Academic Dialogue as Bridge Building Tool: The Second APOME Conference in Berlin

The second international conference organized by the Project Group of the Academic Peace Orchestra Middle East in Berlin successfully served as platform for the discussion of ideas among Track II experts – many of them from the conflict region – to improve the conditions for a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons.

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Foto: Berlin Conference May 3, 2016

During the two-day conference on May 3 and 4, 2016, the participants assessed especially the potential of economic cooperation, the creation of an enrichment free zone as well as of nuclear testing. The first conference day was topped by an inspiring speech by Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO, who underlined the necessity of a ban of nuclear testing for the region.

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Foto: Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary CTBTO

Selected Insights and impressions of the conference are published by conference participant Shemuel Meir at +972 Blog.