Egypt will be hosting the upcoming COP27 Conference in Sharm El Sheikh from 6 November – 18 November 2022. Egypt has been consistently taking action to establish itself as a proponent of climate change action and has attained status as a Green Economy Flagship country. It has been implementing measures to combat air pollution, aContinue reading “Analysis: The eyes of the world on Egypt for COP27”
Author Archives: Britt Gronemeyer
The voice of METO’s university network heard loud and clear in Vienna
The second day of the Meeting of State Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons began with a continuation of the previous day’s debate. The METO team listened to remarks made by delegates from Norway, Switzerland, Morocco, the Netherlands and more.
Youth participation elevated at the conference to ban nuclear weapons
The METO team arrived at the United Nations House in Vienna for the first day of the First Meeting of State Parties (MSP) to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). As the conference got underway, many members of the University Network began the day at the parallel Youth MSP.
Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons under the spotlight in Vienna
The 2022 Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons took place at the Austria Centre in Vienna on the 20th of June 2022. Given that the conference took place on the day before the First Meeting of State Parties on the Treaty of the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, it set the tone forContinue reading “Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons under the spotlight in Vienna”
In the Zone: METO’s Sharon and Emad speak at the Nuclear Ban Forum in Vienna
METO directors, Sharon Dolev and Emad Kiyaei, spoke at the first day of the Nuclear Ban Forum, hosted by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on June 18. They hosted an hour-long workshop called “In the Zone: the TPNW and the Middle East.” Both Sharon and Emad discussed the possibility of establishing aContinue reading “In the Zone: METO’s Sharon and Emad speak at the Nuclear Ban Forum in Vienna”
METO at St Andrew’s University
On February 16th, METO and the University of St. Andrews Foreign Affairs Society hosted a roadshow discussion on the future of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Global Politics. Emad Kiyaei joined via Zoom to talk to many St. Andrews students interested in futures in diplomacy and disarmament. Britt Gronemeyer, a member of METO’s university networkContinue reading “METO at St Andrew’s University”