RSIS Webinar on Nuclear Security Governance in the Asia-Pacific: Pathways to Cooperation

The NTS Centre organised a webinar on “Nuclear Security Governance in the Asia-Pacific: Pathways to Cooperation” on 29 July 2021. Chaired by Prof Mely Caballero-Anthony, Head of NTS Centre, this webinar featured eight nuclear governance experts from selected Asia-Pacific countries. The panel included Dr Trevor Findlay (Principal Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne);  Dr David Santoro (President, Pacific Forum); Mr Tom Corben (Research Associate, United States Studies Centre); Dr Hosik Yoo (Vice President, Korea Institute of Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Control); Dr Zha Daojiong (Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University);  Dr Masahiro Okuda, Engineer, Ms Naoko Noro, Chief Training Instructor (Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Security, Japan Atomic Energy Agency); and Mr Julius Cesar Trajano (Research Fellow, NTS Centre, RSIS). The presentations and panel discussions explored key safety, security and non-proliferation issues in the Asia-Pacific as well multiple pathways to enhancing nuclear governance such as national actions, bilateral cooperation, ASEAN-led frameworks, and bottom-up approach involving NGOs, educational institutions and Track II networks.  Around 80 participants attended the webinar.