The Third Meeting of the IGEP
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The Third Meeting of the IGEP

On December 8 and 9, the third meeting of the International Group of Eminent Persons for a World Without Nuclear Weapons (IGEP) took place in Nagasaki. The fifteen-person group includes five APLN members and staff:

  • Marty Natalegawa, Former Foreign Minister of Indonesia; Chair of APLN’s International Advisory Board
  • Akiyama Nobumasa, Professor at the School of International and Public Policy and the Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University; Senior Associate Fellow at APLN
  • Tanya Ogilvie-White, Senior Research Adviser at APLN; non-resident senior fellow at the Pacific Forum
  • Manpreet Sethi, Senior Research Adviser at APLN; Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies
  • Tong Zhao, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The group discussed priorities and contemporary challenges in promoting nuclear disarmament. The meeting was attended by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

Read more about IGEP here.

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