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

12 October 2018

On 12 October 2018, 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 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly 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 proliferation.

 

AGENDA

WELCOMING REMARKS

  • Amb. Ann-Sofie NILSSON, Ambassador for Disarmament and Non-proliferation; Sweden, HCoC Chair
  • Alexandre HOUDAYER, Secretary General, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique
  • Amb. Jacek BYLICA, Principal Advisor and Special Envoy for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, European External Action Service

 

I/ CURRENT STATE & PERSPECTIVES OF MULTILATERAL INSTRUMENTS CURBING BALLISTIC PROLIFERATION 

PRESENTERS: 

  • Emmanuelle MAITRE, Research Fellow, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique
  • Raphaël PRENAT, Coordinator of the Group of Experts, Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004)
  • Waheguru Pal Singh SIDHU, Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs, New York University

 

KEY ISSUES: 

  • UN initiatives to curb ballistic proliferation
  • The integration of the HCoC in the multilateral norms to deal with ballistic proliferation
  • Challenges and perspectives to address ballistic missile proliferation

 

DISCUSSIONS

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