India to host workshop on nuclear security
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today informed that a workshop on building new synergies on nuclear security is being organized by India in cooperation with the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs from November 30 to December 1.
Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, who is also India's Sherpa for the Nuclear Security Summit, will inaugurate the workshop.
India's initiative to host this workshop was announced by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh during the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul in March this year.
The workshop will be attended by all countries represented on the UNSC as well as new incoming members, UN, IAEA and representatives of the Committee established under UNSC Resolution 1540.
The holding of the workshop coincides with India's presidency of the UN Security Council this month.