ConTENTS

The texts of all disarmament resolutions and decisions are contained in Appendix IX.

Dedication
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Chapter I
The 2005 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Introduction
Preparation for the 2005 NPT Review Conference
The 2005 NPT Review Conference
Negotiations regarding the procedural aspects of the Conference
Review of the implementation of the Treaty
Main Committee I and Subsidiary Body I
Main Committee II and Subsidiary Body II
Regional Issues
Main Committee III and Subsidiary Body III
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Chapter II
Other nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation issues
Introduction
Developments and trends, 2005
Issues related to the CTBT
Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the CTBT
The Preparatory Commission for the CTBT Organization
Conference on Disarmament 2005
Nuclear disarmament
Fissile material for nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices
Negative Security Assurances
Bilateral agreements and other issues
International Convention on the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
IAEA verification
Strengthened safeguards system
Implementation of safeguards
Other Safeguards Implementation Issues
Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East
Nuclear Safety and Security
Application of international safety standards
Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS)
Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (Joint Convention)
Safe transport of nuclear and radioactive material
Nuclear Security
Completion of the IAEA's 2002-2005 Nuclear Security Plan
International Cooperation
Nuclear Security Plan for 2006-2009
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)
Safety and security of radioactive sources
Export Controls
Nuclear Suppliers Group
The Missile Technology Control Regime
Missile related issues
The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCOC)
Security Council resolution 1540 (2004)
Political declarations and other initiatives
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Chapter III
Biological and chemical weapons
Introduction
Developments and trends 2005
Biological Weapons
Third Meeting of Experts
Third Meeting of States Parties to the BWC
Chemical Weapons
Tenth Session of the Conference of States parties
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
UNMOVIC
Briefings
Activities
Australia Group
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Chapter IV
Conventional weapons issues
Introduction
Developments and Trends, 2005
Small Arms and Light Weapons
Security Council
Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in SALW in All Its Aspects
Open-Ended Working Group to Negotiate an International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons
Second Biennial Meeting of States to consider the implementation of the PoA at the national, regional and global level
International cooperation in preventing, combating and eradicating illicit brokering in SALW
Coordinating Action on Small Arms (CASA) Mechanism
Department of Public Information (DPI)
Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Disarmament Research Institute (UNIDIR)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures
Transparency in conventional arms transfers and military expenditures
Annual report on the Register for the calendar year 2004
The UN Register of Conventional Arms
Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures
Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW)
Group of Governmental Experts
The tenth session
The eleventh session
The twelfth session
The Meeting of the States Parties
Anti-personnel mines
The seventh annual Conference of the States Parties to Amended Protocol II of the CCW
Sixth Meeting of the States Parties to the Mine-Ban Convention
Wassenaar Arrangement
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Annex
Composite table of replies of Governments for the UN Register of Conventional Arms: Calendar Year 2004
Annex
Amended Article Seven Reporting Format
Annex
An Appeal of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW) on the Occasion of the 2005 Meeting of the States Parties
 
Chapter V
Regional disarmament
Introduction
Developments and trends, 2005
Nuclear-weapon-free zones
Disarmament at regional levels
Africa
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC)
Americas
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLiREC)
Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
League of Arab States
Europe
European Union
European Commission
OSCE
NATO
Stability Pact
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Annex
Declaration of the Conference of Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
Annex
Ministerial Declaration on Practical Implementation of Small Arms. Action in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa
Annex
Declaration of Heads of Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Chapter VI
Related issues and approaches
Terrorism and Disarmament
General Assembly, 2005
Outer Space
Conference on Disarmament, 2005
General Assembly, 2005
Human rights, human security and disarmament
Fifty-seventh session of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
Disarmament and Human security
Developments in the field of information technology and security
General Assembly, 2005
Relationship between disarmament and development
General Assembly, 2005
Gender and disarmament
Multilateralism and disarmament
General Assembly, 2005
Arms limitation and disarmament agreements, including verification of compliance
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Chapter VII
Institutional aspects
Introduction
Developments and trends, 2005
2005 World Summit
Conference on Disarmament, 2005
Disarmament Commission, 2005
Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters
Disarmament fellowship, training and advisory services, 2005
Department of Disarmament Affairs
Regional Centres
The Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
The Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
General Assembly, 2005
Conclusion
Annex
Members of the Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, 2005
Annex
Agenda items of the General Assembly as allocated to the First Committee
Chapter VIII
Studies, information and education
Introduction
Disarmament Studies
Studies concluded in 2005
Studies in progress
Studies mandated in 2005
Disarmament and non-proliferation education
Implementation of the recommendations by Member States
Implementation of the recommendations by civil society and non-governmental organizations
Implementation of the recommendations by the United Nations and other international organizations
United Nations Disarmament Information Programme
Print and e-publications
Web site
DDA panels, NGO symposia, exhibits and special events
Department of Public Information
Secretary-General's Messenger of Peace
Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
General Assembly, 2005
Annex
List of studies published by the Department of Disarmament Affairs (The Blue Book Series)
Annex
Composition of the Group of Governmental Experts on Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
Annex
Presentations made at the Panel Discussion on Verifying non-proliferation and disarmament agreements tDDAy
Annex
Publications and other materials of the Department of Disarmament Affairs and its regional centres
Annex
UNIDIR Publications
Appendix I
Status of multilateral arms regulation and disarmament agreements
Appendix II
Draft International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons
Appendix III
Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, New York, 2005
Appendix IV
An Appeal of the States Parties to Amended Protocol II to the Convention on the occasion of the seventh annual Conference
Appendix V
The Zagreb Declaration sixth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
Appendix VI
Table of Resolutions and Decisions on Disarmament Issues
Appendix VII
Voting patterns of resolutions and decisions on disarmament adopted by the General Assembly in 2005
Appendix VIII
Disarmament resolutions and decisions listed by chapter
Appendix IX
Texts of disarmament resolutions and decisions
Appendix X
List of reports and notes of the Secretary-General
Appendix XI
Abbreviations and acronyms