Disarmament

Disarmament

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.

15 November 2018
SC/13581-DC/3793

The Government of Bolivia, in cooperation with the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) and its Group of Experts, hosted a regional conference on non-proliferation for the States of Latin America and the Caribbean, in La Paz from 7 to 8 November.

9 November 2018
DC/3792

NEW YORK, 9 November (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, in cooperation with its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, is organizing two subregional training courses to engage States of Central, South and South‑East Asia on the subject of conventional ammunition management, in particular the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines and the UN SaferGuard Programme.  The training will be held from 11 to 16 November in Kathmandu, Nepal.

5 October 2018
DC/3791

The 2018 United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament will commence its final segment today at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

27 September 2018
SG/SM/19256-DC/3790

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the ninth ministerial meeting of the Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), in New York today:

26 September 2018
SG/SM/19243-GA/12066-DC/3789

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the high‑level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, in New York today:

26 September 2018
GA/12065

With the global security environment deteriorating, nuclear weapons remain a clear threat to international peace and security, and urgent steps must be taken to resume progress on the long road to total disarmament, speakers said today at the General Assembly’s high-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

17 September 2018
SC/13506

The representatives of the United States and the Russian Federation traded accusations today over the report of the Panel of Experts relating to the sanctions imposed on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as the Security Council met to consider non-proliferation.

17 September 2018
SG/SM/19216-DC/3788-IAEA/1386

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna, to the sixty-second general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna today:

6 September 2018
SG/SM/19195-GA/12047-OBV/1815

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly observance of the International Day against Nuclear Tests, in New York today:

6 September 2018
SG/SM/19196-DC/3787

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

6 September 2018
GA/12046

Commemorating the International Day against Nuclear Tests today, delegates in the General Assembly evoked the catastrophic consequences and suffering caused by the testing and use of nuclear weapons, as they urged countries that have not done so to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty.

3 September 2018
SG/SM/19189-DC/3786

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

30 August 2018
SC/13480-DC/3785

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 African Union member States, convened a training course for 1540 national Points of Contact from French-speaking African States in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 14 to 16 August.  It is envisaged that a further training course for other African States will be arranged during 2019.

28 August 2018
SG/SM/19180-DC/3784-OBV/1814

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day against Nuclear Tests, observed on 29 August:

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.