15 July 2020

75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Disarmament

As part of  the United Nations 75th anniversary initiative (UN75), the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is holding a global conversation with scholars, educators, researchers and students to discuss their priorities for the future, obstacles to achieving them, and the role of global academic cooperation in rethinking global issues. Please see below the details of the next webinar in the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series organized by United Nations Academic Impact on the topic of Rethinking Disarmament:

Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2020 (EDT/New York) / Thursday, 6 August 2020 (JST/Tokyo) 

Time: 8pm to 9:15pm EDT on 5 August (9am to 10:15am JST on 6 August)


  • Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
  • Dr. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the UN General Assembly for its 73rd Session
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz Borgo, Dean, UN-mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica 
  • Dr. Yoshiro Tanaka, Vice-President, J. F. Oberlin University, Japan (UNAI Principle Hub for the UN Charter)
  • Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Youth Ambassador, World Future Council and Founder-President of the Green Hope Foundation 
  • Ms. Yuumi Tobisawa, Leader of ASPIRE Japan and student of J. F. Oberlin University