ILPI roundtable discussion in Punta del Este, December 2012

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On 12 – 13 December 2012, International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI) convened a roundtable discussion in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in collaboration with Asociación de Lucha para el Desarme Civil (ALUDEC, Uruguay) and Asociación para Políticas Publicas (APP, Argentina).

The principal objective of the roundtable meeting was to bring together key individuals from different parts of Latin America, including state representatives, academics and civil society actors, in order to share thoughts and ideas on how Latin American and Caribbean states can prepare for and contribute to the conference on humanitarian effects of nuclear weapons, which is scheduled to be held in Oslo on March 4-5, 2013. The meeting was conducted in Spanish.

Annotated agenda (spanish)
Annotated agenda for the Roundtable. Circulated to participants before the the meeting, with the aim of serving as a basis for the discussions.

An introduction to the issue of nuclear weapons in Latin America (spanish)
ILPI Background Paper The background paper An Introduction to the issue of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America provides an overview of the issue of nuclear weapons in the region, with particular emphasis on the process that led to the establishment of the nuclear-weapon-free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean.