Inauguration of the Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament
- Date: –16:30
- Location: Universitetsaulan
- Organiser: Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament
- Contact person: Stina Moulin Holback
- Phone: 0184717602
- Akademisk högtid
The world is facing a real nuclear threat. Uppsala University is holding an inaugural ceremony for the newly established Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament. Please join us for the inauguration of this important centre that will be based at Uppsala.
The doors for the aula will open at 14:15, the ceremony starts at 15:00.
In addition to interesting speakers, the ceremony will feature a musical performance by the Allmänna Sången choir.
Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017
Prof. Peter Wallensteen, pioneer in Peace and Conflict Research
Cecilia Wikström, Chair of the Board for the Alva Myrdal Centre and former Member of the European Parliament
Dr. Rupal N. Mehta, Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs (joining via videolink)
Prof. Tora Holmberg, vice-rector at Uppsala University
Alva Myrdal Centre was established in 2021 to combine the world's knowledge on disarmament issues. The centre collaborates with international researchers, educates the future generation of disarmament experts and disseminates information about disarmament issues to the public.
Find out more: uu.se/alvamyrdalcentre