2010; network of think tanks
(2010, Council of the EU/Brussels; www.nonproliferation.eu).
A network of some 60 EU non-proliferation think tanks and research institutes, to encourage discussion of measures to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems. The Consortium organizes expert meetings (first kick-off meeting, May 2011, Brussels) and international conferences (EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference, Sept 2014, Brussels). It is managed jointly by four institutes: Fondation pour la recherche stratégique in Paris, Peace Research Institute in Frankfurt, International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Numerous publications focus on biological and chemical weapons, conventional weapons, counter-proliferation, EU policies, export controls, means of delivery, missile defense, nuclear arms, proliferation crises, regional security, space traffic, terrorism, and the UN. Also publishes an e-newsletter.