WHAT'S NEW IN INES?
Dateline: 19 August 1999
WNII is an electronic information service of INES,
the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility
Editor: Tobias Damjanov, e-mail: < >
INES homepage: http://inesglobal.org
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INES Chair Prof. Armin Tenner < >
INES Congress 2000
''Challenges for Science and Engineering in the 21st Century''
Stockholm, 14-18 June 2000
INES 2000 Conference Secretariat: mailto:
CONTENTS of WNII No. 33/1999
No new or changed email or web addresses in this issue.
NOTE: All INES e-mail addresses and homepages are available upon request from: <>
!!! Abolition 2000 homepage: http://www.abolition2000.org
For the latest nuclear weapons abolition grassroots news, visit: http://www.napf.org/abolition2000/news/
India's nuclear doctrine http://www.indianembassy.org/policy/CTBT/nuclear_doctrine_aug_17_1999.html
On 17 August, a Draft Report of India's National Security Advisory Board on the Indian Nuclear Doctrine has been published (see URL indicated above). The following articles assessing this document and its politico-military consequences can be obtained from the WNII editor:
Also very interesting are two articles with regard to India's capability to produce a neutron bomb:
(both articles are available from the WNII editor, as well)
"Security and Survival: The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Convention"
"Security and Survival" by Merav Datan and Alyn Ware attempts to answer the questions
--- How to eliminate nuclear weapons?
--- How to verify and enforce nuclear abolition?
--- How to safeguard nuclear materials?
--- Should delivery vehicles be eliminated?
and make the case for a nuclear weapons convention. This new publication is a resource for policy makers, diplomats, disarmament specialists, scientists, academics, activists, journalists, and anyone interested in exploring the political, legal and technical aspects of complete nuclear disarmament. It includes a model treaty for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Available for US$10 plus postage and handling ($2 in the US/Canada/Mexico. $6 elsewhere) from: IPPNW, email:
in Europe: from IALANA, email ; in the Pacific from Alyn Ware, email ; Summary: http://www.stimson.org/clusters/tokyoforum.htm ; Full (Lengthy) Report, released August 4, 1999: http://serv.peace.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp/English/final1-e.htm
CSD Report: preparations for CSD 2000, outcomes from CSD 1999
The NGO Steering Committee for the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) has just published a very useful and comprehensive report, including, among other things, all upcoming events, listservers and other helpful details related to next year's "CSD 8" (17 April - 5 May 2000).
If you are interested in this report, please send your request to the WNII editor.
International Year of Culture for Peace (web ref)
Concerning the International Year of Culture for Peace in 2000, which UNESCO is opening on 14 September, the French peace organisation "Appel des Cents" (Appeal of the Hundred) has opened a particular website: http://www.paix2000.org
CONFERENCES - MEETINGS - SEMINARS
Events listed here are being published only once due to limited space. Changes, however, will be taken into account (marked with ''UPDATE'')
First International African Continental and Global Youth Assembly
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For more details, contact Mustapha Chouikha mailto:
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