Side event in the margins of the HCoC Annual Regular Meeting in Vienna

28 May 2018

On 28 May 2018, the FRS organised a lunchtime side event in the margins of the HCoC Annnual Regular Meeting (ARM) in Vienna. This workshop, which gathered both subscribing and non-subscribing states to the HCoC, was particularly focused on dealing with the missile threat in South Asia.

AGENDA

 

WELCOMING REMARKS

  • Alexandre HOUDAYER, Secretary General, FRS
  • Georgios KRITIKOS, Deputy Head of Division, Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Export Control, EEAS

 

I/ THE ROLE OF THE HCoC DEALING WITH THE CURRENT BALLISTIC MISSILE LANDSCAPE

PRESENTERS: 

  • Amb. Marek SZCZYGIEL, Ambassador at large, Department for UN and Human Rights, MFA of Poland, Outgoing HCoC Chair
  • Amb. Eva WALDER, Ambassador for Disarmament, MFA of Sweden, Incoming HCoC Chair

 

 

 

II/ THE ROLE OF CONFIDENCE-BUILDING MEASURES IN DEALING WITH MISSILE THREAT: THE CASE OF SOUTH ASIA

PRESENTERS:

  • Dr. Zafar Nawaz JASPAL, Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-I-Azam University
  • Dr. Waheguru Pal Singh SIDHU, Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs, New York University
  • Emmanuelle MAITRE, Research Fellow, FRS

 

KEY ISSUES: 

  • The role of bilateral and multilateral CBMs in dealing with the missile threat in the region
  • Contribution of the Code to the promotion the peaceful use of launching technologies in the field of space
  • Further steps to prevent the proliferation of ballistic systems in South Asia and deal with the threat

 

DISCUSSIONS

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