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Amendment To One Name On Security Council 1988 Sanctions Committee Sanctions List

On 10 April 2018, the following amendment specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below was made to the 1988 List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 o...Read More

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

Adopting Resolution 2406 (2018), Security Council Renews South Sudan Mission Mandate, Signalling Intention To Consider New Arms Embargo

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 15 March 2019, demanding that parties end the fighting and signalling its intention to consider all measures, including an arms emba...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS PRESIDENT’S PROPOSAL ON COORDINATORS OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES

United Kingdom says it will decide on 14 March if the use of a nerve agent against its citizens in Salisbury was an act of unlawful use of force by Russia against the United Kingdom 13 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning h...Read More

Security Council 751, 1907 Committee On Somalia, Eritrea Adds Two Names to Its 1844 Sanctions List

On 8 March 2018, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea approved the addition of the entries specified below to the list of individuals and entities subject to the tr...Read More

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) And Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds Three Entries To Its Sanctions List

On 6 March 2018, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida approved the addition of the entries specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanct...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS STATEMENTS BY HIGH-LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM TURKEY, RUSSIA, IRAN, ROMANIA, AND SOUTH AFRICA

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

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS FROM SEVEN DIGNITARIES AS IT CONTINUES ITS HIGH LEVEL SEGMENT

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

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2402 (2018), Security Council Renews Sanctions Against Yemen, Rejects Alternate Draft After Veto By Russian Federation

The Security Council today unanimously decided to renew a travel ban, assets freeze and arms embargo against those threatening peace and security in Yemen, rejecting an alternate draft, vetoed by the Russian Federation, that would have spot...Read More

Arms Control Central To System For Global Security Agreed In Charter, Secretary-General Tells Conference On Disarmament

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Conference on Disarmament, in Geneva today:

At Organizational Meeting, Disarmament Commission Elects Chair, Vice-Chairs For 2018 Substantive Session, Further Adds New Items To Agenda

The Disarmament Commission elected the Chair and five Vice-Chairs for its 2018 substantive session today and added two substantive items — focusing on recommendations for achieving nuclear disarmament and preventing an arms race in outer sp...Read More

Hopeful Disarmament Conference’s Move To Advance Substantive Work Will Resume Arms Control Talks, Secretary-General Says Member States Should Make Use Of Opening

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

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