UNODA-OSCE Project “Support of Regional Implementation of UNSCR 1540”: National Roundtable
Start Date: May 8 2017
End Date: May 10 2017
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Meeting Hosted By: Government of Mongolia
Meeting Supported By: UNODA, OSCE
Kathmandu, 08 May 2017 (UNRCPD) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Government of Mongolia, with the assistance of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD), jointly organized a national roundtable meeting to review the National Action Plan (NAP) of Mongolia on the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004). The meeting took place from 8 to 10 May 2017 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Representatives of ministries and state agencies of Mongolia responsible for implementing resolution 1540 met to share experiences and discuss progress in their work. The meeting focused on Mongolia’s efforts to implement United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) to prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, radiological or biological weapons and their means of delivery to non-State actors.
Representatives from the Government of Mongolia, the 1540 Committee’s Group of Experts, UNRCPD and the OSCE discussed Mongolia’s national implementation status as well as areas of possible assistance. Special attention was paid to the role of relevant national stakeholders in ensuring sustainability of the progress achieved so far, as well as the need for new national measures to adopt this important document.