Fourth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

Location

Brussels - Belgium

Date

11 and 12 November, 2015

The fourth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament conference was held in Brussels on 11 and 12 November 2015.

The list of participants and a selection of pictures are now available.

For additional information on the Conference, please see the dedicated Conference website of IISS.

Wednesday, 11 November, 2015

Welcome and introduction
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch and registration
13:30 - 14:30 Introduction to the conference
Introduction of keynote speaker
keynote speaker
14:45 - 16:15 Simultaneous Special Sessions (First Sitting)
Session 1: New technologies and challenges to Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
Session 2: Chemical warfare at 100
Session 3: The future of nuclear power
Session 4: The EU, China and Non-Proliferation: from Iran to North Korea?
16:15 – 16:45 Refreshment Break
16:45 – 18:00 Simultaneous Special Sessions (Second Sitting)
Session 5: Prospects for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit and beyond
Session 6: The Arms Trade Treaty – Implementation after entry into force
Session 7: The BWC: Issues for the 2016 Review Conference
Session 8: Advances in Missile Delivery Systems
18:00 – 19:00 Reception
19:000 - 21:00 Conference Dinner
Introduction of keynote speaker
keynote speaker

Thursday, 12 November, 2015

Plenary Sessions
08:45 - 10:00 First Plenary Session: The NPT Review Conference and the future of Nuclear Disarmament
10:00 - 10:30 Second Plenary Session: The Salience of Nuclear Weapons after Ukraine
10:30 – 12:00 Reception
12:00– 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Simultaneous Special Sessions (third Sitting)
Session 9: CBRN: Lessons learned from Fukushima, Ebola and Syria
Session 10: How to regulate Autonomous Weapons Systems
session 11: fostering cooperation and non-weaponisation in Space
Session 12: The CTBT as a regional CBM (in Middle East and South ASia)
14:30 – 15:00 Refreshments
15:00 – 16:30 Plenary Sessions
Third Plenary Session: The Iran deal – outcomes and next steps
16:30 – 17:00 Closing Comments