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Fifth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

3 December 2016 - 4 December 2016


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

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


Thursday 3 November 2016

10:00 – 11:00 Introduction to the conference
Introduction of video welcome
Video welcome
Introduction of keynote speaker
Keynote speaker
11:00 – 13:00 First Plenary Session: Disarmament and Deterrence – bridging the divide
14:15 – 15:45 Simultaneous Special Sessions (First Sitting)
Session 1: The role of Conventional Arms Control in light of pressing security challenges 
Session 2: Ensuring the Space Environment is peaceful, safe and secure 
Session 3: The threat of Non-State Actors – responding to CBRN events
Session 4: Prospects for Arms Control and Disarmament in the Middle East
16:15 – 17:45 Simultaneous Special Sessions (Second Sitting)
Session 5: The BTWC – maintaining relevance
Session 6: Combatting the trafficking of small arms and light weapons 
Session 7: Security on the korean peninsula 
Session 8: The future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group
19:000 – 21:00 Conference Dinner
Introduction of keynote speaker
Keynote speaker


Friday 4 November 2016

08:45 – 10:00 Second Plenary Session: the impact of technological change on Security and Nonproliferation
10:30 – 12:00 Simultaneous Special Sessions (Third Sitting)
Session 9: Progress and Challenges in Chemical Disarmament 
Session 10: Nuclear Security – what next after the NSS process?
Session 11: Missile Defence – Asia, Middle East and Europe 
Session 12: The utility of sanctions in Non-Proliferation Policy 
12:30 – 13:45 Third Plenary Session: the Iran accord one year on
13:45 – 14:00 Closing Comments


3 December 2016
4 December 2016
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Crowne Plaza, Le Palace
Rue Gineste 3
Brussels, B-1210

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