Second Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Overview

 

The Second Session of the Conference was scheduled to take place from 16 November to 20 November 2020 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the United Nations conferences and meetings, the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction decides to postpone the Second Session of the Conference to a later date. This decision was adopted by participating  States on 28 August 2020 as A/CONF.236/DEC.5

The Second Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction is scheduled to be held from 29 November to 3 December 2021 at United Nations Headquarters in New York under the presidency of Kuwait, with President-designate Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi.