The next meeting of the Diplomatic Club will host Ambassador PETER JENKINS with the topic The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: a Balance-Sheet’ The lecture and QandA session will take place on Tuesday, May 16 , 2017, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., ROOM 124. Ambassador will speak of consequences of the entry into force of the NPT in 1970 and the issues that now pose a certain threat to the continuing effectiveness of the treaty as a non-proliferation instrument.
About Peter Jenkins
Peter Jenkins was a British career diplomat for 33 years, following studies at the Universities of Cambridge and Harvard. He served in Vienna (twice), Washington, Paris, Brasilia and Geneva. He specialized in global economic and security issues. His last assignment (2001-06) was that of UK Ambassador to the IAEA and UN (Vienna). Since 2006 he has represented the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, advised the Director of IIASA and set up a partnership, The Ambassador Partnership llp, with former diplomatic colleagues, to offer the corporate sector dispute resolution and solutions to cross-border problems. He was an associate fellow of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy from 2010 to 2012. He writes and speaks on nuclear and trade policy issues.