Fifth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

Location

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Brussels - Belgium

Date

3 and 4 November, 2016

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The fifth EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament conference was held in Brussels from 3–4 November 2016.

Introduction by High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

Selection of pictures

For additional information on the Conference, please see the dedicated Conference website of IISS

Thursday 3 November 2016

10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to the conference
Introduction of video welcome ( Video and transcript)
Video welcome ( Video and transcript)
Introduction of keynote speaker ( Video and transcript)
keynote speaker ( Video and transcript)
11:00 - 13:00 First Plenary Session: Disarmament and Deterrence – bridging the divide
( Video and transcript)
14:15 - 15:45 Simultaneous Special Sessions (First Sitting)
Session 1: The role of Conventional Arms Control in light of pressing security challenges ( Video and transcript)
Session 2: Ensuring the Space Environment is peaceful, safe and secure ( Video and transcript)
Session 3: The threat of Non-State Actors - responding to CBRN events ( Video and transcript)
Session 4: Prospects for Arms Control and Disarmament in the Middle East ( Video and transcript)
16:15 – 17:45 Simultaneous Special Sessions (Second Sitting)
Session 5: The BTWC – maintaining relevance ( Video and transcript)
Session 6: Combatting the trafficking of small arms and light weapons ( Video and transcript)
Session 7: Security on the korean peninsula ( Video and transcript)
Session 8: The future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ( Video and transcript)
19:000 - 21:00 Conference Dinner
Introduction of keynote speaker ( Video and transcript)
keynote speaker ( Video and transcript)

Friday 4 November 2016

08:45 - 10:00 Second Plenary Session: the impact of technological change on Security and Nonproliferation
( Video and transcript)
10:30 – 12:00 Simultaneous Special Sessions (Third Sitting)
Session 9: Progress and Challenges in Chemical Disarmament ( Video and transcript)
Session 10: Nuclear Security – what next after the NSS process? ( Video and transcript)
Session 11: Missile Defence – Asia, Middle East and Europe ( Video and transcript)
Session 12: The utility of sanctions in Non-Proliferation Policy ( Video and transcript)
12:30 – 13:45 Third Plenary Session: the Iran accord one year on
( Video and transcript)
13:45 – 14:00 Closing Comments