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Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Representatives, Ladies and Gentlemen: On behalf of Green Cross International, a non-profit, charitable, and non-governmental organization, founded by Mikhail Gorbachev 23 years ago and headquartered here in Geneva, I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak, however briefly, to this year’s Eighth Five-Year Review Conference of the BWC. For more […]

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On 10 June 2016, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon transmitted the second report of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on chemical weapons use in Syria to the UN Security Council. The JIM was established by the United Nations in August 2015, under the auspices of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) […]

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Green Cross International and the Arms Control Association (ACA) co-hosted a roundtable discussion in Washington DC on Tuesday, June 21st, on “The New Nuclear Diplomacy: Breakthrough or Sideshow?” with Richard Lennane of Wildfire and Kingston Reif of the Arms Control Association. Paul Walker, director of the Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability Programme, chaired the […]

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By Paul Walker, Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, Green Cross International Today, 26 April, 2016 is the 30th anniversary of the catastrophic nuclear power reactor meltdown at Chernobyl in the Ukraine. Green Cross makes note of this historic tragedy, recognizes the hundreds of thousands of victims who continue to suffer from the accident, and pledges […]

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By Paul Walker, Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, Green Cross International On Monday, April 18, 2016, over 400 government and non-governmental experts from over 40 countries convened at the Targi Kielce conference center in Kielce, Poland for a Global Summit on Chemical Safety and Security organized by the International Centre on Chemical Safety and Security […]