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Latest developments on the UN Secretary-General’s Disarmament Agenda

On 24 May 2018 (International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched Securing Our Common Future: A Disarmament Agenda, which outlines a set of practical measures across the entire range of disarmament issues, including weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms and future weapon technologies. In

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UN Secretary-General urges global ceasefire to enable management of coronavirus pandemic

In an international appeal issued on Monday March 23, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged warring parties across the world to observe a ceasefire to assist the battle against  COVID-19, which he called ‘the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind.’ (Click here for his video message). The UN chief called on those in armed conflict to ‘pull back from

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Youth, climate and nuclear disarmament – new initiatives

Youth movements for climate action, peace and nuclear disarmament have sprung up in Europe and around the world in the past few years as young people have become concerned about existential threats to current and future generations, and increasingly frustrated at the insufficient action by governments to address these threats.

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