Members

The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has ninety-three members from sixteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. The 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.

Kanti BAJPAI

Kanti BAJPAI

Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalization and Wilmar Professor of Asian Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Kanti Bajpai is an awardee of the K. Subrahmanyam Award for Excellence in Research in Strategic and Security Studies and has been teaching international politics for nearly three decades.

Kanti Bajpai holds the position of Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalization and Wilmar Professor of Asian Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Before this, he was a professor in the Politics and International Relations of South Asia, Oxford University (2009-2010), and Headmaster at The Doon School, India (2003-2009). From 1994 to 2003, he taught International Politics in the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, in the Centre for International Politics, Organization, and Disarmament. Bajpai has also taught at the Maharajah Sayajirao University of Baroda (1989-1992). Bajpai is presently working on a book on India-China relations and is a regular commentator in the Indian press and radio and television. In 2012, the Indian Defense Minister awarded him the K. Subrahmanyam Award for Excellence in Research in Strategic and Security Studies.