Turkmenistan’s National Implementation Action Plan on UNSCR 1540 Approved by 1540 Committee’s Group of Experts
On 11 June 2018, Turkmenistan submitted its National Implementation Action Plan (NIAP) of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004). The NIAP, that will cover the 2018-2022 period, includes priority measures…
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…
By ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, on 17 May 2018 the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam becomes State Party to the TPNW.
On 5 May 2018, the Republic of Palau became the 8th State to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Under Secretary General and High-Representative for Disarmament Affairs Ms. Nakamitsu named by Fortune Magazine one of the 50 most important leaders in 2018
Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu was named on 19 April 2018 as one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune Magazine in its list praising her exceptional diplomatic skills and pragmatism. To read the article by Fortune Magazine, please click here:…
Under Secretary General and High-Representative for Disarmament Affairs Ms. Nakamitsu visits the UNRCPD office in Kathmandu, Nepal
On 2-3 April 2018 Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu visited the UNRCPD office in Kathmandu to discuss about disarmament issues in the region, the role of the Centre, and to meet the staff. To check out all photos of the event, please…
The Republic of Kazakhstan officially deposited its signature to the United Nations for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 2 March 2018, becoming the 57th Member State to sign TPNW.
On 1st March 2018 the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka officially became the 103rd State Party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions hereby committing to never use, produce, stockpile or transfer cluster munitions.
On 8 December 2017, the Republic of Kazakhstan deposited its instrument of accession to the Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations in New York.
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam signs the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 22 September 2017, becoming the 15th State in the Asia Pacific region to sign.