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

On 10 October 2016, 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 71st 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.

Presentations

H.E. Jacek Bylica, Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, European External Action Service
EU action to promote the non-proliferation of WMD delivery systems
H.E. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Permanent Representative to the UN in New York; HCoC Chair
Perspectives for HCoC and aims for the Presidency of Kazakhstan
Mr Alexandre Houdayer, Secretary General, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique
Implementation, universalization, challenges of the HCoC

Keynote speech

Dr Dinshaw Mistry, Professor of International Relations, University of Cincinnati and author, “Containing Missile Proliferation”
Current threats and trends in ballistic missile proliferation

Discussion