2nd Meeting of “Panel on Peace and Security of Northeast Asia (PSNA)”
Venue: The Continental Hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Blue Banner, Mongolia
Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA)
Friday, June 23 Arrival
Saturday, June 24
Registration (Venue: Conference Hall, 2nd floor)
Opening Remarks: Jargalsaikhan Enkhsaikhan
Overview of the past activities: Tatsujiro Suzuki
RECNA’s new publication (English Journal) announcement: Fumihiko Yoshida
|9:50-12:30||Session 1: U.S. Nuclear Policy and Its Implication to the Security of Northeast Asia|
|Now a few months have passed since the Trump Administration is in power. This session is intended to assess implications of new US nuclear policies under the Trump Administration to the security of Northeast Asia, including possible responses of other nuclear weapon countries in the region.
(Chair: Jargalsaikhan Enkhsaikhan)
Morton H. Halperin [Paper]
Nobuyasu Abe (APLN)
|12:30-14:00||Lunch (Venue: Venus Restaurant, 1st floor)|
|13:30-14:30||Press Conference (Venue: “VIP room,” 1st floor)|
|14:45-17:45||Session 2: Prohibition Treaty Negotiation and NPT Review Process|
|This session will focus on the recent new developments in global nuclear disarmament efforts, especially on the negotiation for legal instruments to prohibit nuclear weapons at the UN and its possible impacts on the NPT review process.
(Chair: Michael Hamel-Green)
|Reception/Dinner (Venue: Venus Restaurant, 1st floor)
Shijeekhuu Odonbaatar, Ambassador, Head of Policy Planning Department, Foreign Ministry of Mongolia
Sunday, June 25
|9:00-12:00||Session 3: Issues for a Future NEA-NWFZ Treaty|
|This session is intended to focus on future of Northeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty, and its possible contribution to regional security issues and ways to initiate .
(Chair: Peter Hayes)
Michael Hamel-Green (Scope of NEA-NWFZ) [Paper]
|12:00-13:30||Lunch (Venue: Venus Restaurant, 1st floor)|
|13:30-15:00||Session 4: Civilian Nuclear Program in Northeast Asia|
|This session will focus on key policy issues associated with civilian nuclear programs in Northeast Asia and its implications for peace and security of the region, including possible regional framework and cooperation in nuclear fuel cycle activities.
(Chair: Mark Suh)
|15:30-17:15||Session 5: Summary and Next Steps for PSNA (PSNA Members Only)|
|This session will summarize the discussion of this workshop and discuss future next steps for PSNA and plan for the next year’s meeting.
(Chair: Tatsujiro Suzuki)
|17:15-17:30||Closing Remarks: Morton H. Halperin|
|18:30-||Dinner (Restaurant “Silk Road” nearby the hotel)|