Insights: non-proliferation

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    Meeting on Intermediate-range Cruise Missile Test

    Tomorrow afternoon (22 August), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the 18 August intermediate-range cruise missile test conducted by the US. China and Russia requested a meeting under the agenda item “threats to international peace and security” citing...

    posted on WED 21 AUG 2019
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    Briefing on Iran and Non-proliferation

    On Wednesday (12 December) the Security Council will hold its semiannual briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme.  Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo will present the...

    posted on TUE 11 DEC 2018
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    Countering Proliferation: Security Council Summit

    Tomorrow morning (26 September), the Security Council will hold a summit-level meeting on countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), chaired by US President Donald Trump. The US, this month’s Council president, initiated the meeting to discuss ways...

    posted on TUE 25 SEP 2018
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    Use of Nerve Agent in the United Kingdom: Briefing

    A meeting has been scheduled for 3 pm this afternoon (14 March) regarding accusations of the use of a nerve agent in the United Kingdom on 4 March. Yesterday evening, the United Kingdom requested the meeting to update members in...

    posted on WED 14 MAR 2018
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    Briefing: Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Tomorrow (18 January), the Security Council is holding a high-level briefing on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction focused on confidence-building measures. President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan will preside. Secretary-General António Guterres will brief, and Council members are expected to...

    posted on WED 17 JAN 2018
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    Open Debate on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    At the initiative of Bolivia, the Security Council will hold an open debate tomorrow (28 June) on “the global effort to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-state actors.” It will focus on the implementation of resolution...

    posted on TUE 27 JUN 2017
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    Vote on Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Draft Resolution

    Tomorrow morning (23 September), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution proposed by the US on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). The meeting...

    posted on THU 22 SEP 2016
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    Briefing on Implementation of Iran Nuclear Agreement

    On Monday (18 July), the Council will have a briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, adopted on 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman...

    posted on FRI 15 JUL 2016
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    Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Open Consultations on the Comprehensive Review of Resolution 1540

    Next week, from Monday (20 June) through Wednesday (22 June), the Security Council’s 1540 Committee will be hosting consultations on the comprehensive review of resolution 1540 with all UN member states, as well as invited international, regional and sub-regional organisations...

    posted on THU 16 JUN 2016
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    Small Arms: Vote on Resolution

    Tomorrow morning (22 May), the Council is expected to vote on the draft resolution on small arms that Lithuania had initially planned to present to the Council for action at the 13 May open debate (S/PV.7442). The draft was put...

    posted on THU 21 MAY 2015
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    Small Arms: Open Debate and Draft Resolution on Small Arms

    Tomorrow (13 May), the Council will hold an open debate to discuss the Secretary-General’s 27 April report on small arms (S/2015/289). Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will brief, and there will also...

    posted on TUE 12 MAY 2015