Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 31, 2012


The Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, and the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, will host the 3rd annual Generation Prague Conference on June 4, 2012. The conference “Generation Prague: Learning from the Past - Confronting New Security Challenges,” will focus on the lessons of the Cold War and the new international security challenges and opportunities facing the next generation.

Confirmed speakers include: Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman; Ambassador Erlan Idrissov of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Daniel Kostoval, Director of the Security Policy Department, Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs; David E. Hoffman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Dead Hand; and many more.

For additional information and conference agenda, please go to: http://www.state.gov/t/generationprague/.

Please RSVP for the conference: GenerationPrague@state.gov. RSVP deadline extended to 11:00 AM EDT Friday, June 1, 2012.



PRN: 2012/868

[This is a mobile copy of Generation Prague Conference]