Discussion Paper

A discussion paper ‘The New NPT Review Cycle (2016-2020): Perspectives and Challenges', prepared by Amb. Grigory Berdennikov, was discussed during the opening plenary session of the 2017 MNC ‘Prospects and Challenges of the 2020 NPT Review Cycle'.

Amb. Berdennikov is a nonproliferation regime ‘Grand Slam' owner. He led the Russian delegation at the NPT Review Conference, at the negotiations on the START II Treaty and the CTBT, and was a Sherpa at the Nuclear Security Summit.

Amb. Berdennikov is a former Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, and former Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva and to the International Organizations in Vienna.

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