Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - What next for the Nuclear "Grand Bargain"?

Hon Phil Twyford, Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 5:40pm - 7:00pm

Wellington

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW BEING HELD VIA ZOOM

The Wellington Branch of NZIIA invites you to an address by the Hon Phil Twyford, Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control

About this event

IMPORTANT NOTE: We plan to hold this event in-person, however, this is dependent on COVID-19 Alert Level settings. Members and all registered to attend this event will be updated prior to advise them whether it will be proceeding in person or if it will be fully virtual. If virtual, Zoom meeting details will be circulated at that time.

Hon Phil Twyford was born and raised in Auckland. He is the Labour Member of Parliament for Te Atatū, where he lives. Phil’s vision is for New Zealand to deliver hope and opportunity to all people.

After studying politics at Auckland University, Phil worked as a journalist and union organiser before becoming the founding Executive Director of Oxfam New Zealand. Phil’s strong belief in justice led to him becoming Oxfam’s Global Advocacy Director, based in Washington DC.

Upon returning to New Zealand, Phil was elected to Parliament for the Labour Party in 2008. In Opposition, he held the portfolios of Housing, Transport, Auckland Issues, and Disarmament and Arms Control.

Phil is currently the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth, Associate Minister for the Environment and Associate Minister of Immigration.

In his presentation to the Wellington Branch, Minister Twyford will provide an update on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and New Zealand's progress on disarmament issues at an international level.

Please note registration is required for this event.

 

Contact the Wellington branch

KARIM DICKIE, CHAIR

karim@dickie.org.nz

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW BEING HELD VIA ZOOM

The Wellington Branch of NZIIA invites you to an address by the Hon Phil Twyford, Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control

About this event

IMPORTANT NOTE: We plan to hold this event in-person, however, this is dependent on COVID-19 Alert Level settings. Members and all registered to attend this event will be updated prior to advise them whether it will be proceeding in person or if it will be fully virtual. If virtual, Zoom meeting details will be circulated at that time.

Hon Phil Twyford was born and raised in Auckland. He is the Labour Member of Parliament for Te Atatū, where he lives. Phil’s vision is for New Zealand to deliver hope and opportunity to all people.

After studying politics at Auckland University, Phil worked as a journalist and union organiser before becoming the founding Executive Director of Oxfam New Zealand. Phil’s strong belief in justice led to him becoming Oxfam’s Global Advocacy Director, based in Washington DC.

Upon returning to New Zealand, Phil was elected to Parliament for the Labour Party in 2008. In Opposition, he held the portfolios of Housing, Transport, Auckland Issues, and Disarmament and Arms Control.

Phil is currently the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth, Associate Minister for the Environment and Associate Minister of Immigration.

In his presentation to the Wellington Branch, Minister Twyford will provide an update on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and New Zealand's progress on disarmament issues at an international level.

Please note registration is required for this event.

 

Membership

NZIIA membership is open to anyone interested in understanding the importance of global affairs to the political and economic well-being of New Zealand.