The Peace Palace Library is pleased to invite you to our upcoming Peace and Security Salon on the 11th of May, with biological and chemical weapons as the theme of our evening. The Salon is part of a new lecture series of the Peace Palace Library on peace and security issues. The Salon will include lectures by several experts on the different aspects of biological and chemical weapons.

The speakers are:

  • Onur Güven (Asser Institute) - “From Restriction to Prohibition: A Century of Continuous Struggle”
  • Yasmin Naqvi (OPCW) - “Eliminating the Chemical Weapons Programme of Syria: Lessons Learned for Current and Future Threats”
  • Olivier Mattmann (Hotzone Solutions Group) - “CBRN Threat Awareness and National Protection Capacity Building”
  • Jonathan Forman (OPCW) - “The Intersection of Science and Biochemical Disarmament”

The Salon will take place in the Peace Palace Library. The evening will start at 18:30 with tea and coffee, with the Salon starting at 19:30 and finishing around 22:00. Afterwards drinks will be served to allow for in-depth discussion of the evening’s lectures with both the speakers and fellow attendees.

The language will be English. Please note that the number of seats is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to attend this event, please register and pay online via this link before Monday 9 May.

Time: Wednesday 11 May 2016, 19.30-22.30 hrs (doors open at 18.30 hrs).

Venue: Peace Palace Library, Academy Building.

Entrance fee: € 7,50.

We hope to welcome you on the 11th of May at the Peace Palace Library.

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