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In brief: SIPRI activities in December 2014

  • 2 Dec., Stockholm
    SIPRI hosted a lecture on China's protection of its overseas interests by Dr Mathieu Duchâtel, Head of SIPRI’s China and Global Security Project. Dr Duchâtel discussed how China’s protection of its nationals overseas has influenced Chinese foreign policy.

  • 2–3 Dec., Prague
    Tariq Rauf
    , Director of SIPRI’s Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Programme, gave a presentation on the 2015 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference as part of a roundtable on mid-term perspectives for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation at the International Luxembourg Forum hosted by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prague Institute of International Relations and Prague Metropolitan University.

  • 8–9 Dec., Taipei
    SIPRI Researcher Oliver Bräuner attended the 31st Taiwan–Europe Conference, hosted by the Institute of International Relations of the National Chengchi University, participating in a panel on East Asian regional security.

  • 11–15 Dec., Wilton Park, United Kingdom
    Tariq Rauf was the chair and rapporteur for a session on bridging the disarmament divide at the Conference on Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Preparing for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, hosted by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.