HCoC Awareness-building session in Brussels

On 27 March 2014, the FRS organised, on behalf of the European Union, an awareness-building session in Brussels about dual-use technology and knowledge transfer issues in order to prevent them in the field of ballistic missiles. The session allowed considering both trends in the technology transfer for ballistic missiles and what could be promoted to prevent it at an early stage. This workshop gathered experts from scientific, space and industry communities of HCoC subscribing and non-subscribing States.

Programme

Welcoming remarks

Mr Alexandre Houdayer, Secretary General, Foundation for Strategic Research
Mr Jérémie Hammedi, Policy Officer, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Division, European Union External Action Service (EEAS)

Universalising the HCoC: main challenges and issues

Dr Xavier Pasco, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research

HCoC and technology issues, an introduction

Dr Xavier Pasco, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research

Industrial subcontractors’ activity relating to non-proliferation efforts products in the launcher and missile fields

Mr Christian Maire, Head, Strategic Analysis Department, Airbus Defence and Space
Mr Roger Robinson, Chairman and Co-founder, Prague Security Studies Institute

Wrap-up session: HCoC and sub-contractor level non-proliferation efforts

Dr Xavier Pasco, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research