Pugwash conferences


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Pugwash conferences

(ˈpʌɡˌwɒʃ)
pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) international peace conferences of scientists held regularly to discuss world problems: Nobel peace prize 1995 awarded to Joseph Rotblat, one of the founders of the conferences, secretary-general (1957–73), and president from 1988
[C20: from Pugwash, Nova Scotia, where the first conference was held]
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In 2016, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an international crisis group, organised a meeting in Qatar's Doha bringing Afghan diplomats, analysts and journalists to the table with the Taliban to discuss how to achieve peace.
He was talking to Secretary General Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Prof.
Paolo Cotta-Ramusino Secretary General Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, called on Sardar Mohammad Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir to exchange views on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, and peace and stability in South Asia.
The members of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs had engaged the Taliban representatives in Doha, when the strike happened.
The demands came a day after representatives of the Taliban and former Afghan officials met in Qatar at a conference to resolve the war organized by the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, a Nobel peace prize-winning crisis group.
A follow-up to the Qatar meeting organised by Pugwash Conferences is likely to be held after the end of Ramadan.
He was a member of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, whose founding mission was to eliminate nuclear weapons.
He is currently the President of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs; a member of the Governing Board of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and several other advisory boards of international bodies.
The Pugwash Conferences on Sciences and World Affairs said in its statement at the time: "The indefinite postponement of the Helsinki conference would be a very serious setback for all those who are hoping to create a better and more peaceful environment in the Middle East and a de facto reward for all those who have worked to undermine this laudable objective.
Sir Joseph Rotblat (who worked at the University of Liverpool from 1939-1949, becoming director of research in nuclear physics and who, in 1995, received the Nobel Peace Prize in conjunction with the Pugwash Conferences, for their efforts towards nuclear disarmament), Oliver Lodge (responsible for the first radio transmission and taking the first medical x-ray) and Prof.
Organisations that have earlier been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize include the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs that has campaigned to abolish nuclear arms.
He represents Pugwash Conferences and World Affairs, a Nobel Prize-winning NGO, in Pakistan and is a council member.