The Bright Side – issue 2

Editorial by Tamyra Selvarajan The Middle East is jumping on the bandwagon of a renewable energy revolution. This is definitely a big turn for the region as most of the region relies heavily on fossil fuels for both income and energy. (Continued…)

The Bright Side – Issue 2 – Dec. 2021 – Editorial

A publication of the METO University Network Editorial by Tamyra Selvarajan* The Middle East is jumping on the bandwagon of a renewable energy revolution. This is definitely a big turn for the region as most of the region relies heavily on fossil fuels for both income and energy.  Algeria is one of the countries thatContinue reading “The Bright Side – Issue 2 – Dec. 2021 – Editorial”

UN Conference on a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East

On Tuesday, 23rd of November, Atomic Reporters, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, the International Physicians for the prevention of Nuclear War, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in New York and METO, hosted an online panel discussion on the upcoming second session of the November Conference at the UN on the subject of the Middle EastContinue reading “UN Conference on a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East”

The Bright Side – Issue 1 – Nov. 2021 – Editorial

A publication of the METO University Network Editorial by Lara Rendl* The announcement to resume talks on Iran’s nuclear weapons programme and the economic sanctions resulting from it certainly marks a proper start for the first edition of The Bright Side, which we dedicate to sharing good news from the Middle East. In this newsletterContinue reading “The Bright Side – Issue 1 – Nov. 2021 – Editorial”

A regional organization for a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East

On Wednesday, 27th of October, the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations and the Middle East Treaty Organization hosted a side event to the UN General Assembly First Committee meetings at which were presented key elements of the new Draft Treaty which has been produced this year after extensive rounds of meetings withContinue reading “A regional organization for a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East”

In The Zone – Episode 14 – Beatrice Fihn

In episode 14 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Tony Robinson interview Beatrice Fihn. In this interview, recorded during the 2nd World Peace Congress organised by the International Peace Bureau in Barcelona, Beatrice talks about the lessons learned in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the pros and cons of winningContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 14 – Beatrice Fihn”

Media Briefing Presentations

On the 1st of September, METO together with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and Atomic Reporters hosted a media briefing for journalists on the subject of Developments in the ME & the perspectives for WMD Disarmament. Four speakers were invited to participate and give their views and we have recorded and edited them forContinue reading “Media Briefing Presentations”