The International Federation of Catholic Universities is pleased to invite you to a virtual event dedicated to nuclear disarmament, hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame (USA).
Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists and Activists in the Catholic Community
This four-day, eight session virtual seminar, presented from a Catholic perspective, will provide an overview of the history, current controversies and future prospects for nuclear weapons policies. Particular attention will be given to the challenges posed by nuclear weapons modernization programs, the demise of key arms control agreements, the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the evolving Catholic position on nuclear deterrence and disarmament.
Participants must be undergraduate or graduate students that commit to attend the sessions, January 11 to 14, 2021. The seminar aims to increase the capacity of participants in their cross-disciplinary knowledge base and in ethical arguments of nonproliferation and disarmament. Participants will be introduced to key arms control institutions in Washington.