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«The two greatest threats that I see to our civilization are Global warming that poses the risk of a slow suicide, and Nuclear war that poses the risk of a quick suicide. It falls on new generation to reduce the risk of war and to spare the world from spending some 1.700 billion dollars annually for military purposes», — Hans Blix, IAEA Director General (1981-1997)


IAEA Director General (1981 -1997), Executive Chairman of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC, 2000 – 2003) Dr. Hans Blix gives a lecture on contemporary issues in WMD nonproliferation


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Name: Blix Hans
City: Stokholm
Biography :

Politician, diplomat. From 2000 to 2003 served as Head of the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC); in 1987-1997 – as the Director General of IAEA; in 1978-1979 – as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden. From 1961 to 1981 Hans Blix was a member of the Swedish delegation to the UN General Assembly. From 1962 to 1978 He was a member of the Swedish delegation at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. Hans Blix obtained law degree at Cambridge (UK), and the Universities of Uppsala (Sweden) and Columbia (USA), received the degree of Doctor of Law at Stockholm University (Sweden).



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