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UN Secretary-General reminds world of priority for Disarmament

On May 24, the International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres released a video message highlighting the importance of disarmament, in particular nuclear disarmament. ‘Today the global security environment is threatened from many sides‘ said Mr Guterres. ‘Regional nuclear challenges persist. And tensions between nuclear

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A divided UN General Assembly votes on nuclear disarmament resolutions

Oct 24-30 was UN Disarmament Week, during which member states voted on a range of disarmament decisions and resolutions. Decisions generally relate to actions to be undertaken by UN Secretariat, and require implementation. Resolutions, on the other hand, are mostly indications of governments’ positions and intent. They can be very

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UN Secretary-General calls for dialogue on nuclear disarmament

September 26. International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Sincere, substantive and results-oriented dialogue towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons, led by the nuclear-armed States, is urgently needed, according to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who addressed a High-Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly today. The plenary

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