Toda Peace Institute Cohosts Workshop on Nuclear Disarmament

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Three men seated at a conference table
Ramesh Thakur (left), senior research fellow at the Toda Peace Institute, Kevin Clements (center), director of the Toda Peace Institute, and Ambassador Alexander Kmentt (right), president of the 1MSP [© Seikyo Shimbun ]

On June 24, following the First Meeting of States Parties (1MSP) to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the Soka Gakkai affiliated Toda Peace Institute held a workshop on nuclear disarmament co-organized with the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP). Held at VCDNP, the workshop brought together experts from the 1MSP, including Ambassador Alexander Kmentt, president of the 1MSP. The event included a book launch for The Nuclear Ban Treaty: A Transformational Reframing of the Global Nuclear Order, a collection of expert perspectives on the TPNW edited by Ramesh Thakur, former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and senior research fellow at the Toda Peace Institute.