Vienna outreach side event on HCoC

31 May 2013

On 31 May 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 Vienna International Centre in the margins of the HCoC annual meeting of subscribing states.



  • H.E. Györgyi MARTIN ZANATHY, Permanent Representative of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna
  • H.E. Tsutomu OSAWA, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organisations in Vienna; HCoC Chair
  • H.E. Alfredo LABBÉ VILLA, Permanent Representative of Chile to the International Organisations in Vienna
  • Dr. Xavier PASCO, Senior Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research
Other publications

The HCoC: relevance to African states

The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC), which came into effect on 25 November 2002, aims to strengthen efforts to curb ballistic missile proliferation worldwide, thereby supplementing the Missile Technology Control Regime, which restricts access to technologies needed to develop such systems. Ballistic missiles are the favoured delivery vehicles for weapons of mass destruction and therefore have a destabilising effect on regional and global security.

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