Disarmament and Related Treaties

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Disarmament and Related Treaties

This publication contains the text of multilateral treaties that focus on nuclear weapons, other weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms, and nuclear-weapon-free zones, all of which are essential for promoting peace and security. It also includes treaties in which disarmament and non-proliferation are important elements within a larger framework of issues.

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Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

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Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

This CCW Booklet provides a brief background and history to the Convention and its Protocols, interesting facts on the CCW, information on how States can join and participate in the CCW’s meetings, and the mandate of and support provided by the CCW Implementation Support Unit. The booklet is designed to be a guide for those States considering joining the CCW and a useful resource for those working to promote universalization.

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The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 38: 2013 (Part II)

This publication summarizes developments and trends in 2013 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels. It reviews the activities of the General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission.

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Programmes Financed from Voluntary Contributions, 2013-2014

This report illustrates how the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs has been able to achieve concrete results though partnerships with its donors, and how essential such support is in attaining important disarmament goals.

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UNODA Occasional Papers, No. 26, June 2014

The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament

This Occasional Paper features six lectures delivered in New Zealand in April 2014 by the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane. The speeches delve into many of the challenges facing the achievement of a world free of nuclear weapons and provide a comprehensive stocktake of the prospects and challenges confronting disarmament and arms control efforts.

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Action for Disarmament

10 Things You Can Do!

This publication draws the attention of young people to the promotion of international peace and security through disarmament. In ten practical steps, it will help teenagers and young adults mobilize, act and promote the disarmament ideals of the United Nations in their schools, communities and beyond.

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Disarmament Yearbook, 2013 (Part I)

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The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 38: 2013 (Part I)

Compiles the resolutions and decisions of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly and the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee. Contains a snapshot of votes by thematic cluster.

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UNODA Occasional Paper No. 25

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UNODA Occasional Papers, No. 25, December 2013

The Gun-Free Zone—A Tool to Prevent and Reduce Armed Violence

The aim of this paper is to bring together information and experiences from practitioners and policymakers and analyse the impact of gun-free zones (GFZs) in order to determine when and where GFZs can be a valuable measure to prevent and reduce armed violence.

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Disarmament Study Series No. 34

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Disarmament Study Series No. 34

Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures in Outer Space Activities

This publication contains the study on outer space transparency and confidence-building measures conducted by the Group of Governmental Experts on Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures in Outer Space Activities, which held sessions in July 2012, July 2013 and April 2013.

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Civil Society and Disarmament 2013

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Civil Society and Disarmament: 2013

NGO Presentations to the Open-Ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

This publication contains the statements by representatives of non-governmental organizations that were delivered during the meeting of the Open-ended Working Group to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons.

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