Disarmament

Disarmament

14 November 2017
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NEW YORK, 14 November (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The sixteenth United Nations-Republic of Korea Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑proliferation Issues will take place on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, on 16 and 17 November. 

16 October 2017
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On 29 September 2017, the Procurement Working Group of the Joint Commission transmitted to the Security Council updated versions of documents offering practical information on the procurement channel, established by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and endorsed by resolution 2231 (2015), for the review of proposals by States seeking to engage in certain transfers of nuclear or dual-use goods, technology, and/or related services to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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

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

26 September 2017
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The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, in cooperation with the Government of Thailand, is organizing a workshop for Member States of the South-East Asian region to tackle the challenges related to the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004).  This event will be held at the United Nations Building in Bangkok, Thailand, from 27 to 28 September 2017.

26 September 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, in New York today:

26 September 2017

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that the number of Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh has surpassed 700,000, with 480,000 arriving since late August.  The United Nations continues to provide aid, but the massive influx of refugees is outpacing the capacity to respond.

22 September 2017
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On the side-lines of the seventy-second general debate at United Nations Headquarters, 71 Member States and two Observer States undertook a total of 98 treaty actions in a four-day event that ended 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:

20 September 2017
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Leaders of the United Nations, national Governments and civil society urged universal accession to the new international agreement prohibiting nuclear weapons, as dozens of Heads of State and Government became the first signatories to the landmark treaty during the annual event to promote international instruments for peace and development.

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:

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.