Side event on HCoC in the margins of the UNGA in New York

9 October 2019

On 9 October 2019, FRS organised a side event on the Hague Code of Conduct and Ballistic Missile Non-Proliferation in the margins of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, and on behalf of the European Union.

AGENDA

INTRODUCTION & WELCOMING REMARKS 

  • Amb. Jacek BYLICA, Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, European External Action Service (EEAS)

 

EXISTING & POSSIBLE RISK REDUCTION INITIATIVES IN THE FIELD OF MISSILES 

MODERATOR:

  • Emmanuelle MAITRE, Research Fellow, FRS

PRESENTERS:

  • Amb. Kjersti Ertresvaag ANDERSEN, Ambassador of Norway to Austria, HCoC Chair, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

  • Mr Mark FITZPATRICK, Associate Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

  • Dr Nikolai SOKOV, Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation (VCDNP)

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