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EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference
The deal on Iran’s nuclear programme was achieved by patient, obstinate and courageous multilateral diplomacy, said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini opening the 4th EU Non-Proliferation & Disarmament Conference. Helga Schmid, the Deputy Secretary General of the EEAS, reflected on the the EU's role in the negotiations in her Keynote Address.
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IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano outlined the agency's role in the negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme and revealed he had visited the Parchin nuclear site in September in his Keynote Address at the 4th EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference in Brussels.
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The second day of the 2015 EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Conference opened with a discussion of the recent Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference and the future of nuclear disarmament.
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Ukraine, one of the few countries to have given up its nuclear weapons, saw part of its territory annexed by Russia in 2014. This second plenary session discussed what events in Crimea, and subsequent fighting in Donbas, mean for nuclear disarmament, deterrence, the European security order and related issues.
In this third plenary session, an eminent panel discusses the opportunities opened up by this year's historic deal between Iran and the international community over Tehran's nuclear programme - and the challenges faced in implementing the agreement.
In special break-out sessions, conference participants debated topics such the challenge of new technologies, non-proliferation cooperation between the EU and China and the coming into force of the Arms Trade Treaty.
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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 300 experts gathered in Brussels on 11-12 November to discuss the spread of nuclear and other dangerous weapons.
In the October–November 2015 issue of Survival, Asix experts discuss the ramifications of the Iranian nuclear deal and the extent of Iran’s regional influence
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