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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.

Latest Publications

Commentary

A rules-based or US-based international order for Iran?

Dr Hans Blix, Director-General Emeritus of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and ELN member, argues that, in the case of the JCPOA, the US government did not “withdraw” from an agreement but violated a legally binding UN Security Council decision.

8 July 2019 | Hans Blix
Global Security
Policy brief

Missile control: it’s not rocket science

Missile proliferation is a growing international security concern. Governments and governmentally funded agencies are losing their monopoly on missile technologies. Action is needed. Dr Katarzyna Kubiak calls for global missile regulation and new arms control measures to avoid a new international arms race.

27 June 2019 | Katarzyna Kubiak
Global Security
Commentary

A risk-driven approach to nuclear disarmament

A significant increase in the likelihood of nuclear war could motivate nuclear disarmament and risk reduction efforts. A Global Commission on Military Nuclear Risks is needed to authoritatively assess the trend line in risks and identify high-value mitigation options.

25 June 2019 | Lyndon Burford
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