Past Events

SCRAP at the 139th IPU Assembly: Continuing Dialogue of Disarmament Harriet Hanssen Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons As SCRAP followers will remember, Monday October 15th saw SCRAP director Dr. Dan Plesch chair the discussion of the Standing Committee for Peace and International Security at the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) 139th assembly. The assembly of the Committee, which …

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SCRAP Hosts Event at UN Geneva On 12 February, 2018, SCRAP had its sixth annual appointment to the United Nations in Geneva, as part of an event hosted by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan, discussing ‘Weapons Development and Disarmament: Challenges and Opportunities’. The event was held at the Palais des Nations and featured a lively …

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9-October-2017  The Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP), as a member of ICAN’s coalition of partner organizations, is thrilled that the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of its role to achieve the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. SCRAP is a student-led disarmament project …

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Dr Dan Plesch Speaks about SCRAP at the UN in New York In an interview with MA International Studies and Diplomacy student Alexandra MacAulay Abdelwahab, Dr. Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS University of London, speaks about SCRAPS recent meeting at the United Nations in New York City …

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UN Discussions of General and Complete Disarmament Over the last several years, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs have discussed General and Complete Disarmament (GCD) more regularly. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu In June 2017, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, addressed the final session of the open-ended working group on a fourth special …

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NEW SCRAP Publication on Disarmament and Cooperative Security out! SCRAP is pleased to announce the launch of the new publication Reintroducing Disarmament and Cooperative Security in the Toolbox of 21st Century Leaders. Over the last few years, it has become commonly accepted that the international security system has come under serious strain with rising regional and …

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