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Keynote Address on Nuclear Disarmament at the 2018 Parliament of the World Religions in Toronto

Keynote address by Pace University professors Dr. Emily Welty and Dr. Matthew Bolton, at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto, 6 November 2018, about their advocacy with the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

 Pace University Students Address UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament Education

Pace students Sydney Korman and Terrie Soule delivered a statement in October 2018 to the United Nations General Assembly First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) on calling for greater participation of youth, women, survivors of violence and people from the Global South.

 Victim Assistance and Environmental Remediation in States and Territories Affected by Nuclear Weapons Testing in the Pacific

Nuclear weapons use, testing, development and production have caused multi-generational human harm and persistent environmental damage that pose a threat to sustainable development, says Dr. Matthew Bolton in an interview with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s New York Office.

Pace University Professors Working for Peace

Pace University professors Dr. Emily Welty and Dr. Matthew Bolton, a married couple, speak about their commitment to advocacy and activism to make the world a more just and peaceful place.

2013 Robotic Weapons Control Symposium

The 2013 Robotic Weapons Control Symposium at Pace University drew together around 20 thinkers from a variety of disciplines, including robotics, computer science, political science, philosophy, physics and the law.  Click here for videos of selected lectures. Below is Dr. Matthew Bolton’s lecture “Landmines, Killer Robots and the Changing Spatial Dynamics of War.”

Podcast on Humanitarian Disarmament

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative podcast on humanitarian disarmament, featuring Dr. Matthew Bolton

Radio Interview on Nuclear Testing in the Pacific Region

In an interview with Radio New Zealand, Dr. Matthew Bolton argues that the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons offers an new normative framework enabling assistance to victims and remediation of contaminated environments in the Pacific region through international cooperation and assistance.

Radio Interview on the Iran Deal

Dr. Matthew Bolton interviewed by WAMC Northeast Public Radio on the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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