WAIRARAPA: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: A milestone towards abolition?
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 8:00pm
The Seminar Room, Wairarapa Sports House, Cnr Chapel and Jackson Streets, Masterton

SPEAKERS: Dr Kate Dewes ONZM and Commander Rob Green RN (Ret'd)

Kate Dewes has co-directed the Christchurch Disarmament and Security Centre (DSC) with husband Rob Green since 1998.  She was on the International Steering Committee for the World Court Project.  Part-time lecturer in Peace Studies at the University of Canterbury for 20 years, she was a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters 2008-2013.

Rob Green served for 20 years in the British Royal Navy, flying in Buccaneer nuclear strike aircraft and then anti-submarine helicopters equipped with nuclear depth-bombs.  His final appointment was Staff-Officer (Intelligence) to the Commander-in-Chief Fleet during the 1982 Falklands War.  He is the author of Security without Nuclear Deterrence.