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Lauriane Héau

Research Assistant

Lauriane Héau

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Lauriane joined SIPRI as a Research Assistant in the Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme in March 2022. She currently undertakes research on projects focusing on dual-use export controls in the Middle East, risks of diversion and misuse following arms exports, as well as post-shipment controls. As part of her work, Lauriane also follows cooperation and assistance activities on the ATT and other SALW control instruments.

Prior to joining SIPRI, Lauriane worked on the implementation of EU-funded projects on non-proliferation, disarmament and European security at the Foundation for Strategic Research (FRS). In this capacity she worked for the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium, on a project on the Hague Code of Conduct (HCoC) and Ballistic Missile Proliferation, as well as on several Horizon 2020 projects. Previously, Lauriane also worked as a Research Assistant at Clingendael, and as a Research Intern on SALW transfers and controls at GRIP.

Subject expertise

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) controls; dual-use and arms export controls; EU non-proliferation and disarmament policies

English, French

MA in European and International Affairs, major in Conflict and Development Studies, Sciences Po Lille