Published on October 23rd, 2012 | by Wilbert van der Zeijden


Afraid of the bomb

Debate Afraid of the bomb, Wednesday 31 October, Humanity House, the Hague

How does the fear of Weapons of Mass Destruction dominate daily life in the Middle East? This will be the main question on Wednesday October 31 during a round table session (in English) with Sharon Dolev (head of the Israeli anti-nuclear movement), Susi Snyder (program leader Nuclear Disarmament at IKV Pax Christi), Jan Jaap van Oosterzee (Policy Advisor Middle East at IKV Pax Christi) and Shahriar Katheri (Director Tehran Peace Museam and specialized in the treatment of victims of chemical weapons). The round table is organized by the Dutch peace organization IKV Pax Christi. Moderator is journalist Pieter van den Blink.

To register, please send an e-mail with your name, the number of people attending and a subject line ‘Afraid of the Bomb’ to: Your registration will be confirmed by e-mail.

The seminar is English spoken.

Foyer open at 17.30 hrs
Programme starts 18.00 hrs
Programme ends 19.30 hrs
Entrance is free

More information can be found on the Humanity House website


About the Author

Wilbert van der Zeijden is the senior researcher of the Security and DIsarmament team of PAX. Wilbert currently focusses on getting US nuclear weapons out of Europe; WMD out of the Middle East and your savings out of nuclear weapons producing companies. He graduated at the Vrije University in Amsterdam and previously worked for about nine years for the think-tank Transnational Institute, as their Peace and Security Programme coordinator. Wilbert’s research interests include humanitarian disarmament, NATO and European security, toxic legacies of war and developments in international military infrastructure.

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