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OEWG 2016

UN re-opens the door to a nuclear-weapon-free world

The First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, which focuses on Disarmament and International Security, yesterday adopted a number of resolutions including one that establishes an Open Ended Working Group to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations (resolution also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish). The Open Ended Working Group (OEWG), open…

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UN to vote on nuclear disarmament resolutions

Starting on Monday November 2, and running for the whole week, the United Nations General Assembly in New York will vote on a number of draft resolutions on nuclear disarmament. Many of these are repeat resolutions from previous years – and countries will likely vote for them the same way as they have in the…

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