Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS University of London dp27@soas.ac.uk

SCRAP at the 139th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly

Dr. Dan Plesch, of CISD and SCRAP, moderates meeting of 170+ countries of the 139th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva

On Monday the 15th of October, Dr. Plesch will chair a plenary discussion with the panel for the Standing Committee on Peace and International Security, at the 139th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva.

The panel will discuss comprehensive disarmament and non-proliferation, including United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ ground-breaking global disarmament strategy “Securing Our Common Future”. The agenda draws on Dr. Plesch’s work with Kevin Miletic and SCRAP, featured in the UNODA’s 28th occasional paper, entitled “Rethinking General and Complete Disarmament in the 21st Century

Like SCRAP on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/scrapweapons/and follow us on twitter (@SCRAPweapons) for updates, and for a livestream from Geneva of the discussion from 1:30pm UK time on Monday 15th.

Videos of previous IPU assemblies can be seen here.