Past Events

SCRAP at the 139th IPU Assembly: Continuing Dialogue of Disarmament Harriet Hanssen Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons As SCRAP followers will remember, Monday October 15th saw SCRAP director Dr. Dan Plesch chair the discussion of the Standing Committee for Peace and International Security at the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) 139th assembly. The assembly of the Committee, which …

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SCRAP Hosts Event at UN Geneva On 12 February, 2018, SCRAP had its sixth annual appointment to the United Nations in Geneva, as part of an event hosted by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan, discussing ‘Weapons Development and Disarmament: Challenges and Opportunities’. The event was held at the Palais des Nations and featured a lively …

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Dr Dan Plesch Speaks about SCRAP at the UN in New York In an interview with MA International Studies and Diplomacy student Alexandra MacAulay Abdelwahab, Dr. Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS University of London, speaks about SCRAPS recent meeting at the United Nations in New York City …

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UN Discussions of General and Complete Disarmament Over the last several years, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs have discussed General and Complete Disarmament (GCD) more regularly. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu In June 2017, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, addressed the final session of the open-ended working group on a fourth special …

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NEW SCRAP Publication on Disarmament and Cooperative Security out! SCRAP is pleased to announce the launch of the new publication Reintroducing Disarmament and Cooperative Security in the Toolbox of 21st Century Leaders. Over the last few years, it has become commonly accepted that the international security system has come under serious strain with rising regional and …

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SCRAP at 2014 ICAN Civil Society Forum in Vienna Carolina Sarmento Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons Marta Corti Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons As two students involved in the SCRAP project, we had the opportunity to attend the ICAN Civil Society Forum in Vienna on the 6th and 7th of December. This event brought together a variety of campaigners, …

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