The Istituto Affari Internazionali, on behalf of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium, is organizing a “Next Generation Workshop” to discuss non-proliferation and disarmament challenges. The workshop will be held in Brussels on 4 December 2023, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Central European Time (CET). 

The call is open to:

 Junior diplomats, M.A and PhD students, researchers and professionals with proven experience in Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament issues who would like to make a presentation at the Workshop.

Selected applicants will be invited to make a presentation at the Workshop on one the following areas/topics:

• Conflict Dynamics and Security Cooperation in East Asia

• Nuclear Proliferation Challenges and the Future of the NPT Regime

• New and Emerging Technologies and Arms Control

Presentations should offer the speakers’ view on the topic under discussion and will be followed by comments from other participants. Each session will be chaired by members of the EUNPD Consortium and Network.

Selected speakers will also be invited to participate in the 2023 EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (EUNPD) Conference, which will take place from 3:00 pm on 4 December to 6:00 pm on 5 December.

Candidates can be from both the EU or non-EU countries.

Travel and accommodation costs for both events will be covered.

Age limit: 36 years old by the end of 2023.

Application material:• Résumé or CV (max 2 pages)• Cover letter detailing the applicant’s motivations for taking part in the workshop• 500-word abstract explaining the topic that the applicant wants to present at the workshop

• One letter of reference

Please note that incomplete applications won’t be considered.

Application process:Applicants must submit their candidacy by 15 June 2023 to [email protected]

Only selected candidates will be contacted by 31 July 2023.

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