Insights: 1540 Committee

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    Open Debate and Adoption of Resolution on the 1540 Comprehensive Review

    Tomorrow morning (15 December), the Security Council will hold an open debate titled “Preventing Catastrophe: A Global Agenda for Stopping the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors”. It will mark the conclusion of the second comprehensive review...

    posted on WED 14 DEC 2016
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    Review of Implementation of Resolution 1540 on Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Tomorrow afternoon (16 June), at the Council meeting featuring the semi-annual briefing by the chairs of the three counter-terrorism-related committees (the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee; the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC); and the 1540 Committee) a press statement on the comprehensive...

    posted on MON 15 JUN 2015
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    Open Debate to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Resolution 1540

    Tomorrow morning (7 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open debate and adopt a presidential statement on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of resolution 1540. Entitled ”Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Resolution 1540 (2004) and Looking...

    posted on TUE 6 MAY 2014
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    Insights on Counter-Terrorism: The 1540 Committee

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the 1540 Committee on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism on Wednesday, 20 April and Council members at expert level have been busy finalising the Committee’s report. They have...

    posted on MON 18 APR 2011
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    Insights on Counter-Terrorism: Progress in the 1540 Committee

    Council members at expert level are working on completing the report of the 1540 Committee on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism. (Resolution 1540, adopted in 2004, established this Committee to address concerns that non-state actors might use...

    posted on THU 7 APR 2011