HCoC Side event in the margins of the NPT in New York

On 8 May 2015, on behalf of the European Union, the FRS organised a side event on the Hague Code of Conduct and Ballistic Missile Non-Proliferation, in the margins of the NPT Review Conference in New York.

This event, which took place at the United Nations headquarters, included a series of presentations followed by a discussion, and brought together representatives from both subscribing and non-subscribing States, and officials from the European Union, with a view to raising awareness of the Code with regard to non-subscribing States and discussing the current and future trends and challenges pertaining to ballistic missile


  • H.E. Ms Györgyi Martin Zanathy, Permanent Representative of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna: EU action to promote the nonproliferation of WMD delivery systems
  • H.E. Mr Gustavo Meza-Cuadra Velásquez, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations: The role of the HCoC and an assessment of the Peruvian Presidency
  • Mr Camille Grand, Director, Foundation for Strategic Research: An assessment of current and future trends in ballistic missile proliferation
  • Dr Mark Smith, Programme Director, Wilton Park: Responding to the threat posed by ballistic missile proliferation – the HCoC and beyond