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Launching a multi-year project to engage a new generation of Catholics, Catholic bishops joined scholars and policy specialists at Stanford University April 24-25 for a Colloquium on Revitalizing Catholic Engagement on Nuclear Disarmament. The event, hosted by former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and NTI Emeritus Board Member and former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, focused on the moral imperative behind eliminating nuclear weapons and the church’s historic and influential commitment to ridding the world of nuclear weapons. “This is a security question, it’s a policy questions, it’s a diplomacy question—but above all, it’s a moral question,” NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn told the group.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins called for a “fresh examination of the ethics of nuclear weapons in today’s world.”
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"The NPR sets the right course by emphasizing dialogue and diplomacy, aiming to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in national security strategy."
Regrettably, the 10th Review Conference (RevCon) of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) concluded without agreement on a final document after the Russian Federation blocked a consensus outcome.
NTI will host three side events at the 10th NPT Review Conference.