GENEVA (24 May 2018) Secretary General António Guterres launched the United Nations' new disarmament agenda, entitled “Securing Our Common Future”, at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The new agenda puts focus on three priorities: Disarmament to save humanity; Disarmament that saves…
As of 21 September 2017, Samoa official becomes the 179th State Party to the Biological Weapons Convention after depositing it's instrument of accession in Washington, DC.
KATHMANDU (6 September 2017) UNRCPD welcomed Field Ready Nepal into the office to receive a series of presentations and demonstrations of current and emerging 3-D technologies. The presentations were delivered by Field Ready staff Ben Britton, Ram Chandra Thapa, Kieran Ram…
On 2 December 2009, the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests by unanimously adopting resolution 64/35. The resolution calls for increasing awareness and education “about the effects of nuclear weapon… [source: UNODA]
UNRCPD Director visits the Myanmar Ambassador to discuss Myanmar’s participation for the UNSCR 1540 Workshop
UNRCPD Director Yuriy Kryvonos visits the Ambassador of Myanmar H.E U Lwin Oo to discuss the participation of the Government of Myanmar in the upcoming UNSCR 1540 Workshop for ASEAN States in Bangkok, Thailand.
The treaty will be open for signature on 20th September 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. [source: UNODA]
The certified true copy of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been issued. [source: UNODA]
UNRCPD assisting BWC-ISU in organizing regional workshop to promote the universalization of the Biological Weapons Convention in the Pacific
(via UNODA) On 27 and 28 July 2017 Fiji hosted a regional workshop on universalization of the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). With five States in the Pacific region not yet party to the BWC (Kiribati, Micronesia, Niue, Samoa and Tuvalu),… [source: UNODA]
The Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is scheduled to hold its first session from 2 to 12 May 2017 at the Vienna International Centre. This… [source: UNODA]