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Nuclear Disarmament Keyword Index


THEMEKEYWORDS
Role of Nuclear Weapon States
Fissile Material/FMCT
Subsidiary Bodies in Main Committees
Humanitarian Approach to Nuclear Disarmament
General Views on Disarmament
Verification and Disarmament
NWC (Time Bound Total Elimination)
Bilateral Agreements (START)
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
De-alerting
General views on Nuclear Disarmament
General Views on Nuclear Disarmament

On Nuclear Disarmament


61st Session of the UN First Committee

Multilateralism

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 1, para 7) NAM reaffirms the importance of multilateral diplomacy in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation, and expresses its determination to promote multilateralism as the core principle of all our efforts and negotiations in these areas.

General Views on Nuclear Disarmament

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 1, para 3) NAM reiterates its long-standing principled positions on disarmament and international security as contained in the Final Document of the 14th NAM Summit held in Havana. From 11-16 September 2006.
  • (Page 1, para 4) NAM continues to be deeply concerned over the current difficult situation in the field of disarmament and international security. The inability of the World Summit last year to address the issue of disarmament and nonproliferation…have worsened our collective efforts of promoting greater world peace and security. Therefore, we need to intensify our endeavors for resolving the current issue of disarmament and nonproliferation in all its aspects.
  • (Page 1, para 8) NAM reiterates its principled position on nuclear disarmament, which remains its highest priority, and on the related issues, of nuclear non-proliferation in all its aspects. NAM stresses on the necessity that the non-proliferation efforts should be carried out in parallel with the efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament.
  • (Page 2, para 13) NAM emphasizes that the progress in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation…be pursued simultaneously to promote regional and international peace and security.
  • (Page 3, para 20) NAM stresses the importance of transparency in pursuing disarmament and nonproliferation objectives and in carrying out related activities, without any discrimination or selectivity, in accordance with the Charter of the UN and international law.

Role of Nuclear Weapon States

2006 First Commitee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 2, para 12) It is most unfortunate that large stocks of nuclear weapons continue to exist, and some nuclear-weapon-states are keen to develop even more sophisticated and greater arsenals of such weapons.
  • (Page 2, para1 4) NAM reiterates that if the objectives of the CTBT were to be fully realized, the continued commitment of all State signatories, especially the nuclear-weapon-States to nuclear disarmament would be essential.

Conference on Disarmament

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 2, para 10) While underlining the role of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) as the sole multilateral negotiating body on disarmament, we reiterate our call on the CD to agree on a balanced and comprehensive program of work. 

Nonproliferation and Disarmament

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 1, para 4) The inability of the World Summit last year to address the issue of disarmament and nonproliferation…have worsened our collective efforts of promoting greater world peace and security. Therefore, we need to intensify our endeavors for resolving the current issue of disarmament and nonproliferation in all its aspects.
  • (Page 1, para 7) NAM reaffirms the importance of multilateral diplomacy in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation, and expresses its determination to promote multilateralism as the core principle of all our efforts and negotiations in these areas.
  • (Page 1, para 8) NAM stresses on the necessity that the non-proliferation efforts should be carried out in parallel with the efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament.
  • (Page 2, para 13) NAM emphasizes that the progress in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation…be pursued simultaneously to promote regional and international peace and security.
  • (Page 3, para 20) NAM stresses the importance of transparency in pursuing disarmament and nonproliferation objectives and in carrying out related activities, without any discrimination or selectivity, in accordance with the Charter of the UN and international law.

Transparency, irreversibility, verifiability

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 3, para 20) NAM stresses the importance of transparency in pursuing disarmament and nonproliferation objectives and in carrying out related activities, without any discrimination or selectivity, in accordance with the Charter of the UN and international law.

Modernization of Nuclear Weapons

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 2, para 12) It is most unfortunate that large stocks of nuclear weapons continue to exist, and some nuclear-weapon-states are keen to develop even more sophisticated and greater arsenals of such weapons.

Special Sessions on Disarmament (SSOD)

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 1, para 7) It is essential to reconvene at an early date, preferably in 2007, the open-ended working group on the Special Session on Disarmament IV (SSOD-IV) as mandated by the General Assembly.

Non-discrimination

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 3, para 20) NAM stresses the importance of transparency in pursuing disarmament and nonproliferation objectives and in carrying out related activities, without any discrimination or selectivity, in accordance with the Charter of the UN and international law.

UN Disarmament Commission

2006 First Committee, General Debate, October 2

  • (Page 2, para 11) NAM reaffirms the importance and relevance of the United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) as the sole specialized deliberative body within the UN multilateral disarmament machinery and calls upon UN member states to display the necessary political will and flexibility in order to achieve agreement on recommendations based on its two agenda items during the current cycle.

62nd Session of the UN First Committee

General views on Nuclear Disarmament

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 1, para 6) …reiterates its principled position on nuclear disarmament which remains its highest priority…
  • (Page 1, para 8) NAM reiterates that the ultimate objective of the efforts of the States in the disarmament process is general and complete disarmament.
  • (Page 1, para 9) NAM also reaffirms that the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only absolute guarantee against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons.
  • (Page 2, para 10) The ongoing difficult situation we face in the field of disarmament and international security is unfortunate.

Role of Nuclear Weapon States

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 1, para 6) …underscores its deep concern over the lack of progress towards accomplishing the total elimination of nuclear arsenals by nuclear-weapon-States.
  • (Page 2, para 16) …continued commitment of all State signatories [to the CTBT], especially the nuclear-weapon States, to nuclear disarmament would be essential.
  • (Page 2, para 16) NAM would like to stress the significance of achieving universal adherence to the CTBT, including by all nuclear-weapon States, which, inter alia, should contribute to the process of nuclear disarmament.

Conference on Disarmament

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 2, para 12) While underlining the role of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) as the sole multilateral negotiating body on disarmament, we reiterate our call on CD to agree on a balanced and comprehensive program of work.

 

Nonproliferation and Disarmament

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 1, para 5) NAM emphasizes that progress in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in all its aspects is essential to strengthening international peace and security… with a view to achieving nuclear disarmament under effective international control and strengthening the international disarmament arms control, and non-proliferation regimes.
  • (Page 1, para 6) …reiterates its principled position on nuclear disarmament which remains its highest priority, and on the related issue of nuclear non-proliferation in all its aspects, and underscores its deep concern over the lack of progress towards accomplishing the total elimination of nuclear arsenals by nuclear-weapon-States.
  • (Page 1, para 7) NAM believes that efforts of the international community directed at non-proliferation should be parallel to the simultaneous efforts aiming at nuclear disarmament.
  • (Page 1, para 8) NAM reaffirms the need for all States to fulfill their obligations in relation to arms control and disarmament to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in all its aspects.
  • (Page 2, para 10) We encourage all parties to intensify efforts to resolving the current impasse in achieving nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in all its aspects.

Multilateralism

2007 First Committee, General Debate, Octobe 8

  • (Page 1, para 4) NAM strongly underlines and reaffirms that multilateralism and multilaterally agreed solutions, in accordance with the UN Charter, provide the only sustainable method of addressing disarmament and international security issues. It is our continued determination to promote multilateralism as the core principle of all our efforts and negotiations in these areas. We will continue to work constructively towards that end, including in this session of the First Committee.
  • (Page 1, para 5) ….appeal[s] to all States to pursue and intensify multilateral negotiations, as agreed by the Final Document of the SSOD-I, with a view to achieving nuclear disarmament under effective international control and strengthening the international disarmament arms control, and non-proliferation regimes.

Modernization of Nuclear Weapons

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 2, para 15) [NAM] take[s] note with concern that large stocks of nuclear weapons continue to exist, and some nuclear-weapon-states are keen to develop even more sophisticated and greater arsenals of such weapons.

UN Disarmament Commission

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 8

  • (Page 2, para 13) NAM reaffirms the importance and relevance of the United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) as the sole specialized deliberative body within the UN multilateral disarmament machinery, and calls upon UN member states to display the necessary political will and flexibility in order to achieve agreement on recommendations based on its two agenda items during the current cycle.

Special Sessions on Disarmament (SSOD)

2007 First Committee, General Debate, October 7

  • (Page 1, para 5) ...appeal[s] to all States to pursue and intensify multilateral negotiations, as agreed by the Final Document of the SSOD-I, with a view to achieving nuclear disarmament under effective international control and strengthening the international disarmament arms control, and non-proliferation regimes.
  • (Page 3, para 21) NAM takes note of the convening of the Open-Ended Working Group on the 4th Special Session of the General Assembly Devoted to Disarmament (SSOD-IV) and regret that the mandate of the Working Group cannot be accomplished due to the positions of certain delegations. We recall that NAM has submitted proposals on the objectives and agenda of an SSOD IV during the substantive sessions of the Working Group. NAM stresses the importance of the General Assembly in continuing the Assembly’s active consideration with a view to reaching consensus at its 62nd Session of the objectives, agenda and the establishment of a preparatory committee for the SSOD IV, including by reconvening the Open-Ended Group to consider the objectives and agenda, including the possible establishment of the preparatory committee for the 4th Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to Disarmament.

63rd Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

64th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

65th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

66th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

67th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

68th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

69th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

70th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

71th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting

72th Session of the UN First Committee

No views on "Nuclear Disarmament" during this meeting