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Practitioner Seminar Series

Monday May 7, 2018, from 15:00 to 16:30
Room 24.013. Mercè Rodoreda 24 building

Richard Moyes (Article 36)

The practitioner lecture series is intended to give IBEI students an opportunity to engage with international professionals about their personal work experience, the organizations they represent, and to learn about possible career trajectories in international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Each lecture will allow ample room for questions and inputs from the audience. All IBEI students and staff are welcome.

Richard Moyes, Managing Director and co-founder of Article 36, not-for-profit organization working on security and weapons control. Member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).

R. Moyes was a leading strategist in the development of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the 2015 Safe Schools Declaration and the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. He undertakes research and analysis on risks for the artificial intelligence company DeepMind. Moyes is a member of the governance boards of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, and of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which was co-laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997. He previously established and managed humanitarian landmine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal operations. He has degrees in History and in Social Anthropology from Gonville and Caius College Cambridge.

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