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Ongoing

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

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Part I  

24 January - 01 April  

*High Level Segment:  28 February – 02 March 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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China

24 January – 18 February

 

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

Focal Point: Mr. YAO Yue, Attaché (yaogva@outlook.com)

Mission e-mail/Phone: ambcd_china@mfa.gov.cn / +41 22 879 56 40

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Colombia

21 February –18 March

 

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

Focal Point: Ms. Diana Esperanza CASTILLO CASTRO (dianaesperanza.castillo@cancilleria.gov.co)

Mission e-mail/Phone: donu.suiza@cancilleria.gov.co / +41 22 798 45 54

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Cuba

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 (lesterunog@gmail.com; politica1@ch.embacuba.cu)

Mission e-mail/Phone: embacuba@ch.embacuba.cu / +41 22 758 94 30

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Part II 
  
16 May  01 July 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 (ycj66@yahoo.com)

Mission e-mail/Phone: pgva.ts@bluewin.ch / +41 22 735 43 70

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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

(musengeserge10@gmail.com)

Mission e-mail/Phone: drcgeneva15@gmail.com / +41 22 740 16 80

Part III 
 
 
01 August  16 September
 

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Ecuador

22 August – 16 September

 

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

Focal Point: Mr. Juan Diego STACEY CHIRIBOGA, Counsellor (staceyunitednations@hotmail.com)

Mission e-mail/Phone: onuginebra@cancilleria.gob.ec / +41 22 732 49 55

 

 

 

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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
e-mail: cd@un.org

Last update: 06 January 2022

Ongoing

Conferences and Working Groups

February 7, 2022 : August 31, 2023

February 7, 2022

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February 9, 2022

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May 13, 2022

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September 16, 2022

January 30, 2023

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February 3, 2023

August 7, 2023

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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.

Ongoing

Expert groups

February 21, 2022 : June 17, 2022

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February 22, 2022

March 14, 2022

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March 18, 2022

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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

Ongoing

Treaties and other Instruments

March 7, 2022 : July 29, 2022

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March 11, 2022

July 25, 2022

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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).

The session is broadcast live on https://media.un.org/en/webtvEdit.

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