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Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

OEWG May

The 2016 Open-ended Working Group taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations presented its report to the United Nations General Assembly (A/71/371), as follows:


Based on the recommendation contained in paragraph 67 of the report, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted on 23 December 2016 resolution A/RES/71/258 titled " Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations", as follows:


Pursuant to the above resolution, the General Assembly decided to convene convene in 2017 a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination

To access the official website of the Conference, please click here.

To access the text of the draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which was released on 22 may 2017, please click here.

To access the Non-paper by the President containing Indicative list of objectives of the verification of the completeness of its inventory of nuclear material and nuclear installations in States Parties that have manufactured, possessed or otherwise acquired nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices after 5 December 2001, please click here.

To see the letter by the President on the release of the draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, please click here.


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