1540 Committee
Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004)

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10-12 September 2019 Training Course for 1540 Points of Contact from Countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) (Bridgetown, Barbados) [Video Link]
15 July 2019 Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) Executive Committee Meeting on Global Parliamentary Campaign to Promote Universality and Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention and Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (New York, United States).
29-30 May 2019 Workshop for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in support of the full and effective implementation of Resolution 1540(2004) in Southern Africa (Livingstone, Zambia) [Video Link]
18 April 2019 Parliamentary Conference on Countering International Terrorism (St. Petersburg, Russian Federation)
26-28 March 2019 UNSCR 1540 Points of Contact Training for English-Speaking African States (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
30 January 2019 The First Annual Disarmament and International Security Fellowship Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of India (New Delhi, India) [Video Link]
13-14 December 2018 African Union (AU) Comprehensive Model Law on Weapons of Mass Destruction Inception Workshop (Vienna, Austria) [Video Link]
11-12 December 2018 The Universalisation Workshop on the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) for AU Member States (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) [Video Link]
4-7 December 2018 Meeting of State Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) (Geneva, Switzerland)
7-8 November 2018 UN Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) Conference for States of Latin America and the Caribbean “Seizing the opportunities, reducing the risks” (La Paz, Bolivia)
30 October 2018 Side event of the First Committee “Challenges for the Governance of Synthetic Biology and Implications for UN Security Council resolution 1540 (2004)” (New York, United States)
17 October 2018 The 139th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) (Geneva, Switzerland) [Video Link]
17-18 September 2018 Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) Regional Africa Parliamentary Workshop to Promote Universality and Implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania) [Video Link]
13-14 September 2018 The 2nd UN Security Council Resolution 1540 Industrial Outreach Conference for the Asia-Pacific Region (Seoul, Republic of Korea) [Video Link]
4-7 September 2018 Training Course for 1540 National Points of Contact of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Member Sates (Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation)
7 August 2017 Training Course for the 1540 Points of Contact in the Asia-Pacific Region (Xi’an, China) [Video Link]
8-9 June 2017 United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1540 (2004) Regional Industry Outreach Conference for the Pacific Alliance States and Brazil (Mexico City, Mexico)
28 March 2017 Parliamentary Conference on Combatting International Terrorism (St Petersburg, Russian Federation)
14-15 March 2017 UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) Regional Seminar (Islamabad, Pakistan)
6 December 2016 The Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference (Geneva, Switzerland)
6 December 2016 IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions (Vienna, Austria)
7 - 8 November 2016 The Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference (Geneva, Switzerland)
10 October 2016 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Open Ended Working Group Meeting (OEWG) on Terrorism, organized by the OPCW (the Hague, Netherlands)
28 June - 1 July 2016 Training for the 1540 Points of Contact from Countries of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Region (Kaliningrad, Russian Federation)
22 June 2016 Closing Remarks by the 1540 Chair at formal open consultation on the Comprehensive Review of the implementation of the resolution 1540 (2004) (New York, United States)
20 June 2016 Opening Remarks by the 1540 Chair at formal open consultation on the Comprehensive Review of the implementation of the resolution 1540 (2004).
8 June 2016 Briefing by the 1540 Chair on the Comprehensive Review of the status of implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) and on the Committee's formal open consultations to be held on 20-22 June (New York, United States)
4 May 2016 Dialogue Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (Vienna, Austria).
11 April 2016 UNSCR 1540 Civil Society Forum (New York, United States)
6 April 2016 African Union 1540 Review and Assistance Conference (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
19 - 20 November 2015 The fourth “Wiesbaden Industry Process” conference "Private Sector Engagement in Strategic Trade Controls: Recommendations for effective Approaches to implement UNSCR 1540" (Weisbaden, Germany)
27 - 29 October 2015 International Maritime Transport Security Exercise (Madrid, Spain)
7 - 11 September 2015 Training Course for the 1540 Points of Contact in the Asia and Pacific Region (Qingdao, China)
2 - 3 June 2015 Regional workshop on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Amman, Jordan)
20 May 2015 >Dialogue Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security and Co-operation Security (Vienna, Austria)
28 April 2015 NPT Review Conference side event entitled “Challenges for Non-Proliferation Regimes: The Role of the 1540 Committee and the Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of resolution 1540 (2004)” (New York, United States)
13 April 2015 Briefing by the 1540 Chair to the UN Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) (New York, United States)
20 November 2014 Non-Proliferation Risks: Governance and Compliance Management - Dialogue with Industry in Support of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Frankfurt, Germany
11 November 2014 Regional workshop on the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) for South American States (Lima, Peru)
7 November 2014 Visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) (London, United Kingdom)
29 October 2014 CBRN National Action Plans: meeting the challenges of international security (New York, United States)
27 October 2014 Regional Workshop on Promoting Full Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004): Sharing Effective Practices, Revitalizing Assistance, and Developing Future Strategy (Seoul, Republic of Korea)
23 October 2014 Visit to the People's Republic of China, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) (Beijing, China)
18 June 2014 Dialogue Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security and Co-operation Security (Vienna, Austria).
10 - 11 December 2013 Workshop on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Addis Ababa)
3 - 4 December 2013 Conference in Support of Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004): “Risks, Challenges and Responses: Industry’s Effective Practices in Responding to Biosecurity Risks" (Wiesbaden, Germany).
7 October 2013 2013 Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) (Geneva, Switzerland).
5 - 6 June 2013 The 12th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law-Enforcement Organizations on Counter-Terrorism (Kazan, Russian Federation)
15 May 2013 Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation on the implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004) (Vienna, Austria)..
22 - 24 April 2013 Workshop on "Preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to non-State actors: The Implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) in the Arab World" (New York, United States).
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17 - 19 April 2013 Visit to Trinidad and Tobago, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
17 January 2013 Meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CHS) of the Organization of American States (OAS) (Washington DC, United States)
15 - 17 January 2013 Workshop on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Minsk, Belarus)
10 December 2012 Dinner reception in support of the UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) offered by the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations (New York, USA)
30 November - 1 December 2012 1540 Workshop on Building New Synergies on Nuclear Security (New Delhi, India)
21 - 22 November 2012 Workshop on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) (Pretoria, South Africa)
3 - 4 October 2012 The 11th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Organizations, and Law-Enforcement Organizations (Moscow, Russian Federation)
28 - 29 August 2012 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting (Stockholm, Sweden)
12 - 13 July 2012 Workshop on "Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004): Innovative Approaches to Capacity Building and Assistance" (Warsaw, Poland)
12 - 14 March 2012 Seminar for the Andean Region States: UNSC Resolution 1540 (Bogota, Colombia)
8 - 9 March 2012 The 4th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-Sessional Meeting on Non-proliferation and Disarmament (Sydney, Australia)
20 January 2012 UN University event entitled “UN Security Council Resolution 1540: A Look at the 1540 Committee, Its New Mandate and Efforts to Prevent the Proliferation of WMD to Non-State Actors” (New York, United States)
5 December 2011 Roundtable discussion named "Navigating the Sanctions Regime, Promoting Proliferation Prevention" (New York, United States)
31 October 2011 Workshop on "Prospects for Nuclear Security Partnership in Southeast Asia" (Vienna, Austria)
19 October 2011 Event entitled "Advancing international cooperation and assistance in national implementation of UNSCR 1540/1977" (New York, United States)
6 - 7 July 2011 The 10th Meeting of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law Enforcement Organizations (St. Petersburg, Russian Federation)
31 May 2011 Promoting the Global Instruments of Nonproliferation and Disarmament: The United Nations and the Nuclear Challenge (New York, United States)
17 February 2011 OAS Meeting on “Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level of UNSC Resolution 1540" (Washington, DC, United States)
15 - 16 December 2010 Meeting of International, Regional and Subregional organizations on cooperation in promoting the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) (Vienna, Austria)
4 - 6 March 2010 2010 Moscow Nonproliferation Conference: Nuclear Energy, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation

Statement 1 - UNSC Resolution 1540 and the Non-Proliferation Regime

Statement 2 - Implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004):
Challenges and Opportunities

9 - 11 February 2010 Nuclear Security Summit (The Hague, The Netherlands)
8 - 11 September 2009 Workshop on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (San Jose, Costa Rica)
1-3 July 2009First ARF Inter-Sessional Meeting on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (Beijing, China)
23 - 25 June 2009 8th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law Enforcement Organizations (Irkutsk, Russian Federation)
30 March to 3 April 2009 International Symposium on Nuclear Security (Vienna, Austria)
10 December 2008 Forum for Security Co-Operation of the OSCE (Vienna, Austria)
4 December 2008 OAS meeting (Washington, DC, United States)
27 - 28 November 2007 United Nations Workshop on the Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) in Africa (Gaborone, Botswana)
30 October 2007 Meeting of the Senior Political Committee of NATO (Brussels, Belgium)
16 - 17 October 2007 Seminar on Implementation SC Resolution 1540 (2004) in Kyrgyz Republic (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
4 - 5 September 2007 Implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) (Amman, Jordan)
25 - 26 June 2007 Carnegie International Nonproliferation Conference (Washington, DC, United States)
29 May 2007 Implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) in the Caribbean (Kingston, Jamaica)
28 May 2007 Jakarta Seminar (Jakarta, Indonesia)
16 - 17 May 2007 NDU Symposium (Washington, DC, United States)
18 - 19 April 2007 NATO conference (Vilnius, Lithuania)
12 - 13 April 2007 Regional workshop on Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
27 March 2007 Workshop on National Nonproliferation Controls (New York, United States)
6 - 8 March 2007 1540 Conference (Bucharest, Romania)
12 - 15 February 2007 ASEAN Regional Forum (San Francisco, United States)
11-12 December 2006 OAS Special Meeting (Washington, DC, United States)
27 - 28 November 2006 United Nations Seminar on Implementing UNSCR 1540 (2004)in Latin America and the Caribbean (Lima, Peru)
9 - 10 November 2006 United Nations Seminar on Implementing UNSCR 1540 (2004) in the African Region (Accra, Ghana)
8 November 2006 OSCE 1540 Workshop (Vienna, Austria)
9 - 10 October 2006 Regional Workshop to facilitate cooperation and assistance in implementing resolution 1540 (2004) in Central Asia and the Caucasus (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
21 - 23 August 2006 Chairman's statement to UN Conference on Disarmament Issues (Yokohama, Japan)
12 July 2006 Statement delivered at the United Nations Seminar on Implementing UNSCR 1540 (2004) in Asia and the Pacific (Beijing, China)
5 July 2006 Statement delivered at OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (Vienna, Austria)
26 - 28 September 2005 Regional Seminar "Advancing in the implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004)” (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
28 September - 1 October 2005 Uganda Workshop (Kampala, Uganda)
8 September 2005 Statement delivered to the participants of Second World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (New York, United States)

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