Since 1966 – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – Italian Pugwash Group

2nd Taipei Seminar

Taipei, Taiwan, 3 – 8 April 2003

Seminar on:

Asia-Pacific Cooperative Security in the 21st Century

Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy)
Director of the Seminar: Shu Yuan Hsieh

Group Photo


Isodarco – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – has been organizing residential courses and seminars on global security since 1966. These meeetings are intended for people already having a professional interest in the problems of disarmament and conflicts, or for those who would like to play more active and technically competent role in this field. The meetings have an interdisciplinary nature, and their subject matters extends from the technical and scientific side of the problems to their sociological and political implications.

This Seminar will focus on the transformation in the military affairs, information warfare, ballistic missile defense and anti-terrorism with special reference to the problems of the Asia-Pacific region. However it will not only cover this region but also relate to other parts of the world.