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July 25, 2014, 11:11 a.m.

What’s next on non­pro­lif­er­a­tion and in­ter­na­tion­al se­cur­ity, in Wash­ing­ton and around the globe.

— Ju­ly 28: Come hear two back-to-back ex­pert-pan­el dis­cus­sions about “Nuc­le­ar Polit­ics on the Korean Pen­in­sula” at the Carne­gie En­dow­ment for In­ter­na­tion­al Peace in Wash­ing­ton. The or­gan­iz­a­tion’s Douglas Paal and Don­ald Man­zullo of the Korea Eco­nom­ic In­sti­tute kick off the ana­lyses with open­ing re­marks.

— Ju­ly 28: The Jew­ish In­sti­tute for Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Af­fairs hosts a Wash­ing­ton dis­cus­sion by its Gemun­der Cen­ter for De­fense and Strategy’s Ir­an Task Force re­gard­ing Tehran’s nuc­le­ar ne­go­ti­ations with six world powers. The con­ver­sa­tion is also ex­pec­ted to ad­dress po­ten­tial fu­ture steps to pre­vent an atom­ic-armed Ir­an.

— Ju­ly 28: The Con­fer­ence on Dis­arm­a­ment kicks off its third and fi­nal ses­sion of the year in Geneva, Switzer­land. It runs through Sept. 12.

— Ju­ly 28-Aug. 1: The Har­vard School of Pub­lic Health will hold a course in Bo­ston fea­tur­ing pre­pared­ness lead­ers to dis­cuss “Ra­di­olo­gic­al Emer­gency Plan­ning: Ter­ror­ism, Se­cur­ity and Com­mu­nic­a­tion.” Par­ti­cipants could in­clude “any­one in­volved in emer­gency plan­ning, re­sponse, or re­cov­ery in the pub­lic, private, or non­profit sec­tors,” ac­cord­ing to the event no­tice. “Health phys­i­cists, pub­lic safety pro­fes­sion­als, and first re­ceiv­ers and re­spon­ders will also find this pro­gram be­ne­fi­cial.”

— Ju­ly 29: “Pro­tect­ing the Home­land from Nuc­le­ar and Ra­di­olo­gic­al Threats” will be ex­plored at a hear­ing of the U.S. House Home­land Se­cur­ity Sub­com­mit­tee on Cy­ber­se­cur­ity, In­fra­struc­ture Pro­tec­tion and Se­cur­ity Tech­no­lo­gies. Wit­nesses were not yet an­nounced at press time.

— Ju­ly 30: A Wash­ing­ton event spot­lights Roy­al Navy Adm. Sir George Zam­bel­las, Bri­tain’s first sea lord and chief of nav­al staff, dis­cuss­ing “Cred­ible Mari­time Part­ners in the 21st Cen­tury.” The Cen­ter for Stra­tegic and In­ter­na­tion­al Stud­ies talk comes as both the United States and United King­dom face mount­ing pres­sures in fund­ing their nuc­le­ar-armed nav­al ves­sels.

— Ju­ly 30: The U.S. House For­eign Af­fairs Sub­com­mit­tee on Asia and the Pa­cific holds a hear­ing titled, “Twenty Years of U.S. Policy on North Korea: From Agreed Frame­work to Stra­tegic Pa­tience.” Wit­nesses are to in­clude Glyn Dav­ies, the State De­part­ment’s spe­cial rep­res­ent­at­ive for North Korea policy, and Robert King, the de­part­ment’s spe­cial en­voy for North Korean hu­man rights.

— Ju­ly 31: The “Status of Les­sons Learned from the Fukushi­ma Daii­chi Ac­ci­dent” is the fo­cus of a brief­ing at the U.S. Nuc­le­ar Reg­u­lat­ory Com­mis­sion in Rock­ville, Md. The meet­ing is open to the pub­lic.

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