The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has over one hundred members from eighteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. APLN aims to inform and energize public opinion, especially high-level policymakers, to take seriously the very real threats posed by nuclear weapons, and to do everything possible to achieve a world in which they are contained, diminished and eventually eliminated.
Chen Dongxiao currently serves as the President of the Shanghai Institute of International Studies and specializes in China foreign policy, Sino-U.S. relations, and UN collective security. In the past he has served as the Director of the Department of International Organizations and International Law.
Cui Liru is currently a Senior Researcher of the Taihe Institute and the Former President of the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations.
Fan Jishe is a Senior Fellow, Director for Global Governance and International Organizations Studies at the Institute for International Strategic Studies, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC.
Professor Hu Yumin is a Council Member & Senior Research Fellow at CACDA (China Arms and Disarmament Association) and Senior Research Fellow at Grandview Institute.
Li Bin is a Former Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ma Zhengang was formerly Chinese Ambassador to the U.K., and is now Chairman of the National Committee at the Council for Security and Cooperation in the Asia Pacific. He is also the Chairman of the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association.
Pan Zhenqiang served as Major General to the Chinese Army and now holds the position of deputy chairman of the China Foundation for International Studies. He is also the senior adviser to the China Reform Forum.
Sha Zukang is a Chinese diplomat who served as the former head of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs from 2007 to 2012. He previously served as the Chinese ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Shen Dingli is a professor and the former Associate Dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies. He is also an Honorary Visiting Professor of Washington University in St. Louis.
Tong Zhao is a Senior Fellow at the Nuclear Policy Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, based in Beijing at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.