Sixth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

Location

Charlemagne Building
Sicco Mansholt
Rue Froissart 36
B - 1040 Brussels - Belgium

Date

14 June 2017

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The Sixth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium took place on 14 June 2017 in the Charlemagne Building, Brussels.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

09:30 – 09:40 Welcome and introduction to the meeting
Giorgio Franceschini, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt
Jacek Bylica, European External Action Service
09:40 – 11:15 The Revision of the 2005 EU Strategy to combat the illicit accumulation and trafficking of SALW and their ammunition
Chair: Frank Meeussen, European External Action Service
Speaker: James Bevan, Conflict Analysis Research
Speaker: An Vranckx, Independent Expert
Speaker: Mark Bromley, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
11:45-13:00 Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS) as a focus of the discussion in the framework of the CCW work programme of 2017
Chair: Lene Lindholft Rietveld, European External Action Service
Speaker: Vincent Boulanin, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Speaker: Anja Dahlmann, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik – German Institute for International and Security Affairs
14:00 – 15:30 Recent use of chemical weapons by state and non-state actors in Syria and Iraq, and international responses
Chair: Emil Kazakov, European External Action Service
Speaker: Jean Pascal Zanders, Independent Expert
Speaker: Dimitris Iliopoulos, European External Action Service
16:00 – 17:30 Current challenges in the field of ballistic missiles non-proliferation (MTCR, HCoC, INF, BMD systems)
Chair: Bruno Hanses, European External Action Service
Speaker: Marek Szczygieł, Chairman of the Hague Code of Conduct (HCoC)
Speaker: Stéphane Delory, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique
17:30 – 18:00 Concluding remarks
Giorgio Franceschini, Chairman of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium
Jacek Bylica, European External Action Service