New York outreach side event on HCoC 2013

11 October 2013

On 11 October 2013, the FRS organised, on behalf of the European Union, an outreach event in support of both the HCoC and ballistic missile non-proliferation. This meeting took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in the margins of the UN General Assembly First Committee.



  • Amb. Jacek BYLICA, Principal Advisor and Special Envoy for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, European External Action Service
    • EU action to promote the non-proliferation of WMD delivery systems
  • Amb. Toshiro OZAWA, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organisations in Vienna; HCoC Chair
    • The role of HCoC and the aims for the Japanese presidency
  • Camille GRAND, Director, Foundation for Strategic Research
    • Assessing and responding to current and future threats posed by ballistic missile proliferation
Other publications

Ballistic missile proliferation: what should be the role of a small state?

On 15 January 2019, the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) and the FRS held a South Asia Regional Seminar “Dealing with the missile threat in South Asia” with the support of the European Union. This explainer on ballistic missile proliferation explains a few key aspects of the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCOC) in relation to small states with special reference to Sri Lanka.

Read More »
Other publications

Le Code de conduite de La Haye contre la prolifération des missiles balistiques. Le régime qui n’existait pas ?

The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation, launched in November 2002, established itself as the first political and truly multilateral initiative on non-proliferation in the field of missiles. He succeeded in laying down principles of universal scope in a field which was totally lacking in them and in establishing confidence-building measures which could serve as a model for countries not yet signatories.

Read More »