Seventy-Fourth Session of the General Assembly

First Committee: Disarmament and International Security

Press Releases, Draft Resolutions, Statements, Secretary-General’s Reports, and Side Events

Press Releases

Meetings Coverage

Draft Resolutions tabled at the First Committee

A/C.1/74/L.1 Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
A/C.1/74/L.2 The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East
A/C.1/74/L.3
A/C.1/74/L.3*
Prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/C.1/74/L.4 Follow-up to nuclear disarmament obligations agreed to at the 1995, 2000 and 2010 Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
A/C.1/74/L.5 Regional disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.6 Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
A/C.1/74/L.7 Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels
A/C.1/74/L.8 Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context
A/C.1/74/L.9 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
A/C.1/74/L.10 IImplementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
A/C.1/74/L.11 General and complete disarmament: Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
A/C.1/74/L.12 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
A/C.1/74/L.13 Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons
A/C.1/74/L.14 Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)
A/C.1/74/L.15 Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.16 Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction
A/C.1/74/L.17 Reducing nuclear danger
A/C.1/74/L.18 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons
A/C.1/74/L.19 Nuclear disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.20 Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments
A/C.1/74/L.21 Ethical imperatives for a nuclear-weapon-free world
A/C.1/74/L.22 Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
A/C.1/74/L.23 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
A/C.1/74/L.24 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
A/C.1/74/L.25 The Arms Trade Treaty
A/C.1/74/L.26
A/C.1/74/L.26/Rev.1
Nuclear disarmament verification
A/C.1/74/L.27 Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them
A/C.1/74/L.28 Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace
A/C.1/74/L.29 Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
A/C.1/74/L.30 Transparency in armaments
A/C.1/74/L.31
A/C.1/74/L.31/Rev.1
Follow-up to the 2013 high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.32 Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation
A/C.1/74/L.33 United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.34 Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.35 Relationship between disarmament and development
A/C.1/74/L.36 African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
A/C.1/74/L.37 Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes
A/C.1/74/L.38 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
A/C.1/74/L.39 Report of the Conference on Disarmament
A/C.1/74/L.40 Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
A/C.1/74/L.41 Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty)
A/C.1/74/L.42 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
A/C.1/74/L.43 The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
A/C.1/74/L.44 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction.
A/C.1/74/L.45 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
A/C.1/74/L.46 IImplementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
A/C.1/74/L.47
A/C.1/74/L.47/Rev. 1
Joint Courses of Action and Future-oriented Dialogue towards a world without nuclear weapons
A/C.1/74/L.48 GCD: Youth, Disarmament and Non-proliferation (NEW)
A/C.1/74/L.49
A/C.1/74/L.49/Rev.1
Advancing responsible State behavior in cyberspace in the context of international security
A/C.1/74/L.50
A/C.1/74/L.50/Rev.1
Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
A/C.1/74/L.51 Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures
A/C.1/74/L.52
A/C.1/74/L.52/Rev.1
2020 session of the Disarmament Commission
A/C.1/74/L.53
A/C.1/74/L.53/Rev.1
Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus
A/C.1/74/L.54 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects
A/C.1/74/L.55
A/C.1/74/L.55/Rev.1
Advancing transparency and confidence-building measures for outer space activities
A/C.1/74/L.56
A/C.1/74/L.56/Rev.1
GCD: Strengthening and developing the system of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation treaties/agreements
A/C.1/74/L.57
A/C.1/74/L.57/Rev.1
GCD: Improving the effectiveness of the work of the First Committee
A/C.1/74/L.58
A/C.1/74/L.58/Rev.1
Further practical measures for the prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/C.1/74/L.59 No first placement of weapons in outer space
A/C.1/74/L.60 Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities
A/C.1/74/L.61 Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
A/C.1/74/L.62 2020 session of the Disarmament Commission

Note by the Secretary-General

Note by the Secretariat

High Representative Statements

24 October 2019

24 October 2019

21 October 2019

18 October 2019

18 October 2019

10 October 2019

Other Statements

Countries, Groups and Organisations’ Statements

General Debate

Thematic Debate on Nuclear Weapons

Thematic Debate on Conventional Weapons

Civil Society and NGO Presentations

Humanitarian disarmament David Onazi International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War – Nigeria
Nuclear weapons Maria Eugenia Villareal International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear weapons Derek Johnson Global Zero
Biological weapons Katrin Geyer Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Fully autonomous weapons Marta Kosmyna Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
Armed drones Brittany Roser PAX
Explosive weapons in populated areas Roos Boer PAX and the International Network on Explosive Weapons
Incendiary weapons Jacqulyn Kantack Human Rights Watch
Landmines Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Cluster munitions Jared Bloch Cluster Munition Coalition
International arms trade Montserrat Martinez Control Arms Coalition
Small arms and light weapons Rose Welsch International Action Network on Small Arms
Cyber Allison Pytlak Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Outer space Cesar Jaramillo Project Ploughshares
Gender Arlyssa Bianca Pabotoy Center for Peace Education-Miriam College
Youth Mary-Lynn Hearn Pace University

Secretary-General’s Reports

A/74/77 Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on further practical measures for the prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/74/90 Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) to consider the role of verification in advancing nuclear disarmament
A/74/96 Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation
A/74/97 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
A/74/98 Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context
A/74/99 Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
A/74/110 Note by the SG transmitting the annual report of the CTBO
A/74/112 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
A/74/114 Note by the SG transmitting the annual report of the OPCW
A/74/115 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
A/74/116 Relationship between disarmament and development
A/74/117 Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels
A/74/118 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
A/74/120 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
A/74/122
A/74/122/Add.1
Current developments in science and technology and their potential impact on international security and disarmament efforts
A/74/140 Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction
A/74/141 Follow-up to the 2013 High-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament
A/74/154 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
A/74/155 Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures
A/74/157
( Part I )      A/74/157
( Part II )

Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East

The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East

A/74/158 Consolidated report on:
– Nuclear disarmament
– Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the ICJ on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
– Reducing nuclear danger
A/74/180 UNIDIR
A/74/187 Consolidated report on:
– The illicit trade in SALW in all its aspects and
– Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in SALW and collecting them
A/74/201 Transparency in armaments: The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms
A/74/211 Group of Governmental Experts on Transparency in Armaments (UN Register)
A/74/247 Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters

Late Submission (To Secretary-General’s Report)  

A/74/96 Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation Honduras
Jordan
A/74/97 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region

Cyprus

Jordan

A/74/98 Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context Brunei
Honduras
Jordan
A/74/99 Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control Honduras
Jordan
A/74/116 Relationship between disarmament and development Jordan
A/74/117 Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels Honduras
Mauritius
A/74/120 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security Brunei
Georgia
Mauritius
Ukraine
A/74/122 Current developments in science and technology and their potential impact on international security and disarmament efforts Jordan
Mauritius
A/74/140 Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass
destruction
Brunei
Bulgaria
Georgia
A/74/141 Follow-up to the 2013 High-level meeting of the General Assembly on
nuclear disarmament
India
Morocco
Spain
A/74/157 Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle
East
Iraq
Jordan
Spain
A/74/201 Transparency in armaments United Nations Register of Conventional Arms Albania
Argentina
China
Norway
Republic of Korea
Suriname

Other Reports

Rapporteur’s Reports of the First Committee

A/74/360 Reduction of military budgets
A/74/361 Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace
A/74/362 African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
A/74/363 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
A/74/364 Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
A/74/365 Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
A/74/366 Prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/74/367 Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament
A/74/368 General and complete disarmament
A/74/369 Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly
A/74/370 Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session
A/74/371 The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East
A/74/372 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects
A/74/373 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
A/74/374 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
A/74/375 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
A/74/376 Programme planning
A/74/377 Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly
A/74/451 Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)

List of Proposals for Consideration by the General Assembly

Resolutions adopted by the 74th Session of the General Assembly

A/RES/74/24 Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures
A/RES/74/25 Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace
A/RES/74/26 African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
A/RES/74/27 Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)
A/RES/74/28 Advancing responsible State behaviour in cyberspace in the context of international security
A/RES/74/29 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
A/RES/74/30 Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
A/RES/74/31 Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
A/RES/74/32 Prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/RES/74/33 No first placement of weapons in outer space
A/RES/74/34 Further practical measures for the prevention of an arms race in outer space
A/RES/74/35 Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament
A/RES/74/36 Follow-up to nuclear disarmament obligations agreed to at the 1995, 2000 and 2010 Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
A/RES/74/37 Regional disarmament
A/RES/74/38 Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels
A/RES/74/39 Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context
A/RES/74/40 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
A/RES/74/41 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
A/RES/74/42 Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons
A/RES/74/43 Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction
A/RES/74/44 Reducing nuclear danger
A/RES/74/45 Nuclear disarmament
A/RES/74/46 Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments
A/RES/74/47 Ethical imperatives for a nuclear-weapon-free world
A/RES/74/48 Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
A/RES/74/49 The Arms Trade Treaty
A/RES/74/50 Nuclear disarmament verification
A/RES/74/51 Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them
A/RES/74/52 Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
A/RES/74/53 Transparency in armaments
A/RES/74/54 Follow-up to the 2013 high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament
A/RES/74/55 Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non proliferation
A/RES/74/56 Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament
A/RES/74/57 Relationship between disarmament and development
A/RES/74/58 Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes
A/RES/74/59 Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
A/RES/74/60 The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
A/RES/74/61 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
A/RES/74/62 Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
A/RES/74/63 Joint courses of action and future-oriented dialogue towards a world without nuclear weapons
A/RES/74/64 Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation
A/RES/74/65 Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus
A/RES/74/66 Strengthening and developing the system of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation treaties and agreements
A/RES/74/67 Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities
A/RES/74/509 Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
A/RES/74/510 Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty)
A/RES/74/68 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons
A/RES/74/69 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
A/RES/74/70 United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament
A/RES/74/71 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
A/RES/74/72 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
A/RES/74/73 Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
A/RES/74/74 Report of the Conference on Disarmament
A/RES/74/75 The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East
A/RES/74/76 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects
A/RES/74/77 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
A/RES/74/78 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
A/RES/74/79 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
A/RES/74/512 Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

Reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions from the Fifth Committee

A/RES/74/XX Forthcoming