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5 December 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
30 November 2016 National Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Chile and Slovenia are updated. Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)
23 November 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted. Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
17 November 2016 Points of contact from WHO and OIE are updated.
Please refer to: Cooperation Points of Contact (in English only).
14 November 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events
11 November 2016 Statement by the 1540 Committee Chair at the Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference is published
Please refer to: Chair Statements
7 November 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
2 November 2016 Press Release of 1540 Training Course for National Contacts of Latin American and Caribbean Region in Chile is published.
Please refer to: UN Press Releases and Press Briefings (in English and French)
31 October 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only)
28 October 2016 1540 Committee member delivered a statement at IPU 135th Assembly.
Please refer to: Statements by Committee Members (in English only)
27 October 2016 Additional information from Cambodia and Slovenia is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages)
26 October 2016 1540 Committee member delivered a Statement at training for the 1540 Points of Contact in Latin American and the Caribbean region held in Chile.
Please refer to: Statements by Committee Members (English only)
25 October 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (English only)
24 October 2016 Summary of recent 1540 Committee meeting is posted.
Please refer to: Committee Activities (English only)
18 October 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (English only)
14 October 2016 Additional information from Armenia (S/AC.44/2016/6) is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages)
13 October 2016 Statement by the 1540 Chair at the Open Ended Working Group of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention is posted.
Please refer to: Chair Statements
11 October 2016 Action plan for the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) by Lesotho is posted
Please refer to: National Action Plans (in six UN official languages)
7 October 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events.
6 October 2016 Remarks by the 1540 Chair at Awards Ceremony for International Student Essay Competition on 1540 at Harvard University are posted.
Please refer to: Chair Statements.

Remarks by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Spain to the UN at High Level Side-event at the 71st Session of the First Committee of the General Assembly on CBRN Risk Mitigation in the context of Combatting Terrorism are posted.
Please refer to: Statements by Committee Members.
5 October 2016 National Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Canada and Republic of Korea are updated.
Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only).
30 September 2016 Summaries of recent 1540 Committee meetings are posted.
Please refer to: Committee Activities (in English only).
29 September 2016 The 7th Quarterly Message from 1540 Committee Chair is published.
Please refer to: Message by the Chair (in English only).
27 September 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
23 September 2016 National Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Bahamas and Singapore are added/updated.
Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)
21 September 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
16 September 2016 Press release of 1540 national round table in Kyrgyzstan is posted.
Please refer to: Press Releases (in English and French)
14 September 2016 Assistance offer from Singapore is updated.
Please refer to: Offers of Assistance from Member States
2 September 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
30 August 2016 Additional information from Ukraine (S/AC.44/2016/4) and Uzbekistan (S/AC.44/2016/5) is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages)
24 August 2016

Secretary-General made remarks to Security Council open debate on the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

High Representative for Disarmament Affairs made remarks to Security Council open debate on the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Press release of Security Council open debate on the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction of 23 August is posted.
Please refer to: Press Releases (in English and French)

11 August 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted. Please refer to: Event List (in English only).
8 August 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
3 August 2016 Additional information from Egypt (S/AC.44/2016/3) is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports(in six official UN languages)
29 July 2016 The 6th Quarterly Message from 1540 Committee Chair is published.
Please refer to: Message by the Chair (in English only).
27 July 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted. Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
25 July 2016 Additional information from Brunei Darussalam and Peru is posted. Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages).
22 July 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated. Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
21 July 2016 Action plan for the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) by Uzbekistan is posted Please refer to: National Action Plans (in six UN official languages)
19 July 2016 National Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Algeria and Thailand are added/updated. Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)
15 July 2016 Effective Practices on the Implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004) submitted by Germany is posted. Please refer to: Effective Practices submitted by Member States (in six UN official languages).
14 July 2016 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities are posted. Please refer to: Event List (in English only).
12 July 2016 Calendar of upcoming events is updated. Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only).
8 July 2016 Press Release of Formal Open Consultations with Member States on Comprehensive Review of Resolution 1540 (2004) is published. Please refer to: Press Releases and 2016 Comprehensive Review
8 July 2016 Russian Federation Hosts Training Course for Resolution 1540 (2004) National Points of Contact from OSCE Region, 28 June - 1 July. Please refer to: Press Releases.
1 July 2016 Summary of recent 1540 Committee working group meeting is posted. Please refer to: Committee Activities (in English only).
28 June 2016 Closing remarks by the 1540 Committee Chair and statement by the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs are posted. Please refer to: 2016 Comprehensive Review
23 June 2016 Opening Remarks by the President of General Assembly and remarks by the Secretary-General at 1540 formal open consultations are posted. Please refer to: 2016 Comprehensive Review
21 June 2016 Opening Remarks by the 1540 Chair at 1540 formal open consultations are posted. Please refer to: Chair Statements
17 June 2016 1540 Committee to Convene Formal Open Consultations on Comprehensive Review of Resolution 1540 (2004) Please refer to: Press Releases and 2016 Comprehensive Review
13 June 2016 Agenda and background paper of Formal Open Consultations of the 1540 Comprehensive Review are published. Please refer to: 2016 Comprehensive Review (in English only)
9 June 2016 1540 Chair briefs Member States on the Comprehensive Review of the status of implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) and on the Committee's formal open consultations to be held on 20-22 June. Please refer to: 2016 Comprehensive Review (in English only)
2 June 2016 Summary of recent 1540 Committee working group meeting is posted. Please refer to: Committee Activities (in English only)