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Global Security

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.

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

NATO Allies, don’t dismiss the TPNW

With the entry into force of the TPNW, the international community stands at a crossroads with respect to the future of nuclear weapons. Tom Sauer argues that the non-nuclear weapon states in NATO have a significant decision to make.

21 January 2021 | Tom Sauer
Global Security
Commentary

Nuclear challenges for the Biden administration

Addressing the threat posed by nuclear weapons needs to be a priority for the Biden administration. Edward Ifft looks at the nuclear issues facing the new administration and what actions need to be taken to address them.

11 January 2021 | Edward Ifft
Global Security
Commentary

Nuclear diplomacy in the Biden administration

The Biden administration takes over a perilous global landscape when it comes to nuclear arms control and disarmament. Rebecca Davis Gibbons looks at what we can expect from Biden on nuclear issues and where the opportunities lie for progress.

6 January 2021 | Rebecca Davis Gibbons
Global Security
Policy brief

Quantum technology and submarine near-invulnerability

We are currently facing a second quantum revolution which is set to become a game-changer in defence and security. Katarzyna Kubiak looks at how quantum technology applications might affect nuclear weapon capable submarines vulnerability to detection.

11 December 2020 | Katarzyna Kubiak
Global Security

Latest Events

Event

Sir Adam Thomson makes presentation on nuclear arms control in Helsinki

As part of the FIIA-led research project, ‘New challenges for strategic deterrence in the 21st century’, part of the implementation of the Finish Government Plan for Analysis, Assessment and Research for 2018, Sir Adam Thomson speaks to an audience on nuclear arms control.

9 April 2019
Global Security
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
Global Security