1540 Committee
Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004)

  • The 2nd UN Security Council Resolution 1540 Industrial Outreach Conference for the Asia-Pacific Region, in Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 2018.

    The 2nd UN Security Council Resolution 1540 Industrial Outreach Conference for the Asia-Pacific Region (Asia-Pacific Wiesbaden Conference), hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea supported by the United Nations office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) with financial contributions from the European Union and Germany,13-14 September 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • Participants of the Training Course for 1540 National Points of Contact of the OSCE-Member Sates

    Participants of the Training Course for 1540 National Points of Contact of the OSCE-Member Sates, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation, 4-7 September 2018.

  • Participants of the Training Course for 1540 National Points of Contact of the OSCE-Member Sates

    Participants of the Training Course for 1540 National Points of Contact of the OSCE-Member Sates, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation, 4-7 September 2018.

  • Points of Contact (POC) training session for francophone African States, Addis Ababa, 14-17 August 2018.

    Points of Contact (POC) training session for francophone African States, Addis Ababa, 14-17 August 2018.

  • Visit by the Chair of the 1540 Committee to the Group of Experts, 2nd July 2018, New York, United States.

    Visit by the Chair of the 1540 Committee to the Group of Experts, 2nd July 2018, New York, United States.

  • Regional Workshop on Science and Technology Developments Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) for the Middle East and North Africa, organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Government of Jordan, in cooperation with the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, 11-12 July 2018, Amman, Jordan.

    Regional Workshop on Science and Technology Developments Relevant to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) for the Middle East and North Africa, organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Government of Jordan, in cooperation with the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, 11-12 July 2018, Amman, Jordan.

  • The Sixteenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Africa, organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Morocco, 19-21 June 2018, Marrakech, Morocco.

    The Sixteenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Africa, organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Morocco, 19-21 June 2018, Marrakech, Morocco.

  • Participants at the Government of Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Export Control Seminar.

    Participants at the Government of Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Export Control Seminar “The Present and Future of Strategic Export Controls”, Islamabad, 9-10 May 2018.

  • Wide view of UN Security Council meeting

    The Security Council adopts resolution 2325 (2016) unanimously on 15 December 2016. Resolution 2325 (2016) builds on resolution 1540 (2004) and will facilitate its full and effective implementation. It was co-sponsored by 78 Member States. UN Photo

1540 Committee Chair: Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz, 1540 Committee Chair

Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz 1540 Committee Chair Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the United Nations

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