HRVP Mogherini at nuclear security summit in Washington, 31 March – 1 April

On behalf of President Juncker and accompanying the President of the European Council, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini will attend the 4th Nuclear Security Summit which will take place in Washington, on 31 March – 1 April 2016. The main purpose of the Summit is to engage leaders to work together and reinforce their commitments to securing nuclear materials. Continuing a process launched by President Obama in Prague 2009, the Summit provides an international framework for discussion of nuclear threats and actions to enhance nuclear security. The Summit provides an opportunity for the European Union to emphasise, at the highest level, its commitment to and achievements in the domain of nuclear security with special emphasis on regional and international cooperation. In the margins of the summit, she will also participate in a E3/EU+3 Heads of States’ meeting to review the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran.