Professor Paul Schulte to give keynote at Trust Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation Training Programme

Professor Paul Schulte, leading expert and practitioner in the field of conflict and cooperation to offer the keynote address at the Training Programme on Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation with the title ' Managing Great Power Rivalry and Distrust: Insights from the fields of disarmament and non-proliferation'.

Professor Paul Schulte, leading expert and practitioner in the field of conflict and defence will offer the keynote address at the Training Programme on Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation organised by Institute for Conflict Cooperation and Security, April 16-20 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Title of his keynote address is 'Managing Great Power Rivalry and Distrust: Insights from the fields of disarmament and non-proliferation'. Professor Paul Schulte served as Director of Defence Organisation in the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad; Founding Head of the U.K.’s interdepartmental Post Conflict Reconstruction Unit (now the Stabilisation Unit); Chief Speechwriter for two UK Defence Secretaries, John Reid and Des Browne; had a distinguished career as a civil servant in the Ministry of Defence; was MODUK’s Director of Proliferation and Arms Control; and UK Commissioner on the UN Commissions for Iraqi Disarmament: UNSCOM and UNMOVIC during the long Iraqi Compliance Crisis.

He also is an Honorary Professor in the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at Birmingham University. He is also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Defence Studies at King’s College, University of London, and a research associate of the School of Oriental and African Studies. He is a member of the University of Birmingham Policy Commission on Remote Warfare and of UK Pugwash and a regular participant in the CSIS US, UK and French Nuclear Trilateral process.