17th Meeting of the CSCAP Study Group on Countering the Proliferation of WMD in the Asia Pacific

Manila, June 2013

The 17th Meeting of the CSCAP Study Group on Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Asia Pacific was held in Manila on June 2-3, 2013. Forty-four experts and twenty-two Pacific Forum Young Leaders met to discuss regional attitudes toward the Proliferation Security Initiative and other counter-proliferation efforts and regimes, the prospects for the Six-Party Talks and potential means for facilitating the Korean Peninsula denuclearization process, regional threat perceptions and security outlooks, missile proliferation, and ballistic missile defense.
 



AGENDA:

Sunday, June 2, 2013:

Session 1: Recent Developments in Nonproliferation and Disarmament
Manpreet Sethi
Natasha Barnes

Session 2: The Korean Peninsula and Denuclearization
Kyudok Hong
Wang Haihan
Heigo Sato
Jang-Keun Lee

Session 3: Missile Proliferation
Collin Koh
David Santoro

Session 4: Nuclear Security and Fissile Material Management
Sharon Squassoni
Jorshan Choi


Monday, June 3, 2013:

Session 5: Enrichment and Reprocessing Technology
Miles Pomper
Duyeon Kim

Session 6: UN Security Council Resolution 1540
Charles Mahaffey
Jesus (Gary) Domingo

Session 7: BTWC and CWC Implementation
Jaime Yassif

Session 8: Wrap up, CSCAP Memoranda Status, and Future Plans
David Santoro
Carl Baker