Informal Workshop on Good Practices and Lessons Learnt with respect to Existing Nuclear-Weapons Free Zones

Documents

Opening remarks by High Representative Nakamitsu

Presentations by Panelists

Theme 1: Adapting to the regional context

The ways and means in which nuclear-weapon-free zones contribute to regional peace, stability and other political objectives - Dr. Renata Dwan and Dr. Chen Zak Kane

Presentation by Ambassador Gerardo Alberto Simón Yerres, Chairman of the OPANAL Council

Presentation by Ambassador Syed Mohamad Hasrin Aidid, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations

Theme 2: The role of general obligations and provisions in the context of global disarmament and non-proliferation objectives

Nuclear-weapons-free zones, nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation, and regional security: a symbiotic relationship - Dr. William C. Potter

Presentation by Dr. William Potter, Director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Presentation by Ms. María Antonieta Socorro Jáquez Huacuja, Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations

Presentation by Mr. Noel Stott, Verification Research, Training and Information Centre

Theme 3: How zones address transit, visitation and overflight; regulation of exclusive economic zones and the high seas

The experience of South Pacific States in ensuring the absence of nuclear-armed vessels in their national waters and ports - Dr. Michael Hamel-Green

Presentation by Ms. Maratee Nalita Andamo, Minister-Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

Presentation by Mr. Dastan Yeleukenov, Director International Security, Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan

Theme 4: How zones address relations with external States, including security assurances

Presentation by Ambassador Jargalsaikhany Enkhsaikhan, Blue Banner, Mongolia

Paper by Ambassador Jargalsaikhany Enkhsaikhan, Blue Banner, Mongolia

Presentation by Mr. Dastan Yeleukenov, Director International Security, Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan

Theme 5: How zones address arrangements for regional control and cooperation

The role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in connection with existing nuclear-weapon-free zone treaties – IAEA

Presentation by Dr. Marco Marzo, Secretary-General of Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC)

Presentation by Mr. Messaoud Baaliouamer, Executive Secretary, African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE)

Theme 6: How zones institutionalize arrangements for regional peace, disarmament and non-proliferation

The potential for organizations established by nuclear-weapon-free zones to contribute to regional peace, stability and other political objectives – Dr. Patricia Lewis

Presentation by Ambassador Flavio Roberto Bonzanini, Secretary-General of Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)