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EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference
Nuclear weapons are 'fundamentally illegitimate' said Angela Kane in her Keynote Address. The UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs argued progress on non-proliferation requires that disarmament is also discussed.
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Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the OPCW hailed the successful operation to remove Syria's chemical weapons in his Keynote Address to the 2014 EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference.
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The First Plenary Session of the the conference considered the role of the EU in negotiations to resolve the crisis around Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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Can Israel and Egypt be brought into the Chemical Weapons Convention? What lessons can be learned from Syria's chemical disarmament? Eliminating chemical weapons was the subject of the conference's second plenary session.
A panel including US Assistant Secretary of State for Non-Proliferation Thomas Countryman look at the challenges facing the 2015 NPT Review Conference in the closing session of the EU Non-Proliferation Conference.
In special break-out sessions, conference delegates debated topics such the challenges of cyber security arms control, establishing a WMD-free zone in the Middle East and regulating the trade in small arms.
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The EU Non-Proliferation Consortium is managed jointly by four institutes entrusted with the project, in close cooperation with the representative of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The main aim of the network is to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
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More than 250 experts have gathered in Brussels on 4-5 September 2014 to discuss the spread of nuclear and other dangerous weapons.
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