Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations
The General Assembly of the United Nations established by resolution A/RES/67/56 an open-ended working group to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons, as follows:
The group will meet in Geneva in 2013 for up to fifteen working days. International organizations and the civil society will contribute to the work of the group. The group shall submit a report on its work, reflecting discussions held and all proposals made, to the General Assembly at its sixty-eighth session. This report will also be transmitted by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission.
The organizational meeting
of the open-ended working group took place on 14 March 2013 at 15.00 hours in Conference room XVIII of the Palais des nations, United Nations Office at Geneva.
Pursuant to the established practice and the provisions of resolution A/RES/67/56 of the General Assembly, the Secretary-General of the United Nations has circulated an invitation note verbale on 15 February 2013, as follows:
on the preparations for the open-ended working group to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations was provided at an informal open-ended briefing on 7 March 2013.
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