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Tarja Cronberg

Former Member of the European Parliament, Distinguished Associate Fellow at SIPRI and Member of the Executive Board of the European Leadership Network

Dr Tarja Cronberg was a Member of the European Parliament where she chaired the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Iran. Previously, she was a member of Parliament in Finland and served as the Minister of Labour. She has also held the post of the Chair of the Green League Party, and currently works as Distinguished Associate Fellow with the European Security Programme at SIPRI.

Throughout her career, Dr Cronberg specialized in defence and security issues, working as a Special Advisor on nuclear disarmament for the Finnish Institute for International Affairs and was the former Director of Copenhagen Peace Research Institute. After the end of the Cold War, she led a research programme on conversion of military industries to civilian production (Russia and the US).

Content by Tarja Cronberg

Commentary

Insecurity Shadows the Iran Deal

Dr Tarja Cronberg, member of the Executive Board of the ELN, argues that even if the JCPOA doesn’t unravel straight away, the EU and the US are on the opposing sides of the dispute.

17 October 2017 | Tarja Cronberg
Global Security
Commentary

New Nuclear Divides

Dr Cronberg, member of the Executive Board of the ELN, discusses the polarization between the states with nuclear weapons and those without in the context of the recent adoption by 122 nations of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

27 July 2017 | Tarja Cronberg
Global Security
Commentary

The Challenges to the Ban Treaty

Dr Cronberg, member of the Executive Board of the ELN, argues that instead of focusing on the 2017 ban treaty negotiations, efforts should be channelled towards agreeing on a treaty prohibiting the development, manufacture, possession and use of nuclear weapons as verifiable international convention.

10 January 2017 | Tarja Cronberg
Global Security