Afghanistan has deposited its instrument of accession to the Arms Trade Treaty, with entry into force set for 27 October 2020. Click here for details [source: United Nations]
Young leaders across Northeast Asia tackle challenging security questions in online education series
UNRCPD has published it’s Compendium of activities, findings and outcomes on the “Gun Violence and Illicit SALW-Control from a Gender Perspective” Project
UNRCPD has published it's Compendium of activities, findings and outcomes on the "Gun Violence and Illicit SALW-Control from a Gender Perspective" Project, which ran over a period covering 2018-2020 involving the participation of numerous Government Officials, Members of Parliament and…
UNRCPD successfully concluded a coaching programme on gender-mainstreaming small arms control. The coaching was an initiative from both UNODA and UNDP-SEESAC and was conducted for UNRCPD personnel in Kathmandu, Nepal over the period of March-April 2020. https://www.un.org/disarmament/update/unrcpd-completes-training-on-role-of-gender-in-small-arms-control/?fbclid=IwAR0twOZYrXzkziP2aqMlzfEnUQOAuyRhlxSEJWX6BzjEMtiatgmfk9J7HPM [source: UNODA]
Executive Summary of findings from UNRCPD’s Baseline Assessment for Disarmament Education is now available
From March to October 2019, UNRCPD conducted a Baseline Assessment for Disarmament Education in 9 countries which will guide future activities for disarmament education in the Asia-Pacific region. Now the Executive Summary of those findings have been published and made…
On 27 September 2019, the Republic of Maldives acceded to the Arms Trade Treaty, thus becoming the ATT's 105th State Party. The treaty will enter into force in the Maldives on 26 December 2019. Maldives is the ninth State of the Asian-Pacific…
On 26 September 2019, four Asian States ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in a ceremony on the occasion of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Bangladesh, Kiribati and the Lao People's…
On 9th May, 2019 Lebanon became the latest State to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty.
On 8th April 2019, the Republic of Palau ratified the Arms Trade Treaty, becoming the most recent State in the Asia-Pacific region to do so.
On 26th September 2018, Myanmar signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), becoming one of the newest countries in the Asia-Pacific region to sign the treaty.