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The Global Security programme focuses on challenges to Europe connected with the existence of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, and their delivery vehicles. It promotes the reduction of the role of nuclear weapons and strengthening of non-proliferation regimes and arms control treaties, including the JCPOA, New START, the INF, and the NPT.

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Iran

The ELN continues its long-standing work on European-Iranian relations. All of the ELN’s work on Iran can be found on one page

Latest Publications

Commentary

Why Europe and the US need to talk about sanctions

The first 100 days of the Biden administration have shown that the US is keen to continue using sanctions as its default foreign-policy tool, notably against Russia, writes Agathe Demarais. However, America’s enthusiasm for sanctions on Moscow comes with serious risks for the transatlantic alliance.

7 May 2021 | Agathe Demarais
Commentary

Ambivalent partners: The complex Russia-China relationship

As the economic relations between the EU and China develop, the growing presence of China and Russia on the international stage presents concerns for the Union. Claudia Westwood argues that the EU must recognise that closer China-Russia cooperation would not signal a strong partnership, but rather the escalation of pre-existing economic cooperation only in areas of common interest.

28 April 2021 | Claudia Westwood

Latest Events

Event

2018 Weimar Young Perspectives

On November 21-23, ELN Policy Fellows Alice Billon-Galland and Katarzyna Kubiak participated in the 2018 Weimar Young Perspectives at Genshagen Castle, near Berlin.

3 December 2018