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Nuclear Discussion Forum





The second session of the 2015 Nuclear Discussion Forum (NDF) was held on 22 June 2015 at the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan. This session was dedicated to a review of the 2015 NPT Review Conference.

The welcome and coverage of key issues was given by the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan Ambassador Kairat Abdrakhmanov. Opening remarks were made by H.E. Mr. Kim Won-soo, UN Under-Secretary-General, Acting High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, followed by three speakers: Ambassadors Adam Scheinman, Special Representative of the U.S. President for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Juan Sandoval-Mendiolea,  DPR of Mexico, as well as  Mr. Thomas Markram, Secretary-General of the 2015 NPT Review Conference, UNODA.

The session was attended by the representatives of 53 UN Member States, leadership and senior officers of UNODA, and intergovernmental organizations.