Disarmament

Disarmament

9 August 2018
SG/SM/19160-DC/3783

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Peace Memorial ceremony in Nagasaki, Japan, today:

6 August 2018
SG/SM/19156-DC/3782

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

7 July 2018
SG/SM/19129-DC/3781

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

5 July 2018
SC/13410

On 22 June 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held informal consultations to consider briefings by the National Commission to Combat the Illicit Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons of Côte d’Ivoire, United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) on weapons and ammunition management in the country.

2 July 2018
DC/3780-WOM/2152

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, through its regional project on women, peace and security, is organizing a “Workshop for Southeast Asia on Gun Violence and Illicit Small-Arms Trafficking from a Gender Perspective” in Bangkok from 3 to 6 July.

1 July 2018
SG/SM/19123-DC/3779

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

18 June 2018
SG/SM/19093-DC/3778

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the third United Nations Conference to Review Progress Made in the Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, in New York today:

24 May 2018
SG/SM/19054-DC/3776

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

24 May 2018
SG/SM/19053-DC/3775

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the launch of “Securing our common future: an agenda for disarmament”, in Geneva today:

17 May 2018
SG/SM/19038-DC/3774

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message before launching the disarmament agenda in Geneva, Switzerland, today:

14 May 2018
SG/SM/19032-DC/3773

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

8 May 2018
SG/SM/19022-DC/3772

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

21 April 2018
SG/SM/18999-DC/3770

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

20 April 2018
DC/3769

Following three weeks of deliberations, the Disarmament Commission concluded its 2018 substantive session — the first of its new three-year cycle — with the approval by consensus of its draft report to the General Assembly as well as the reports of its subsidiary bodies.

13 April 2018
DC/3768

Continuing its 2018 substantive session, the Disarmament Commission this afternoon elected René Zelený (Czechia) as Vice-Chair by acclamation, thus filling a remaining Bureau vacancy.

5 April 2018
SC/13280-DC/3767-PKO/718

On 23 March 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on the arms embargo monitoring mandate of MONUSCO.  Also present during the meeting were the representatives of MONUSCO’s Joint Mission Analysis Centre (JMAC), United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the Coordinator of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

4 April 2018
DSG/SM/1152-DC/3766-OBV/1786

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the reception and opening of the exhibition “Mine Action: Advancing Protection, Peace and Development”, in New York today:

4 April 2018
SG/SM/18972-DC/3765-OBV/1785

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, observed today:

3 April 2018
DC/3764

Citing allegations that illegal toxins had been used in a recent incident in the United Kingdom — and by various parties to Middle East conflicts — delegates today voiced alarm over mounting threats posed by chemical weapons and their nuclear and biological counterparts, as the Disarmament Commission concluded its annual general debate.

2 April 2018
DC/3763

As a universal body with a mandate to make every effort to reach consensus, the Disarmament Commission could build on overcoming its 18‑year‑long deadlock to make a unique and constructive contribution to further signs of progress, from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s commitment to denuclearization to the reduction of strategic nuclear forces by the Russian Federation and the United States, delegates heard at the opening of its 2018 session, launching a new 3‑year cycle.