EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016
Simultaneous Special Sessions

  • The role of conventional arms control in light of pressing security challenges

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 1 Chair: Ian Anthony, Programme Director, European Security, SIPRI Angela Kane, Co-Convener, Group of Eminent Persons, CTBTO; Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Adam Kobieracki, Ambassador, Strategic Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland; former Director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre Wolfgang Richter, Senior Associate, German Institute for International Security Affairs (SWP)
  • Ensuring the space environment is peaceful, safe and secure

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 2 Chair: Francois Rivasseau, Special Envoy for Space and Acting Director, Security Policy and Conflict Prevention, EEAS Patricia Lewis, Research Director, International Security, Chatham House Tal Inbar, Head of Space and UAV Studies, Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Head, Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative, Observer Research Foundation Laura Grego, Senior Scientist, Global Security Program, Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • The threat of non-state actors - responding to CBRN events

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 3 Chair: Giorgio Franceschini, Research Associate, PRIF/HSFK; Chairman, EU Non-Proliferation Consortium Paula Vanninen, Director, Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (VERIFIN), University of Helsinki Tom Bielefeld, Independent Consultant on Nuclear Security Sarah Shirazyan, Doctor of Juridical Science Candidate, Stanford Law School
  • Prospects for arms control and disarmament in the Middle East

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 4 Chair: Henk Cor Van der Kwast, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva; Ambassador for Disarmament at large Ayman Khalil, Director, Arab Institute for Security Studies Shlomo Brom, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Program on Israel-Palestinian Relations, Institute for National Security Studies Mohamed Derdour, Executive Secretary, African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE)
  • The BTWC - maintaining relevance

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 5 Chair: Emil Kazakov, International Relations Officer, Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Export Control Division, EEAS Ajey Lele, Senior Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses Tatyana Novossiolova, Wellcome Trust Scholar, Division of Peace Studies, University of Bradford Jean-Pascal Zanders, Senior Research Associate, FRS
  • Combating the trafficking of small arms and light weapons

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 6 Chair: Caroline Cliff, Chair, Council Working Group on Conventional Arms Exports (COARM), EEAS Klaus Korhonen, President of the Conference of States Parties, Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) An Vranckx, Researcher, Small Arms and Arms Transfers, Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP) Jorge Lomónaco Tonda, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva...
  • Security on the Korean peninsula

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 7 Chair: Benjamin Hautecouverture, Senior Research Fellow, FRS Alexander Vorontsov, Adviser, Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS); Head, Department for Korean and Mongolian Studies, Institute of the Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences Duyeon Kim, Non-resident Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University Cheng Xiaohe, Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China
  • The future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 8 Chair: Judit Körömi, Chair of the Working Party for Non-Proliferation (CONOP), EEAS Rafael Grossi, Former Chairman, Nuclear Suppliers Group; Ambassador of Argentina to Austria and International Organizations in Vienna Mark Hibbs, Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Christos Charatsis, Independent Expert, European Studies Unit, University of Liége
  • Progress and challenges in chemical disarmament

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 9 Chair: Tariq Rauf, Director, Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Programme, SIPRI Ali Gebril Werfeli, Permanent Representative of Libya, OPCW Veronika Stromsikova, Director, Office of Strategy and Policy, OPCW Ralf Trapp, International Disarmament Consultant
  • Nuclear security - what next after the NSS process?

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 10 Chair: Irma Arguello, Chair, NPSGlobal Yongsoo Hwang, Principal Researcher, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Reshmi Kazi, Associate Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses Matthew Cottee, Research Associate, Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme, IISS
  • Missile defence - Asia, Middle East and Europe

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 11 Chair: Xavier Pasco, Director, FRS; Treasurer, EU Non-Proliferation Consortium Masafumi Ishii, Ambassador of Japan to Belgium and Ambassador for Public Diplomacy in Europe Jakub Cimoradský, Officer, Integrated Air and Missile Defence Section, NATO Uzi Rubin, Senior Researcher, Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies; former Director, Israel Missile Defense Organization
  • The utility of sanctions in non-proliferation policy

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016 Special Session 12 Chair: Laura Rockwood, Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Tarja Cronberg, Distinguished Associate Fellow, SIPRI Sico van der Meer, Research Fellow, Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Clingendael) Charlotte Beaucillon, Assistant Professor, International and EU Law, Panthéon-Sorbonne University
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IISS

Brussels, 3-4 November 2016

EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016