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Meetings of the 65th Session

High-level Meeting on Revitalizing the Work of the Conference on Disarmament and Taking Forward Multilateral Disarmament Negotiations convened by the Secretary-General (24 September 2010)

The high-level meeting was held on 24 September 2010 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A total of 68 delegates spoke, including 37 Ministers for Foreign Affairs and representatives of three specialized organizations.

The High-level Meeting was a unique opportunity to provide greater political impetus for revitalizing the work of the Conference on Disarmament through high-level participation. It also aimed at promoting multilateral disarmament, including through addressing the larger challenges facing the wider architecture of disarmament machinery.

At the end of the meeting, the Secretary- General, as convener and Chair of the high-level meeting, circulated a summary of the discussion which reflected his understanding of the views expressed.

Chair's Summary [A/65/496]


Location: Economic and Social Council Chamber, North Lawn Building at UN Headquarters in New York

Source: Information note for delegations [A/INF/65/4]

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