Disarmament

Disarmament

11 November 2019
DC/3816

The eighteenth Republic of Korea‑United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑proliferation Issues will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 13 and 14 November.

11 November 2019
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The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific is organizing a “Workshop for Pacific Island States on Gun Violence and Illicit Small-Arms Trafficking from a Gender Perspective” in Suva, Fiji, from 12‑15 November.

30 October 2019
SC/14002-DC/3815

From 21 to 25 October 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004), in cooperation with the Government of China, convened a training course for 1540 national points of contact in the Asia-Pacific region in Xiamen, China.  The course was supported by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs with the financial support of the European Union.

24 October 2019
DC/3814

Armed violence and rampant proliferation of small arms are massive deal‑breakers for sustainable development, which is why there is urgent need to better mainstream control of small arms in development efforts and policies.

11 October 2019
DC/3813

The 2019 United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament which started on 19 August at the United Nations Office at Geneva will hold its last part in New York, beginning on 11 October.

26 September 2019
SG/SM/19774-GA/12194-DC/3812

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly commemoration of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, in New York today:

26 September 2019
GA/12193

The only way to eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons is to eliminate nuclear weapons themselves, the Secretary-General of the United Nations told delegates today, as the General Assembly met in plenary for a high-level commemoration event.

25 September 2019
SG/SM/19767-DC/3810-OBV/1918

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, observed on 26 September:

25 September 2019
SG/SM/19769-DC/3811

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres message, delivered by Izumi Nakamitsu, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, to the Article XIV Conference of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, in New York today:

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.