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Former Un Weapons Inspector Hans Blix to Deliver Center On International Cooperation Lecture at NYU, April 9

March 17, 2008
N-337, 2007-08


Hans Blix, who headed the United Nations’ Monitoring, Verification, and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) for Iraq from 2000 to 2003, will deliver a public lecture-“Time for a Revival of Disarmament?”-on Wed., April 9, 6:30 p.m., at New York University (19 W. 4th St., at Mercer St.).

The lecture, sponsored by NYU’s Center on International Cooperation, is free and open to the public. RSVP to 212.998.3688 or Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). Blix will be introduced by Sergio Duarte, the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

Blix, who currently chairs the independent international Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission (WMDC), is the author of forthcoming Why Nuclear Disarmament Matters (Boston Review Books). A book signing will follow the lecture. Blix’s published works also include Disarming Iraq (Pantheon, 2004).

Reporters interested in attending the event should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

  • Who: Hans Blix, former executive chairman, United Nations’ Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)
  • What: Lecture-“Time for a Revival of Disarmament?”
  • When: Wed., April 9, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: 19 W. 4th St., at Mercer St.

Established in 1996, the Center on International Cooperation promotes policy research and international consultations on multinational responses to transnational problems. Working with officials of government and intergovernmental agencies, as well as corporate and civil society leaders, the center seek to clarify the political, legal, and institutional foundations of effective international cooperation, including the appropriateness and feasibility of alternative sources of financing.

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