|Date:||Wednesday 20 Mar, 5pm - 6:30pm|
|Location:||AUT City Campus
WG Building, WG801
Together with the NZ Centre for Global Studies, the AUT Law School is hosting Professor Ramesh Thakur at a public lecture on the topic "Is the United Nations Security Council fit for purpose in addressing 21st century security threats?"
Professor Ramesh Thakur is Director of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND) in the Crawford School, the Australian National University and co-Convenor of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN).
He was Vice Rector and Senior Vice Rector of the United Nations University (and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations) from 1998–2007. Educated in India and Canada, he was a Professor of International Relations at the University of Otago in New Zealand and Professor and Head of the Peace Research Centre at the Australian National University, during which time he was also a consultant/adviser to the Australian and New Zealand governments on arms control, disarmament and international security issues.
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Refreshments from 5pm. Lecture from 5.30pm.