Past event

Invitation Only

Research Event

Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Testing: London Workshop

2 Nov 2015 - 09:30 to 3 Nov 2015 - 16:30

Chatham House, London

International Security Department, Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

Overview

This two-day workshop is part of a series exploring the role of humanitarian organizations in responding to a nuclear detonation, and is meant to foster dialogue between humanitarian organizations, NGOs, and governments.

Day one will examine the nature of a nuclear detonation, the medical and environmental impacts, regional effects, and international initiatives to explore the humanitarian impacts of a nuclear detonation. On day two, there will be interactive discussions based on a scenario to further examine the response plans and options in case of a nuclear detonation.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.