Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

The core concerns around which the IISS was founded in 1958, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament remain important more than 20 years after the Cold War's end. This programme also covers chemical and biological weapons, ballistic missiles and radiological terrorism.

'@FitzpatrickIISS brings a little sanity to this discussion.' #nukefest2013

Tweet by Jeffrey Lewis (@ArmsControlWonk) on Mark Fitzpatrick at the 2013 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference. 

New Adelphi Book

Overcoming Pakistan's Nuclear Dangers

Pakistan is unlikely to be persuaded to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Instead, Mark Fitzpatrick argues, it should be offered a cooperation deal like Washington’s with India as an incentive to abandon certain nuclear activities.

Discussion Meeting

Continuing the Trident Debate

A panel of distinguished parliamentarians tackle the key issues, implications and options that the UK will have to address leading up to the decision to replace Trident’s submarine-based nuclear missile system.

EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

The 2014 EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference will take place 4- 5 September and will bring together some 300 experts and officials from the EU and beyond.