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FCO Official and nuclear diplomacy experts give evidence to Committee

17 December 2018

The International Relations Committee takes evidence on rising tensions between nuclear armed states and the fragmenting of existing non-proliferation and arms control agreements.

Witnesses

Wednesday 19 October in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Ms Sarah Price, Acting Director for Defence and International Security, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

At 11.40am

  • Ms Shatabhisha Shetty, Deputy Director, European Leadership Network
  • Mr Paul Ingram, Executive Director, British American Security Information Council

Possible questions

  • How do you see the current state of global nuclear diplomacy, and to what extent has it been challenged in recent years?
  • Ahead of the 2020 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) what are the government's priorities?
  • To what extent is the development of new technologies affecting the established non-proliferation and disarmament regimes?
  • How effectively has the UK responded to challenges to the global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament regime, including the US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal?
  • How has the UK'S approach to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament developed since the entry into force of the NPT, in particular in recent years?
  • What recommendations would you make to the Government on how to approach these issues ahead of the 2020 Review Conference?

Further Information

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