Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, Ambassador Jeffrey L. Eberhardt, will travel to Oslo, Stockholm, and Riga September 2-6, 2019 to reaffirm the United States’ commitments to strengthen the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), including nuclear nonproliferation, peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and nuclear disarmament efforts.
In Oslo, Ambassador Eberhardt is scheduled to meet with his counterparts to exchange ideas on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, including the NPT. He will also join a roundtable on related issues at the Oslo Nuclear Project, University of Oslo.
In Stockholm, Ambassador Eberhardt will meet with his counterparts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and join a discussion at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs on the enduring relevance of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and efforts by the United States and its partners to strengthen it further.
In Riga, Ambassador Eberhardt will attend the NATO Nuclear Policy Symposium.
Ambassador Eberhardt will also highlight the United States’ objectives for the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, to seek creative ways to achieve a positive outcome that recognizes and reaffirms the importance of the NPT.