The COVID-19 global health and economic crises have exposed fundamental flaws and weaknesses in the institutions dealing with international peace and security – and the absence of effective political leadership to correct them.
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The ELN has issued a group statement, signed by 16 former high ranking military and defence figures from across Europe, urging all parties to remain in the agreement.
The Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) has endorsed the ELN and The Iran Project’s joint statement “Transatlantic Call to Ease Humanitarian Trade with Iran due to the Covid-19 Pandemic”.
The European Trilateral Track 2 Nuclear Dialogues, organised by CSIS, issues a 2019 consensus statement by British, French and American deterrence, arms control, and non-proliferation experts.
The ELN and The Iran Project release a joint, high-level transatlantic statement on US sanctions and the need to ease humanitarian trade with Iran in the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak.
Ahead of the Munich Security Conference 2020, the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group stresses the need for a political solution to the armed conflict in Ukraine.
The European Leadership Network releases recommendations ahead of the 10 January meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union on Iran and the Middle East.
In October and November 2019, the European leadership Network (ELN) and King’s College London (KCL) hosted two workshops with experts and government officials from each of the P5 countries to explore cooperation ahead of the London conference and the NPT Review Conference in 2020. This policy memo captures many of the recommendations deliberated at the workshops.
It is easier and more appealing at many levels to stereotype than to assess the many factors at play, but simplification of statements leads to simplification of policy. Members of the Contact Group on Russia-West issue a group statement calling for dialogue, not stereotyping.