Henry Kissinger joined the Board of the Luxembourg forum on preventing nuclear catastrophe

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotobabble U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger. Archival photoHenry Kissinger joined the Board of the Luxembourg forum on preventing nuclear catastrophe© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger was a member of the Supervisory Council of the Luxembourg forum on preventing nuclear catastrophe, said the message of this international organization.

«We welcome the decision of the distinguished diplomat and expert in international relations, Henry Kissinger to join the work of the Luxembourg forum. Experience, credibility and extensive relationships of Mr. Kissinger will contribute to the solution of problems in the area of peace and security, development new approaches and practical recommendations for political leaders on key aspects of nuclear non-proliferation and arms control», — said the President of the Luxembourg forum Vyacheslav Kantor.

The members of the Supervisory Council advise on the activities of the forum as a public organization high-level aimed at strengthening international peace and security.

The international Luxembourg forum on preventing nuclear catastrophe was established by the decision of the international conference on preventing nuclear catastrophe, held on 24-25 may 2007 in Luxembourg. The Advisory Board of the forum included 49 of the most authoritative experts from 14 countries.

The forum is one of the most representative non-governmental organizations uniting leading world experts in the field of nuclear non-proliferation, reduction and limitation of armaments.

The main objectives of the Forum are to analyze threats related to the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the development of specific proposals and recommendations on areas for further nuclear arms reduction, strengthening the regimes of nuclear and missile non-proliferation, to counter attempts to acquire nuclear weapons and nuclear technology by unstable regimes and terrorist organizations, according to the resolution of regional nuclear crises.