Disarmament

Disarmament

20 September 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the signing ceremony for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, in New York today:

20 September 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the “Article XIV Conference” on the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, in New York today:

15 September 2017
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In a continuing effort to encourage wider participation in the multilateral treaty framework, United Nations Headquarters will host the annual Treaty Event from 19 to 22 September.

15 September 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

15 September 2017
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

3 September 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

29 August 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

28 August 2017
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day against Nuclear Tests, to be observed on 29 August:

21 August 2017
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The 2017 United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament begins today at the United Nations Office at Geneva with the participation of young diplomats and other Government officials from 25 United Nations Member States.

14 August 2017
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From 7 until 11 August 2017, in cooperation with the United Nations Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004), China hosted a training course in Xi’an for 1540 national Points of Contact in the Asia-Pacific region.

11 August 2017
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NEW YORK, 15 August (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific and the Government of Mongolia will jointly organize a training workshop on building capacity for the implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in Central Asia, to be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on 16 and 17 August.

6 August 2017
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Peace Ceremony in Hiroshima, Japan, today:

28 July 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

14 July 2017
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The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

7 July 2017
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To cheers and sustained applause, the Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons completed its work today, adopting a Treaty that would ban such weapons of mass destruction with a view to their total elimination.

7 July 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

6 July 2017
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The draft treaty scheduled for adoption on 7 July would create a pathway for the elimination of the only weapon of mass destruction not yet subject to a global ban, members of civil society told the Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons today.

5 July 2017
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The Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons decided to retain the entire revised draft treaty (document A/CONF.229/2017/L.3) today, ahead of the text’s scheduled adoption on 7 July.

3 July 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Catherine Marchi-Uhel of France as Head of the International Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in the Syrian Arab Republic since March 2011.

3 July 2017
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The Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument with a view to prohibiting nuclear weapons resumed today, considering a newly revised draft treaty due to be sent to capitals for final approval.