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Consultative Meetings

Seventh Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

The Seventh Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium (EUNPDC) was held in Brussels (Borschette Center) on 4 and 5 September 2018. ​ It tackled the most pressing challenges in the Middle East (the US withdrawal from the JCPOA in May 2018) and in North East Asia (which “denuclearization” process for the DPRK […]

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Sixth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

  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 […]

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Fifth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

  Thursday 7 July 2016 Welcome and introduction 09:00 - 10:00 Registration and welcome breakfast 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and introduction to the meeting Giorgio Franceschini, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt Joëlle Jenny, European External Action Service Session 1: Preventing CBRN Terrorism 10:15 - 11:45 EU support for preventing proliferation and use of biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear […]

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Fourth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

The Fourth Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium took place on 13 and 14 July 2015 at the Borschette Conference Centre in Brussels. As the previous meeting – the Third Consultative Meeting from 3-4 November 2014 – it took place under Council Decision 2014/129/CFSP; it will be followed by the Fifth Consultative Meeting in […]

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Third Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

Final Program     The Third Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium took place on 3 and 4 November in Brussels. It continues the series of European expert meetings, which started in 2011 with the so-called Kick-off Meeting and was followed by the Second Consultative Meeting in 2013. Both events took place under the […]

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Second Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

Final Program Monday, June 17, 2013 Welcome and Introduction into the Meeting 9:00 – 10:00 : Registration and Welcome Coffee 10:00 – 10:15 : Welcome Address and Introduction to the Meeting Joëlle Jenny, Director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention, European External Action Service - Directorate K Harald Müller, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt 1. Session: Regional Proliferation […]

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First Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

Final Program Monday, May 23, 2011 Welcome 9:00 – 10:00 : Registration and Welcome Coffee 10:00 – 10:15 : Welcome Address and Introduction to the Meeting Annalisa Giannella, European External Action Service (EEAS) Harald Müller, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Germany / EU Non-Proliferation Consortium 1. Session: EU policy 10:15 – 11:15 : Implementation of the […]

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International Conferences

Sixth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

The Sixth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament conference took place in Brussels on 12 and 13 December 2017. For any questions please contact "EUNPC Conference Account". Video message by Federica Mogherini High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2017 Overview of the […]

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Fifth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

  The fifth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament conference was held in Brussels from 3–4 November 2016. Introduction by High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini Selection of pictures For additional information on the Conference, please see the dedicated Conference website of IISS.   Thursday 3 November 2016 10:00 - 11:00 […]

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Fourth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

  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 […]

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Third EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

Around 280 experts have gathered in Brussels on the 4 &5 September 2014 to discuss the spread of nuclear and other dangerous weapons. In accordance with the Consortium division of labour, IISS took on the main organizing role for the conference. Introductory Remarks were given by Joelle Jenny, Director, Security Policy and Conflict Prevention, European […]

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Second EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

More than 300 experts have gathered in Brussels on the 30 September-1 October 2013 to discuss the spread of nuclear and other dangerous weapons. In accordance with the Consortium division of labour, IISS took on the main organizing role for the conference. Introductory Remarks were given by Maciej Popowski, Deputy Secretary General, European External Action […]

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First EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

More than 200 experts gathered in Brussels on the 3-4 February 2012 to discuss the spread of nuclear and other dangerous weapons. The EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference took place just as the EU imposed a ban on Iranian oil sales in an effort to persuade Tehran back to the nuclear negotiating table. In accordance […]

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Ad Hoc Seminars

Cooperating to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Landmines and cluster munitions’ survivors : A testimony by Khun Wiboonrat Chanchoo (Thailand) « It is a great honour for me to be here today. As all of you are aware, I’m not a cluster munitions survivor, but landmine survivor. For me, there is no difference between cluster munitions and landmine survivors or other remnants […]

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Developments in SALW Technology and Design: Implications for Countering Diversion

The EU Non-proliferation Consortium organised a one-day expert seminar on “Developments in SALW-technology: implications for countering diversion”, on 7 March 2017 in Brussels. Preventing diversion of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) is a key priority for the international community in preventing violent conflicts and gun enabled crimes. The seminar included presentations and discussions on […]

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EU – Republic of Korea Non-Proliferation Seminar on the nuclear and ballistic dimensions of the DPRK crisis

The European Union and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea co-sponsored a seminar on the nuclear and ballistic missile dimensions of the DPRK crisis, which took place in Seoul on 24-25 October 2016. The seminar was co-hosted by the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium (EUNPC), the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security […]

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Preparing for the 2015 NPT Review Conference

International seminar © FRS Hosted by the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and supported by the European Union Co-organized by The Algerian Institut Diplomatique et des Relations Internationales and the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium/Fondation pour la recherche stratégique Sheraton Hotel, Algiers, 8-9 April 2015 An international seminar on “Preparing for the 2015 NPT Review Conference,” (RevCon) […]

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European Forum Alpbach, Austria – “Nuclear Futures?”

EU-organised retreat assesses future of nuclear power and related non-proliferation issues. At an EU retreat in Alpbach, Austria on 23-25 August, three dozen experts from academia, industry and international organisations assessed future developments impacting the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Held in conjunction with the European Forum Alpbach, the seminar on ‘Nuclear Futures?’ concluded that […]

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EU Consortium Middle East Workshop

Capacity-building Workshop for mid-level Diplomats in support of the Helsinki Conference on a Middle East WMD Free Zone In 2011 and 2012, the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium organised two international seminars in support of a process aimed at establishing a Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDFZ) in the Middle East. The 2011 and 2012 […]

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EU Support of the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations

Council Decision 2013/43/CFSP, adopted on the 22nd January 2013, tasks the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium with the organization of two closed seminars bringing together 30 to 40 governmental experts in order to facilitate the successful completion of negotiation of an ATT at the March 2013 UN Conference, on the basis of the draft Treaty text of 26th July […]

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EU Consortium Middle East international seminars

First EU Consortium Middle East Seminar (July 2011) Seminar Background Papers The dynamics of missile proliferation in the Middle East and North Africa by Stéphane Delory Nuclear capabilities in the Middle East by Mark Fitzpatrick Peaceful uses of nuclear energy in the Middle East: multilateral approaches by Giorgio Franceschini and Daniel Müller A Zone free […]

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Education Programmes

UN Fellowships on Disarmament

  Credit: UN / Kim Haughton This project includes an annual 2- to 3-day Brussels study visit for the UN Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament, including a seminar with speakers from the Union institutions and experts from the Consortium network, and a field trip to relevant locations. The visit is scheduled to fit into the […]

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Consortium Launches eLearning Course on Non-proliferation, Disarmament and EU Policies

The eLearning course “EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament” covers all relevant aspects of the EU non-proliferation and disarmament agenda. It aims to provide a comprehensive knowledge resource for practitioners and scholars interested in arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, and EU policies in these fields. The course was designed, developed and launched by the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium and funded […]

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EU Non-Proliferation and disarmament Internships

The EU Non-Proliferation Consortium will support 36 Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Internships in European think tanks between 2018 and 2021 (see COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2018/299 of 26 February 2018). The duration of each internship shall be 3 month (13 weeks). All members of the European network of independent non-proliferation think-tanks are eligible as host institutes for […]

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Related Activities and Partnerships

Annecy Workshop : 2015 NPT RevCon

On March 13-14, 2015, the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) hosted a two-day diplomatic workshop in Annecy, France on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The workshop was supported by the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium. It consisted of seven sessions, with one moderator and three commentators designated for each session. Despite broad […]

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