United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament for Asia and The Pacific
UN General Assembly resolution A/42/39D of 30 November 1987: to provide, on request, substantive support for initiatives and other activities, mutually agreed upon by the Member States of the Asia Pacific region, for the implementation of measures for peace and disarmament, and to coordinate the implementation of regional activities in Asia and the Pacific.
- Promoting global disarmament and non-proliferation norms
To develop a region-oriented approach to translating global disarmament and non-proliferation norms in Asia and the Pacific by taking into account specific conditions prevailing in the region
- Enhancing regional dialogue on disarmament, non-proliferation and security matters
To identify pressing disarmament, non-proliferation and security issues at the regional and sub-regional levels, provide a forum for dialogue in these issues and held develop practical solutions to them
- Outreach and Advocacy activities
To enhance public awareness of the promotion of regional approaches towards disarmament within the framework of global peace and international security