Law of Armed Conflict

Young People At Vanguard Of Global Efforts To Promote Peace, Secretary-General Tells Counter-Terrorism Event, Stressing ‘We Need Their Energy’

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at “Investing in Youth to Counter Terrorism”, in New York today:

Meeting On Non-proliferation, Security Council Members Voice Grave Concern over Rapid Increase In Chemical Weapon Attacks

Security Council members — citing multiple incidents involving the alleged use of weapons of mass destruction — vowed to redouble efforts to keep such deadly agents out of the hands of terrorists and other non-State actors, as they consider...Read More

Announcements: CfP Military Law and the Law of War Review; Conference on International Investment Law and NCD Prevention; CfP German Yearbook of International Law; CfP Groningen Journal of International Law; CfP Unpacking Economic and Social Rights; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

1. Call for Papers: Military Law and the Law of War Review. The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal ...Read More


28 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning continued its high-level segment, hearing addresses by ministerial officials from Turkey, Russia, Iran, Romania and South Africa. Ahmet Yildiz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs o...Read More


27 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament continued its high-level segment this morning, hearing statements from the Foreign Ministers of Slovenia, Spain, Senegal, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Canada, and Egypt. Karl Erjavec, Vice-Prime ...Read More

Global Cooperation In Protecting Critical Infrastructure Vital, Speakers Say At Security Council Briefing On Terrorist Threats To International Peace

Speaking today on the protection of critical infrastructure from terrorist attacks, Security Council members noted the need to strengthen international cooperation and information sharing between countries, while also highlighting the impor...Read More

Islamic State/Daesh Using Social Media, Extortion To Retain Might After Military Setbacks, Territory Loss, Top Counter-Terrorism Official Tells Security Council

Despite military setbacks and loss of territory last year, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh) was a present and continuing threat, the senior United Nations official for counter‑terrorism told the Security Council today, as h...Read More

Upholding International Treaties, Greater Trust Among Political Leaders In Korean Peninsula, Middle East Key To Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Security Council Told

Speakers highlighted the importance of nuclear non‑proliferation treaties and of strengthening confidence and trust among political leaders of the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East, as the Security Council held a high‑level briefing toda...Read More

Confidence-Building Measures Supporting Arms Control Extremely Critical, Secretary-General Tells Security Council Meeting On Non-proliferation

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the briefing on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in New York today:

Press Conference By Security Council President On Work Programme For January

The non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Afghanistan and Central Asia, and the Middle East would be the focus of the Security Council in January, Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan), Council President for the month, said at a press brie...Read More

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2395 (2017), Security Council Renews Mandate of Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate Until December 2021

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the Counter‑Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the expert body that supports the Council’s counter-terrorism architecture until December 2021.

Jeju Island To Host Sixteenth United Nations-Republic Of Korea Joint Conference on Disarmament And Non-proliferation Issues, 16-17 November

NEW YORK, 14 November (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The sixteenth United Nations-Republic of Korea Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑proliferation Issues will take place on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, on 16 and 17 November.