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EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Next Generation Workshop 2023

04/12/2023, Brussels

On 04 December 2023, the IAI, as a member of the EUNPD Consortium, organised the EU Next Generation Nonproliferation and Disarmament Workshop. The annual event, in its sixth edition, was attended by young academics in the field of non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament, selected through a call for papers. During the event, participants presented their ideas on how to address the main challenges in this field. In particular, the following topics were addressed this year:

- China’s expansion of its fissile material stockpiles
- Cooperation to Counter Missile Proliferation Risks between Europe and Japan
- Strategic concerns vis-à-vis Taiwan
- Behavioral analysis to tackle challenges in the NPT framework
- The Middle East WMDFZ project
- The Influence of Nonproliferation Regime on the Civil-led Nuclear Programs of Global South Emerging Powers
- The use of blockchain technologies to enforce chemical weapons norms
- New and Emerging Technologies and Arms Control in the Biological domain
- Public attitudes towards lethal autonomous weapons

The presentations were followed by questions and comments from other participants, including EU representatives.

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