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Workshop: Towards a Ban on DU Weapons 02 October 2005

29 September 2006 - ICBUW

This workshop is organised by the International Peace Bureau (IPB) and the International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons (ICBUW) on the occasion of 'the international day for preventing the exploitation of the environment in war and armed conflicts' and 'the international action day to ban uranium weapons'.

Geneva, November 9th, 2005

Centre de Conferences de Varemb
Rue de Varemb? 9-11
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland
Tel. + 41 22 791 91 11

Programme

9.30 - 9.45 Opening (Manfred Mohr, ICBUW). Welcome (Nobuo Kazashi, ICBUW - Colin Archer, IPB).

9.45 - 10.15 Presentation of the ICBUW report on the occasion of 'the international day for preventing the exploitation of the environment in war and armed conflicts' (Henk van der Keur, ICBUW).

10.15 - 11.15 Effects of DU use with regard to health and environment (Keith Baverstock, former WHO Director - Michel Fernex, IPPNW Switzerland - Heike Schroder, ICBUW - Katsumi Furitsu, ICBUW).

11.15 - 11.45 *** Break - Press conference ***

11.45 - 12.30 Legal and political solutions, the compensation issue (Manfred Mohr, ICBUW - Francesco Iannuzzelli, ICBUW).

12.30 Concluding remarks and presentation of ICBUW petition signatures (Nobuo Kazashi, ICBUW - Colin Archer, IPB).