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

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25 April 2017 National Point of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Slovakia is updated.
Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)
21 April 2017 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only).
11 April 2017 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities in 2017 are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only).
7 April 2017 First report from Haiti (S/AC.44/2016/7) on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) is published.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six UN official languages).
5 April 2017

Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only)

31 March 2017

National Point of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from Costa Rica is added.
Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)

30 March 2017

Chair Statement at Parliamentary Conference on Combatting International Terrorism in Russia is published.
Please refer to: Chair Statement (in English only)

23 March 2017 Statement by the 1540 Committee Chair in the Security Council briefing on 16 March 2017 is posted.
Please refer to: Briefings by the Chair (in English only)
23 March 2017 Press release of the Security Council briefing by the 1540 Committee on 16 March 2017 is posted.
Please refer to: UN Press Releases (in English and French)
27 February 2017 Action plan for the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) by Uzbekistan is posted
Please refer to: National Action Plans (in six UN official languages)
23 February 2017 The Sixteenth Programme of Work of the 1540 Committee (1 February 2017 - 31 January 2018) is published.
Please refer to: Programme of Work (in six UN official languages)
10 February 2017 Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from the Mauritania and NATO are added.
Please refer to: Points of Contact (in English only)
7 February 2017 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only)
6 February 2017

Message from H.E. Mr. Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz, 1540 Committee Chair, is published.
Please refer to: Message from the 1540 Committee Chair (in English only)

Summary of recent 1540 Committee meeting is posted.
Please refer to: Committee Activities (English only)

2 February 2017 Mr. Ryo Kaneko (Japan) is appointed as the Coordinator of working group on monitoring and national implementation .
Please refer to: Working Groups (in six UN official languages)
30 January 2017 Approved matrix of Turkey is published.
Please refer to: Committee-Approved Matrices (in English only)
24 January 2017 Points of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from the Chile, OPCW and WCO are updated.
Please refer to: Points of Contact (in English only)
20 January 2017 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities in 2016 are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
17 January 2017 Report of 2016 review of the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) (S/2016/1127) is published.
Please refer to: Annual Reviews of Implementation (in six UN official languages).
12 January 2017 1540 Committee Chair of 2015-2016, Ambassador Román Oyarzun Marchesi (Spain), sent his last quarterly message
Please refer to: Chair Quarterly Message (in English only).
11 January 2017 Calendar of upcoming events is updated.
Please refer to: Upcoming Events (in English only)
9 January 2017 Additional information from Slovakia (S/AC.44/2016/8) is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages)
5 January 2017 More 1540 Experts' Information Notes of outreach activities in 2016 are posted.
Please refer to: Event List (in English only)
4 January 2017 New 1540 Committee Composition for 2017. Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of the Plurinational State of Bolivia is elected as 1540 Committee Chair and Senegal, Sweden, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as Vice-Chairs for 2017.
Please refer to: Composition (in six UN official languages)
30 December 2016 Approved matrices of Cuba and Sweden are published.
Please refer to: Committee-Approved Matrices (in English only)
28 December 2016 Final document (S/2016/1038) on the 2016 Comprehensive Review of the Status of Implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) is published.
Please refer to: 2016 Comprehensive Review (in six UN official languages)
27 December 2016 Additional information from Turkey is posted.
Please refer to: National Reports (in six official UN languages)
21 December 2016 National Point of Contact for all matters related to UNSCR 1540, including assistance, from the United States is updated.
Please refer to: National Points of Contact (in English only)
Mr. Craig Finkelstein (United States) is the Coordinator of working group on transparency and media outreach.
Please refer to: Working Groups (in six UN official languages)
19 December 2016 Press releases of SC open debate on non-proliferation at 15 December 2016 are posted.
Please refer to: Press releases (in English and French)
16 December 2016 Security Council Members unanimously adopted resolution 2325 (2016) on 15 December 2016.
Please refer to: SC Resolutions (in six UN official languages).
8 December 2016 Statement by the 1540 Committee Chair at the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security is published.
Please refer to: Chair Statements (in English only).
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 (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).

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