International Conference: The future of the Non-Proliferation Regime. Prospects for the 2010 NPT Conference

November 19, 2009


9:30 – 10:15 Conference Inauguration
- José Lladó, Ambassador of Spain. President of the INCIPE Foundation
Santos Castro, General Director for Institutional Relations, Ministry of Defence, Spain
Keynote Speech by Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Cooperation of Spain

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30 First Panel:“Current Nuclear Proliferation Challenges”
Chairman: Darío Valcárcel, CEO, Estudios de Política Exterior SA. Member of the INCIPE’s Board
Eliot Kang, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Threat Reduction, Export Controls, and
Negotiations, US Department of State
Klaus-Peter Gottwald, Ambassador, Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms
Control, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Michele Miraillet, Director of the Department for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Defence, France
Vladimir A. Orlov, President, PIR Center, Moscow. Editor-in-Chief of the Security Index Journal

12:30 – 12:45 Coffee Break

12:45 – 14:15 Second Panel:“What role for the European Union?”
Chairman: Miguel Aguirre de Cárcer, Ambassador on Special Mission for Disarmament
Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Spain
Carmen Buján, General Director for Strategic Affairs and Terrorism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Cooperation, Spain
Annalisa Gianella, Personal Representative on WMD Non-Proliferation to the High Representative
of the EU, Council of the EU, Brussels
Alison Kelly, Director, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Department of Foreign Affairs, Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
Judith Gough, Deputy Head, Security Policy Group, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom

17:00 – 18:30 Third Panel:“The situation in the Middle East”
Chairman: Natividad Fernández, Strategic and Security Affairs Division, Ministry of Defence, Spain
Taous Feroukhi, Ambassador and Resident Representative of Algeria to the IAEA. Chair of the
IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2008-2009
Khaled Shamaa, Ambassador-Deputy Assistant for Disarmament Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt
BG Miguel Ángel Ballesteros, Director, Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies, Ministry of Defence

18:30 – 19:00 Closing Session and final conclusions
Vicente Garrido, Director, INCIPE Foundation
MGen José Javier Muñoz Castresana, Deputy Director-General for Cooperation and Civil Defence,
Ministry of Defence, Spain
Gonzalo de Salazar, Deputy Director-General for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Spain

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