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UNODA, Kenya discuss confidence-building measures under Biological Weapons Convention

On 1 April 2021, the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and Kenya’s National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) co-hosted an online workshop on confidence-building measures under the BWC.  Confidence-building measures (CBMs) are designed to prevent or reduce the occurrence of ambiguities, doubts and suspicions and to improve international cooperation in […]

On 1 April 2021, the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and Kenya’s National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) co-hosted an online workshop on confidence-building...

UN SaferGuard Quick Response Mechanism provides ammunition technical support to Equatorial Guinea after explosions

On 7 March 2021, a series of explosions occurred at a military camp located in Bata, the largest city of Equatorial Guinea. More than 100 people died and over...

UNODA launches “Disarmament4Educators” online training course

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) kicked off an online “Disarmament4Educators” training course on 8 March, bringing together academic professors and educators from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines and...

Young Scientists from the Global South Join the Second Edition of the Youth for Biosecurity Workshop

As the world grapples with COVID-19 for a second year, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Biological Weapons Convention Implementation Support Unit (ISU) are also pushing to bolster global capacities...

UNODA convenes a regional workshop on achieving universalization of the Biological Weapons Convention in Africa

The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) was the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning an entire category of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). It has reached almost universal adherence with only...

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April 20 - 24, 2020

Virtual - Informal Sessions

Group of Governmental Experts on “Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus”( Informal virtual sessions )

April 24 - 24, 2020

New York

Fourth Conference of Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones and Mongolia (postponed to a period in 2021 to be decided by the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session)

May 4 - 6, 2020

(Virtual) Vienna, Austria

May 11 - 15, 2020

Vienna, Austria

May 19 - 21, 2020

Kathmandu, Nepal

Regional Seminar to Support the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) in South Asia ( Postponed )

May 27 - 29, 2020

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Technical and Legal Assistance Project to Support Sri Lanka in the Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on SALW: Final Briefing Visit ( TBD )

June 1 - 3, 2020

Vienna, Austria

June 15 - 19, 2020

(Virtual) Vienna, Austria

June 22 - 26, 2020

Virtual Meeting

Responsible Innovation Virtual Workshops with students from Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, and Singapore University of Technology and Design, under the Responsible Innovation for a Secure Environment in Asia and the Pacific (RISE-AP) project

June 25 - 26, 2020

Vienna, Austria

June 30 - July 1, 2020

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh national interagency roundtable meeting to support implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004)- (TBD)

July 6 - 8, 2020

Dili, Timor-Leste

In-country training programme in support of gender mainstreamed policy on small arms control: First round scheduled ( TBD )

July 20 - 24, 2020

New York

Group of Governmental Experts on “Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus” (Postponed)

August 3 - September 18, 2020

Bangladesh (6 July- 21 August), Belarus (24 August- 18 September)

August 4 - September 4, 2020

Vienna, Austria

August 17 - 21, 2020

CICG, Geneva

Sixth Conference of States Parties to the ATT (CSP6)

August 17 - 21, 2020

Through written procedure

Sixth Conference on States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty

September 1 - 30, 2020

New York

Tenth Ministerial Meeting of the Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) – TBD

October 2 - 2, 2020

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons ( TBD )

October 28 - 30, 2020

Vienna, Austria

November 1 - 30, 2020

The Hague (TBC)

Twenty-Fifth Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

November 10 - 10, 2020

World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 16 - 20, 2020

New York

Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction. (Second Session)

November 19 - 20, 2020

Vienna, Austria

December 18 - 18, 2020

Virtual

Subscribing to the Hague Code of Conduct: opportunities and challenges for Asian States

January 18 - March 26, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

January 18 - March 26, 2021

Geneva

February 8 - 10, 2021

Virtual

UNODA x University of Tokyo Responsible Innovation in AI and data workshops

March 1 - 5, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors*

March 8 - 12, 2021

Virtual

Responsible Innovation for a Secure Environment in Asia and the Pacific

March 8 - 19, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group B, 56th session* (tent.)

March 25 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C3

OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Legal Subcommittee, 60th session (p.m.)

March 29 - 31, 2021

Dili

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Timor-Leste

April 1 - 2, 2021

Dili

Training on development of a Timor-Leste national action plan (NAP), follow-up the ICTP workshop

April 14, 2021

Today

April 16 - 16, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – First Prep Committee for the Ninth Review Conference (to be confirmed)

April 16 - 16, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – First Prep Committee for the Ninth Review Conference (to be confirmed)

April 28 - 29, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

Austrian Government: Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation, 20th Regular Meeting*

May 4 - 6, 2021

Phnom Penh

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Cambodia

May 4 - 6, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors: Programme and Budget Committee*

May 10 - 11, 2021

Luang Prabang

Lao PDR National workshop on main commitments of the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in SALW in All Its Aspects, International Tracing Instruments and tools to support their implementation

May 10 - June 25, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

May 10 - June 25, 2021

Geneva

May 10 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR D

UNODC: Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Working Group on Firearms, 8th session*

May 12 - 14, 2021

Luang Prabang

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Laos

May 12 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C3

OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 64th session: Briefing for Permanent Missions

May 31 - June 4, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group A, 59th session* (tent.)

June 7 - 11, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors*

June 21 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, 56th session* (tent.)

June 21 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C2

UNSCEAR: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, 68th session* (tent.)

June 22 - 24, 2021

Geneva

Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention – Intersessional meetings

June 26 - September 10, 2021

Geneva

July 26 - September 10, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

August 23 - September 3, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group B, 57th session* (tent.)

August 30 - September 3, 2021

Geneva

September 13 - 17, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – Second Preparatory Committee for the Ninth Review Conference (to be confirmed)

September 13 - 17, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

IAEA: Board of Governors*

September 20 - 24, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: General Conference, 65th session*

September 27 - 27, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

IAEA: Board of Governors*

October 18 - 22, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group A, 60th session* (tent.)

November 8 - 26, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – Ninth Review Conference

November 10 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission, 57th session* (tent.)

November 15 - 19, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors (including the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee) *

November 29 - December 3, 2021

Noordwijk, Netherlands

Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention – 19th Meeting of States Parties

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