Dengo of Costa Rica
Cuba
Japan 
Mexico
Austria