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Primary Organs

January 24, 2022 : December 31, 2022

Weekly Planning

Tuesday, 24 MayPlenary meeting10:00 - 13:00Room XVIII
Tuesday, 24 MaySubsidiary body : 415:00 - 18:00Room XVIII
Wednesday, 25 MayWEOG14:00 - 15:00H-207/208/209
Wednesday, 25 MayG.2110:00 - 11:00H-207/208
Thursday, 26 May Subsidiary body : 515:00 - 18:00Room XVIII

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Planning of the CD 2022 Session

Part Week President

Part I  

24 January - 01 April  

*High Level Segment:  28 February – 02 March 













24 January – 18 February


Head of Delegation: H.E. Mr. LI Song, Ambassador

Focal Point: Mr. YAO Yue, Attaché (

Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 879 56 40






21 February –18 March


Head of Delegation: H.E. Ms. Alicia Victoria ARANGO OLMOS, Ambassador

Focal Point: Ms. Diana Esperanza CASTILLO CASTRO (

Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 798 45 54






21 March – 01 April

16 – 27 May


Head of Delegation: H.E. Mr. Juan Antonio QUINTANILLA ROMÁN, Ambassador

Focal Point: Mr. Lester DELGADO SÁNCHEZ, Counsellor (;

Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 758 94 30



Part II 
16 May  01 July 









Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

30 May – 24 June


Head of Delegation : H.E. Mr. HAN Tae Song, Ambassador

Focal Point: Mr. Ju Yong Chol, Counsellor (

Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 735 43 70





Democratic Republic of the Congo

27 June – 01 July

01 – 19 August

Head of Delegation: H.E. Mr. Paul EMPOLE EFAMBE, Ambassador

Focal Point: Mr. Serge NDAIE MUSENGE, First Counsellor


Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 740 16 80

Part III 
01 August  16 September







22 August – 16 September


Head of Delegation: H.E. Mr. Emilio Rafael IZQUIERDO MIÑO, Ambassador

Focal Point: Mr. Juan Diego STACEY CHIRIBOGA, Counsellor (

Mission e-mail/Phone: / +41 22 732 49 55





Information for member and non-member States

- CD/INF.82/Rev.1 - English (Only)

List of participants

Rules of Precedure of the Conference

- CD/8/Rev.9 -

Useful contacts

CD Secretariat Tel: 022 917 22 81

Last update: 06 January 2022


Conferences and Working Groups

February 7, 2022 : August 31, 2023

February 7, 2022


February 9, 2022

May 9, 2022


May 13, 2022

September 12, 2022


September 16, 2022

January 30, 2023


February 3, 2023

August 7, 2023


August 11, 2023

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 76/231, the open-ended working group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours convened its organizational session on 7 and 9 February 2022 at the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office at Geneva. The first session will be held from 9 to 13 May 2022 at the same venue.

Prior to establishing the open-ended working group, the General Assembly, in its resolution 75/36, requested the Secretary-General to seek the views of Member States on the further development and implementation of norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours and on the reduction of the risks of misunderstanding and miscalculations with respect to outer space. The report of the Secretary-General and the views submitted by Member States are available on the website of the Office for Disarmament Affairs.

Registration for the first substantive session, to be held from 9 to 13 May 2022 is now available through Indico. Please refer to the Information on participation page for further details.

Further information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.


Expert groups

February 21, 2022 : June 17, 2022

February 21, 2022


February 22, 2022

March 14, 2022


March 18, 2022

May 16, 2022


May 20, 2022

June 13, 2022


June 17, 2022

By operative paragraph 6 of its resolution 74/53 (A/RES/74/53), the General Assembly of the United Nations:

Reaffirms its decision, with a view to further development of the Register, to keep the scope of, participation in and use of the Register under review, and to that end requests the Secretary-General, with the assistance of a group of governmental experts to be convened for a week each at the end of 2021 and at the beginning and in the middle of 2022 within existing resources, with the broadest possible participation, and on the basis of equitable geographical representation, to prepare a report on the continuing operation and relevance of the Register, including by exploring the relationship between the participation in, scope of and use of the Register, and its further development, taking into account the work of the Conference on Disarmament, relevant deliberations within the United Nations, the views expressed by Member States and the reports of the Secretary-General on the continuing operation of the Register and its further development, with a view to taking a decision at its seventy-seventh session.

Responding to this request, the above-referenced group of governmental experts will meet for three one-week sessions, which are tentatively scheduled as follows:

  • Pre-session briefing: 21-22 February 2022, Virtual
  • First meeting: 14-18 March 2022, Geneva
  • Second meeting: 16-20 May 2022, New York
  • Third meeting: 13-17 June 2022, Geneva


Treaties and other Instruments

March 7, 2022 : July 29, 2022

March 7, 2022


March 11, 2022

July 25, 2022


July 29, 2022

In 2021, the Sixth Review Conference decided that the work of the open-ended Group of Governmental Experts related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapon systems (GGE on LAWS) established by Decision 1 of the Fifth Review Conference as contained in document CCW/CONF.V/10, adhering to the agreed recommendations contained in document CCW/CONF.V/2, is to continue, to strengthen the Convention.

In the context of the objectives and purpose of the Convention, the Group is to consider proposals and elaborate, by consensus, possible measures, including taking into account the example of existing protocols within the Convention, and other options related to the normative and operational framework on emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapon systems, building upon the recommendations and conclusions of the Group of Governmental Experts related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapon systems, and bringing in expertise on legal, military, and technological aspects.

International law, in particular the United Nations Charter and international humanitarian law, as well as relevant ethical perspectives should guide the continued work of the Group.

At the Sixth Review Conference, it was decided that the GGE on LAWS shall meet for 10 days in Geneva in 2022 (7-11 March and 25-29 July).

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Treaties and other Instruments

June 21, 2022 : June 23, 2022

21 to 23 June 2022 in Vienna, Austria

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force on 22 January 2021. Article 8, paragraph 2, of the Treaty specifies that "the first meeting of States Parties shall be convened by the Secretary- General of the United Nations within one year of the entry into force of this Treaty."

Originally scheduled to be held in January 2022, States Parties subsequently decided to hold the Meeting from 21 to 23 June 2022 at the Austria Center Vienna. On 4 April 2022, the Secretary-General of the United Nations circulated a note verbale convening the Meeting of States Parties and inviting States not party to the TPNW to attend the Meeting as observers (available in English, Français & Español).

Delegates and representatives of civil society are requested to review the information on information on participation and information for civil society, respectively. Please also keep an eye on this website, as updated information will be made available closer to the dates of the Meeting.

10 meetings found