Foreign Minister Gabriel to open international conference on the future of conventional arms control

05.09.2017 - Press release

On Wednesday, 6 September, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will open the conference Making Conventional Arms Control Fit for the 21st Century.

In view of increasing armament worldwide and growing concern about security in Europe, Foreign Minister Gabriel is calling for a new start in conventional arms control.

At the conference, policymakers and academics will discuss how international arms control architecture can be maintained and furthered. Patricia Flor, Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, and Adam Thomson, Director of the European Leadership Network, will join Foreign Minister Gabriel in opening the event.

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