Disarmament

Disarmament

9 September 2019
SG/SM/19727-GA/12172-DC/3809

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the High-Level Plenary Meeting to Commemorate and Promote the International Day against Nuclear Tests, in New York today:

9 September 2019
GA/12171

The General Assembly commemorated the International Day against Nuclear Weapons Tests today, with delegates deploring the heated tensions between nuclear-armed States — and their diverging views on disarmament — almost 75 years after the first use of atomic bombs.

29 August 2019
SG/SM/19712-DC/3807

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the award ceremony of the Nazarbayev Prize for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World and Global Security, in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, today:

29 August 2019
SG/SM/19713-DC/3808-OBV/1908

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day against Nuclear Tests, observed today:

9 August 2019
SG/SM/19697-DC/3806

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Nagasaki Annual Peace Ceremony, in Nagasaki today:

6 August 2019
SG/SM/19691-DC/3805

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Izumi Nakamitsu, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, to the annual Peace Memorial Ceremony, in Hiroshima today:

2 August 2019
SG/SM/19687-DC/3804

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

26 June 2019
SC/13862

Meeting today amid spiking tensions in the Persian Gulf, the Security Council considered the status of a 2015 deal governing Iran’s nuclear activities, with Tehran voicing frustration that its long‑standing compliance and “strategic patience” has failed to dissuade the United States from imposing new sanctions.

24 June 2019
DC/3803

After three sessions of work spanning a period of four months in New York and Geneva, the 2019 Group of Governmental Experts on the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms concluded its work on Friday.

24 May 2019
SG/SM/19594-DC/3802

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the anniversary of the launch of the disarmament agenda “Securing Our Common Future”, in Geneva today:

4 April 2019
SC/13765-DC/3801

From 26 to 28 March, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) in cooperation with the Commission of the African Union, and with the financial support of the European Union, convened a training course for 1540 national points of contact from English-speaking African States in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2 April 2019
SC/13761

With the erosion of the disarmament and arms control framework that reaped significant post-cold-war-era gains, all States must work collectively towards a new twenty-first‑century approach to rid the world of atomic bombs, the Security Council heard today as it considered the existing regime ahead of the 2020 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

2 April 2019
SC/13762-DC/3799

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Christoph Heusgen (Germany):

2 April 2019
DC/3800

The Disarmament Commission met this afternoon to conduct an organizational meeting, but did not proceed because the representative of the Russian Federation raised a concern about the United States hindering the arrival of the head of his delegation.

28 March 2019
SG/SM/19516-DC/3798-OBV/1872

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, observed on 4 April:

25 March 2019
SG/SM/19512-DC/3797

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, to the meeting of the group of experts on emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems, in Geneva today:

28 February 2019
SG/SM/19480-DC/3796

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

25 February 2019
SG/SM/19474-DCF/462

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Conference on Disarmament, in Geneva today:

14 December 2018
DC/3795

The following statement was issued, on the occasion of the 100-State-party milestone of the Arms Trade Treaty, in New York today:

4 December 2018
DC/3794

The seventeenth United Nations‑Republic of Korea Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑proliferation Issues will take place on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, on 5 and 6 December.