VERTIC gives presentation on UNSCR 1540 at the 129th IPU Assembly
Scott Spence, VERTIC Senior Legal Officer, gave a presentation today (available here) on the national implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 at the 129th Assembly of the Interparliamentary Union. The session - facilitated by the IPU's Committee on UN Affairs - had the objective of providing an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of UNSCR 1540, thus enabling them to contribute to the development of appropriate and effective national legislative and regulatory measures. The Chair of the 1540 Committee, Ambassador Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York, participated in the session. Other panelists included: Mr. Ekwee Ethuro, Speaker of the Senate of Kenya; Ms. Uta Zapf, Chair of the Sub-Committee on Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation, German Bundestag; and Dr. Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu, Center on International Cooperation, New York University.
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