Conference on Disarmament

Documents on Core Issues

Documents related to Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1213
12 August 1993
Russian Federation: statement related to nuclear weapons on Ukraine’s territory
CD/1221
27 August 1993
Ukraine: Statement concerning nuclear disarmament of Ukraine
CD/1225
5 October 1993
Russian Federation: agreement with Ukraine regarding the recycling of nuclear warheads
CD/1226
5 October 1993
Russian Federation: statement regarding the elimination of nuclear weapons in Ukraine
CD/1228*
28 October 1993
Ukraine: Press release
CD/1221
27 August 1993
Ukarine: Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada regarding ratification of START I
CD/1230
30 November1993
Russian Federation: statement regarding a decision by Ukraine on START I
CD/1237
21 January 1994
Indonesia: statement by President Soeharto on the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula
CD/1243
4 February 1994
Russian Federation: Trilateral statement between the Russian federation, Ukraine and the United States
CD/1244
8 February 1994
Ukraine: START: resolution by the Verkhovna Rada
CD/1248
3 March 1994
UK: Joint UK- Russian declaration on de-targeting nuclear missiles
CD/1258
19 May 1994
USA: Joint US-Ukraine statement on security and defense matters
CD/1278
1994
Netherlands: statement on behalf of the WEOG on FMCT
CD/1279
7 September 1994
Poland: statement on behalf of the EEG on FMCT
CD/1280
12 September 1994
Pakistan: statement on para 39 of the annual CD report on fissile materials
CD/1388
14 March 1996
G21: propsal for the establishment of an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1419
7 August 1996
Proposal for a programme of action for the elimination of nuclear weapons
CD/1445
13 February 1997
Proposal for a Special Coordinator on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1450
20 March 1997
Iran: Proposal on a Programme of Work
CD/1453
1 April 1997
Egypt: working paper for a mandate of an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1456
15 May 1997
Canada: views on the CD’s agenda and programme of work
CD/1457
15 May 1997
India: Final document of the XII Ministerial conference of the NAM
CD/1460
26 May 1997
USA and Russia: Joint summit documents
CD/1462
5 June 1997
G21: Proposal on a Programme of Work
CD/1463
12 June 1997
Proposed mandate for an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1483
20 January 1998
South Africa: Draft decision and mandate on the establishment of an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1486
21 January 1998
Canada: Working paper concerning CD action on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1496
12 February 1998
Belgium: Proposal on nuclear issues
CD/1542
11 June 1998
Sweden: Joint declaration relating to nuclear disarmament
CD/1545
31 July 1998
Algeria: Proposal under item 1 of the agenda of teh CD
CD/1549
12 August 1998
G21 statement
CD/1563
26 January 1999
Egypt: Draft mandate for an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1565
2 February 1999
Proposal on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1568
4 February 1999
Canada: proposal concerning CD action on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1571
18 February 1999
G21: Draft decision and mandate on the establishment of an ad hoc committee on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1574
9 March 1999
Canada: working paper: substantive discussion in the CD
CD/1609
24 March 2000
New Zealand: Resolution on nuclear disarmament
CD/1614
25 May 2000
Mexico: portion of text adopted at the 2000 NPT RevCon
CD/1644
30 May 2001
Russia: proposals concerning the programme of work
CD/1683*
3 September 2002
Ireland: paper submitted by the NAC at the first session of the PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1707
26 May 2003
New Zealand: paper submitted by the NAC at the second session of the PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1709
17 June 2003
UK: working paper submitted at the second session of the PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1715
2 September 2003
Cuba: note on the eighteenth session of the General Conference of OPANAL
CD/1716*
29 September 2003
Peru: communique adopted by the Rio Group
CD/INF.53
1 September 2006
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to Nuclear Disarmament- compilation prepared by the Secretariat
CD/1814
14 February 2007
UK: white paper: The future of the UK’s nuclear deterrent
CD/1816
20 February 2007
India: Working paper: Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1817
23 February 2007
Algeria: High Level African Regional Conference on the Contribution of Nuclear Energy to Peace and Sustainable Development
CD/1821
2007
Cuba: recommendations for achieving the objective of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation of nuclear wepaons submitted by the NAM
CD/1827
16 August 2007
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2007 session
CD/1842
26 March 2008
France: Statement by President Sarkozy
CD/1846
15 August 2008
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2008 session
CD/1854
18 December 2008
France: Letters Mr. Sarkozy and Kouchner
CD/1859
13 March 2009
Russia: Statement President on START I
CD/1860
27 March 2009
France: Visit Pierrelatte and Marcoule
CD/1861
20 April 2009
Russia and US: London statement on reductions in strategic offensive arms
CD/1862
20 April 2009
Russia and US: Joint London statement
CD/1877
15 December 2009
Reports of the seven coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2009 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/188118 January 2010Letter dated 12 January 2010 from the permanent representatives of Australia and Japan to the conference on disarmament addressed to the secretary-general of the conference transmitting the synopsis of the report of the international commission on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament entitled “eliminating nuclear threats: a practical agenda for global policymakers”
CD/1891
14 September 2010
Islamic Republic of Iran, Working paper, The position paper of the G-21 on nuclear disarmament
CD/1899
14 September 2010
Reports of the coordinators on agenda items one to seven
CD/1904
2 February 2011
Letter dated 1 February 2011 from the Permanent Representative of Pakistan addressed to the President of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the press statement issued by Pakistan’s National Command Authority dated 14 December 2010
CD/1908
17 May 2011
Letter dated 13 May 2011 from the Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Deputy Secretary- General of the Conference transmitting the text of the Berlin statement on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation issued by the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates on 30 April 2011
CD/1914
4 August 2011
Letter dated 19 July 2011 from the Chargé d’affaires of France addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the joint press release issued at the first meeting of the five permanent members of the Security Council in follow-up to the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), held in Paris on 30 June-1 July 2011
CD/1915
4 August 2011
Note verbale dated 3 August 2011 from the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the statement on peace and nuclear disarmament issued by the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba on 28 July 2011 in Havana
CD/1916
15 August 2011
Letter dated 8 August 2011 from the Permanent Representatives of Argentina and Brazil to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting an article jointly authored by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of those countries concerning the twentieth anniversary of the Agreement between Argentina and Brazil for the Exclusively Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy”, creating the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC)
CD/1916/CORR.1
19 September 2011
Letter dated 8 August 2011 from the Permanent Representatives of Argentina and Brazil to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting an article jointly authored by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of those countries concerning the twentieth anniversary of the Agreement between Argentina and Brazil for the Exclusively Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy”, creating the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC)
CD/1918
7 September 2011
Letter dated 1 September 2011 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the five Coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2011 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1923
13 September 2011
Nigeria on behalf of member States of G-21, Working paper, Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1934
1 June 2012
Note verbale dated 30 May 2012 from the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the final statement of the Meeting of Cuban Civil Society Organizations on Peace and Nuclear Disarmament, adopted on 24 May 2012 in Havana
CD/1936
30 July 2012
Letter dated 20 July 2012 from the Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting a copy of the joint statement issued at the third meeting of the five permanent members of the Security Council of the United Nations on implementing the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, held in Washington D.C. on 27 June 2012
CD/1937
24 August 2012
Letter dated 22 August 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the Istanbul statement adopted at the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) Ministerial Meeting held in Istanbul on 16 June 2012
CD/1938
28 August 2012
Syrian Arab Republic on behalf of member States of G-21. Working paper. Nuclear Disarmament
CD/1942
7 September 2012
Note verbale dated 5 September 2012 from the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan addressed to the Secretariat of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the declaration and of the joint statement of the Heads of the member States of the Collective Security Treaty Organization adopted at the Summit in Moscow on 15 May 2012
CD/1950
21 March 2013
Note verbale of 20 March 2013 addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament by the Permanent Mission of Cuba, transmitting the text of the Declaration adopted at the Workshop of Cuban Civil Society Organizations on Nuclear Disarmament held in Havana on 12 March 2013
CD/1953*
28 June 2013
Note verbale dated 25 June 2013 from the Delegation of the United States of America to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the text of the White House fact sheet on nuclear weapons employment strategy of the United States of America dated 19 June 2013
CD/1959
9 September 2013
Bangladesh, on behalf of member States of G-21. Working paper. Nuclear disarmament
CD/1962
11 September 2013
Letter dated 9 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Pakistan addressed to the President of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the press release issued by Pakistan’s National Command Authority on 5 September 2013
CD/1962/CORR.1
13 September 2013
Letter dated 9 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Pakistan addressed to the President of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the press release issued by Pakistan’s National Command Authority on 5 September 2013
CD/1995
25 August 2014
Letter dated 12 August 2014 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the Coordinators on the various substantive agenda items in accordance with decision CD/1978 adopted by the Conference on 26 March 2014 establishing a schedule of activities of the 2014 session
CD/2009
23 January 2015
Note verbale dated 20 January 2015 from the Permanent Mission of Austria addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the Chair’s summary of the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, which took place on 8 and 9 December 2014 in Vienna
CD/2010
23 January 2015
Note verbale dated 20 January 2015 from the Permanent Mission of Austria addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the Austrian Pledge that was presented by Austria in her national capacity at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, which took place on 8 and 9 December 2014 in Vienna
CD/2026
1 July 2015
Letter dated 30 June 2015 from the Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the text of the paper entitled “Article VI of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons” submitted by New Zealand on behalf of the New Agenda Coalition to the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
CD/2032
13 August 2015
Indonesia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper. Follow-up to the 2013 High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/204712 October 2015Note verbale, dated 12 October 2015, to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament from the Permanent Mission of Cuba, transmitting a declaration of the People’s National Assembly of the Republic of Cuba regarding the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
CD/20563 March 2016Note verbale dated 26 February 2016 addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament by the Permanent Mission of Argentina in its capacity as coordinator of the work of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean transmitting the communiqué issued on 14 February 2016 concerning the forty-ninth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Tlatelolco
CD/20633 June 2016Malaysia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper Nuclear disarmament
CD/20673 August 2016Mongolia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper Follow-up to the 2013 High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament
CD/2069
3 August 2016
Mongolia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper. Work of the Conference on Disarmament
CD/2075
14 September 2016
Note Verbale dated 13 September 2016 from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Secretariat of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the Declaration “The Astana Vision: From a Radioactive Haze to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free-World”
CD/2081
14 November 2016
Note Verbale dated 26 September 2016 from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cuba to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the document entitled “Cuba commemorates the 26 September: International Day for total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons”
CD/2082
16 November 2016
Note verbale dated 3 November 2016 from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the secretariat of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus on the twentieth anniversary of the withdrawal of nuclear weapons by Belarus
CD/2091
23 February 2017
Note verbale dated 20 February 2017 from the Permanent Mission of Mexico addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the Declaration of the Member States of OPANAL on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Conclusion of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
CD/2096
23 June 2017
Letter dated 19 June 2017 from the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament
CD/2099
12 September 2017
Sri Lanka on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper. Nuclear disarmament
CD/2101
12 September 2017
Letter dated 11 September 2017 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament, Mr. Julio Herráiz to all Permanent Representatives of the Member and Non-Member States to the Conference on Disarmament
CD/2106
15 September 2017
Letter dated 14 September 2017 from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the Secretary General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the Report on the informal meetings on Agenda items 1 and 2 with general focus on nuclear disarmament
Documents related to fissile materials
CD/1299
24 March 1995
Shannon report
CD/1302
30 March 1995
Canada: transmitting papers of a workshop held in Toronto, 16-19 January 1995
CD/1304
4 April 1995
Canada: transmitting a publication on verification
CD/1441
22 January 1997
USA: Statement by President Clinton
CD/1485
21 January 1998
Canada: Working paper on an Ad Hoc Committee on an FMCT
CD/1490
28 January 1998
USA: Statement from the President
CD/1492
3 February 1998
Draft Decision on the establishment of an ad hoc committee
CD/1516
28 May 1998
Report of a seminar on FMCT held in Geneva, 11-12 May 1998
CD/1542
11 June 1998
Sweden: Joint declaration
CD/1545
31 July 1998
Algeria: proposal under agenda item 1
CD/1547
11 August 1998
Decision on the establishment of an ad hoc committee under agenda item 1
CD/1548
11 August 1998
Statement by the President following adoption of CD/1547
CD/1549
12 August 1998
Statement by the G21
CD/1550
12 August 1998
Austria: Statement by the Foreign Minister
CD/1551
18 August 1998
The Philippines: Statement by the Foreign Minister
CD/1555
1 September 1998
Report of the ad hoc committee under agenda item 1
CD/1578
18 March 1999
Working paper: elements of an approach to dealing with stocks of fissile materials
CD/1590
19 August 1999
Japan: Report of the Tokyo Forum
CD/1593
6 September 1999
Finland: Declaration by the EU on fissile materials
CD/1614
25 May 2000
Mexico: portion of text adopted at the 2000 NPT RevCon
CD/1671
28 May 2002
South Africa: Working paper: possible scope and requirements of the FMCT
CD/1671/Add.1
23 August
Addendum to CD/1671
CD/1676
19 June 2002
The Netherlands: Summary of an informal meeting on fissile materials held in Geneva, 7 June 2002
CD/1683*
3 September 2002
Ireland: paper submitted by the NAC to the First PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1691
13 January 2003
The Netherlands: Summary of a second informal meeting on fissile materials held in Geneva, 25 September 2002
CD/1705
26 May 2003
The Netherlands: Summary of a fourth informal meeting on fissile materials held in Geneva, 4 April 2003
CD/1707
26 May 2003
New Zealand: paper submitted by the NAC to the Second PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1709
17 June 2003
UK: Working paper submitted to the Second PrepCom of the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1714
19 August 2003
Japan: Working paper on a FMCT treaty
CD/1719
9 October 2003
The Netherlands: Summary of a fifth informal meeting on fissile materials held in Geneva, 26 September 2003
CD/1724
31 December 2003
Italy: EU strategy against proliferation of WMD
CD/1734
7 May 2004
The Netherlands: Summary of a sixth informal meeting on fissile materials held in Geneva, 2 April 2004
CD/1751
10 June 2005
The Netherlands: Common position of the EU to the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1752
27 June 2005
Malaysia: Working paper by the NAM to the 2005 NPT RevCon
CD/1770
4 May 2006
Canada: Elements of an Approach to Dealing With Stocks of Fissile Materials for Nuclear Weapons or Other Nuclear Explosive Devices
CD/1771
12 May 2006
Switzerland: A Pragmatic Approach to the Verification of a FMCT
CD/1772
15 May 2006
Italy: Banning the Production of Fissile Material to Prevent Catastrophic Nuclear Terrorism
CD/1773
15 May 2006
Italy: FMCT’s Entry Into Force: Possible Options
CD/1774
16 May 2006
Japan: FMCT: A Contribution to Constructive Discussions
CD/1775
17 May 2006
Australia: Suggestions for Progressing the FMCT
CD/1776
19 May 2006
USA: Draft Mandate for an Ad Hoc Committee on a FMCT
CD/1777
19 May 2006
USA: Draft FMCT
CD/1782
22 May 2006
USA: White Paper on a Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty
CD/INF.49
9 May 2006
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the Prohibition of the Production of Fissile Material for Nuclear Weapons or other Nuclear Explosive Devices – compilation prepared by the Secretariat
CD/INF.49/Add.1
6 February 2007
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the Prohibition of the Production of Fissile Material for Nuclear Weapons or other Nuclear Explosive Devices – compilation prepared by the Secretariat
CD/1819
21 March 2007
Canada: An FMCT Scope – Verification Arrangement
CD/1827
16 August 2007
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2007 session
CD/1846
15 August 2008
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2008 session
CD/1877
15 December 2009
Reports of the seven coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2009 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1878
15 December 2009
The Netherlands and Japan: draft for discussion prepared by the international panel on fissile materials: a treaty banning the production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices, with article-by-article explanations”
CD/1888
14 June 2010
Brazil: Proposal on the structure of a FMCT
CD/1895
14 September 2010
Australia, Working paper, Suggestions for the substance of the FMCT
CD/1896
14 September 2010
Australia, Working paper, Outline of possible verification provisions of the FMCT
CD/1906
14 March 2011
Chair’s report of the Australia-Japan expert’s side event on FMCT definitions, held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 14-16 February 2011
CD/1909
27 May 2011
Chair’s report of the Australia-Japan experts side event on FMCT verification, held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 21-23 March 2011
CD/1910
9 June 2011
Working Paper – Bulgaria, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Turkey on FMCT
CD/1917
2 September 2011
Report of Mr. Akio Suda, Ambassador of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament and Chair of the “Japan-Australia Experts Side Event on FMCT Verification” held at the Palais des Nations on 30 May and 1 June 2011
CD/1918
7 September 2011
Reports of the five Coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2011 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1919
12 September 2011
The 2011 Australia-Japan FMCT Experts Side Events: Chairs’ Final Report, Mr. Peter Woolcott, Ambassador of Australia and Mr. Akio Suda, Ambassador of Japan
CD/1921
13 September 2011
Letter dated 2 September 2011 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the United States of America addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting a press release issued by the Department of State of the United States of America regarding the P-5 consultations on a fissile material cut-off treaty (FMCT) held in Geneva on 30 August 2011
CD/1935
26 June 2012
Letter dated 25 June 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of Germany and the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the report of the meeting of scientific experts on technical issues related to a fissile material cut-off treaty (FMCT), held in Geneva on 29 and 30 May 2012
CD/1943
13 September 2012
Letter dated 11 September 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of the Netherlands and Germany to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the report of the second meeting of scientific experts on technical issues related to a treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices based on resolution 66/44 of the General Assembly of the United Nations, held in Geneva on 28 and 29 August 2011
CD/1995
25 August 2014
Letter dated 12 August 2014 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the Coordinators on the various substantive agenda items in accordance with decision CD/1978 adopted by the Conference on 26 March 2014 establishing a schedule of activities of the 2014 session
CD/2020
9 April 2015
Letter dated 9 April 2015 from the Permanent Representative of France to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting a draft Treaty Banning the Production of Fissile Material for Nuclear Weapons or Other Nuclear Explosive Devices prepared by the Government of France
CD/2023
22 June 2015
Letter dated 22 June 2015 from the Secretary-General of the United Nations addressed to the President of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the report of the Group of governmental Experts established by resolution 67/53 to make recommendations on possible aspects that could contribute to but not negotiate a treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
CD/2024
1 July 2015
Working Paper – Canada – Considering verification implications of fissile material definitions and of fissile material categories for future treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
CD/2025
1 July 2015
Working Paper – Canada – Questions to stimulate discussion of the elements of a treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
CD/2027
Corrigendum
27 July 2015
Working Paper – Australia – Protection of sensitive information under FMCT verification.
CD/2028
27 July 2015
Working Paper – Australia – Fissile material types potentially relevant to FMCT verification
CD/2036
24 August 2015
Working Paper – Pakistan – Elements of a Fissile Material Treaty (FMT)
CD/2105
15 September 2017
Federal Republic of Germany: transmitting a report of the discussions on agenda items 1 and 2 with general focus on the ban of the production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices and a report of the discussions on agenda item 4 on effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
Documents related to Negative Security Assurances
CD/SA/WP.15
16 March 1993
Compilation of Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the question of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapons-states against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons – compilation prepared by the Secretariat for the Ad Hoc Committee
CD/1219
25 August 1993
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on NSA
CD/1256
31 March 1994
G21: Declaration on NSA
CD/1275
30 August 1994
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on NSA
CD/1277
6 September 1994CD/1219
25 August 1993
G21 statement: Draft Protocol on security assurancesReport of the Ad Hoc Committee on NSA
CD/1277/Corr.1
7 September 1994
G21 statement: Draft Protocol on security assurances
CD/1285
21 December 1994
USA, UK, Ukraine, Russia: Joint declaration
CD/1285/Corr.1
19 January 1994
USA, UK, Ukraine, Russia: Joint declaration
CD/1287
13 January 1995
Belarus, USA, UK, Russia: Memorandum of security assurances
CD/1305
7 April 1995
USA: Declaration on security assurances
CD/1306
7 April 1995
UK: Declaration on security assurances
CD/1307
7 April 1995
France: Declaration on security assurances
CD/1309
7 April 1995
China: Declaration on security assurances
CD/1311
10 April 1995
Russia: Declaration on security assurances
CD/1312
11 April 1995
G21: statement on security assurances
CD/1313
13 April 1995
Bulgaria: Declaration on UNSC Resolution 984
CD/1502
2 April 1998
Canada: Questions related to the work of the CD on NSA
CD/1534
28 May 1998
Colombia. Final communiqué of the NAM ministerial meeting
CD/SA/WP.15/Add.1
5 June 1998
Compilation of Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the question of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapons-states against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons – compilation prepared by the Secretariat for the Ad Hoc Committee, addendum to CD/SA/WP.15
CD/1542
11 June 1998
Sweden: Joint declaration on nuclear disarmament
CD/1554
1 September 1998
Report of the Ad hoc committee on NSA
CD/INF.51
17 July 2006
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the question of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapons-states against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons – compilation prepared by the Secretariat
CD/1827
16 August 2007
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2007 session
CD/1846
15 August 2008
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2008 session
CD/1877
15 December 2009
Reports of the seven coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2009 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1892
14 September 2010
Islamic Republic of Iran. Working paper. The position paper of the G-21 on negative security assurances
CD/1899
14 September 2010
Reports of the coordinators on agenda items one to seven
CD/1918
7 September 2011
Letter dated 1 September 2011 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the five Coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2011 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1924
13 September 2011
Nigeria on behalf of member States of G-21, Working paper, Negative Security Assurances
CD/1940
30 August 2012
Syrian Arab Republic on behalf of member States of G-21, Working paper, Negative Security Assurances
CD/1995
25 August 2014
Letter dated 12 August 2014 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the Coordinators on the various substantive agenda items in accordance with decision CD/1978 adopted by the Conference on 26 March 2014 establishing a schedule of activities of the 2014 session
CD/2045
15 September 2015
Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of member States of G-21. Working Paper Negative Assurances
CD/2068
3 August 2016
Mongolia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper Negative security assurances
Documents related to Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space
CD/1217
19 August 1993
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on PAROS
CD/1271
24 August 1994
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on PAROS
CD/1487
21 January 1998
Canada: Working Paper concerning CD action on Outer Space
CD/1569
4 February 1999
Canada: Proposal concerning CD action on Outer Space
CD/1576*
18 March 1999
China: Draft decision on the re-establishment of an ad hoc committee on PAROS
CD/1606
9 February 2000
Working paper: China’s position on and suggestions for addressing PAROS at the CD
CD/1645
6 June 2001
China: Possible elements of the future international legal instrument on PAROS
CD/1679
28 June 2002
China and Russia: Possible elements of the future international legal instrument on the prevention of deployment of weapons in outer space, the threat or use of force against outer space objects
CD/1680
10 July 2002
USA: text of the remarks made at an informal conference on “Future security in pscae: commercial, military and arms control trade-offs”.
CD/1682
30 August 2002
China: Draft decision on the re-establishment of an ad hoc committee on PAROS
CD/1687
8 October 2002
Russia: response of the Minister for Foreign Affairs to a question on the prevention of the deployment of weapons in space
CD/1710
26 June 2003
Russia: development of an initiative to promote openness and to build confidence in outer space activities
CD/1753*
8 July 2005
Russia and China: report of the international conference on “Safeguarding Space Security…”
CD/1756*
15 September 2005
Russia: Summary of the open ended informal meeting on PAROS
CD/1769
14 February 2006
Russia and China: compilation of comments and suggestions to CD/1679
CD/INF.50
23 June 2006
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space – prepared by the Secretariat
CD/INF.50/Add.1
1 February 2007
Basic Documents of the Conference on Disarmament related to the Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space – prepared by the Secretariat, Addendum
CD/1815
20 February 2007
Canada: “Transparency and confidence building measures in outer space”
CD/1827
16 August 2007
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2007 session
CD/1818
14 March 2007
Russia and China: revised and amended compilation of comments and suggestions to CD/1679
CD/1829
13 September 2007
Canada: Conference report “Celebrating the space age: 50 years of space technology, 40 yaers of the OST”
CD/1836
12 February 2008
China: Message from the Minister for Foreign Affairs
CD/1839
29 February 2008
Russian Federation and China: draft PPWT
CD/1844
23 June 2008
Canada: report UNIDIR seminar “Security in Space: the next generation”
CD/1846
15 August 2008
Reports of the seven Coordinators on the work done during the 2008 session
CD/1847
26 August 2008
USA. comments on the PPWT in CD/1839
CD/1865
5 June 2009
Canada: draft transparency and confidence building measures and treaty proposals for space security
CD/1872
18 August 2009
Letter dated 18 August 2009 from the Permanent Representative of China and the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting answers to the principal questions and comments on the draft “treaty on prevention of the placement of weapons in Outer Space and of the threat or use of force against outer space objects (PPWT)” introduced by the Russian
Federation and China and issued as document CD/1839 dated 29 February 2008.
CD/1874
25 August 2009
Updated proposals by the Russian Federation relating to the report by the United Nations Secretary-General on ‘Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities’, prepared in pursuance of United Nations General Assembly resolution 63/68”
CD/1876
7 September 2009
Canada: report on the conference “Space Security 2009: Moving towards a Safer Space Environment, Geneva, 15-16 June 2009
CD/1877
15 December 2009
Reports of the seven coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2009 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1890
13 July 2010
Letter dated 9 July 2010 from the Permanent Mission of Canada to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the report of a conference organized by UNIDIR entitled “Space security 2010: From foundations to negotiations” held from 29 to 30 March in Geneva.
CD/1899
14 September 2010
Reports of the coordinators on agenda items one to seven
CD/1912
23 August 2011
Letter dated 21 June 2011 from the Permanent Representative of Canada to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the summary report on the tenth annual space security conference entitled Space Security 2011: Building on the Past, Stepping toward the Future, organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
in April 2011
CD/1918
7 September 2011
Letter dated 1 September 2011 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the five Coordinators submitted to the President of the Conference on the work done during the 2011 session on agenda items 1 to 7
CD/1925
13 September 2011
Nigeria on behalf of member States of G-21, Working paper, Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space
CD/1941
30 August 2012
Syrian Arab Republic on behalf of member States of G-21, Working paper, Prevention of an arms race in outer space
CD/1960
9 September 2013
Bangladesh, on behalf of member States of G-21. Working paper. Prevention of an arms race in outer space
CD/1985
12 June 2014
Russian Federation and China: updated draft PPWT
CD/1995
25 August 2014
Letter dated 12 August 2014 from the President of the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the reports of the Coordinators on the various substantive agenda items in accordance with decision CD/1978 adopted by the Conference on 26 March 2014 establishing a schedule of activities of the 2014 session
CD/1998
3 September 2014
Note verbale dated 2 September 2014 from the Delegation of the United States of America to the Conference on Disarmament addressed to the Acting Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the United States of America analysis of the 2014 Russian-Chinese draft treaty on the prevention of the placement of weapons in outer space, the threat or use of force against outer space object
CD/2031
13 August 2015
Indonesia on behalf of members States G-21. Working paper. Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space
CD/2042
14 September 2015
Letter dated 11 September 2015 from the Permanent Representative of China to the Conference on Disarmament and the Charge d’affaires a.i. of the Russian Federation addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference transmitting the comments by China and the Russian Federation regarding the United States of America analysis of the 2014 updated Russian and Chinese texts of the draft treaty on prevention of the placement of weapons in outer space and of the threat or use of force against outer space objects (PPWT)
CD/20604 April 2016Letter dated 23 March 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Russian Federation addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the text of the joint statement by the Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to declare that they will not be the first to place weapons of any kind in outer space, signed in New York on 26 September 2015
CD/2062
3 June 2016
Malaysia on behalf of Member States of G-21. Working paper. Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS)
CD/207815 September 2016Note Verbale dated 29 August 2016 from the Delegation of the United States of America addressed to the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament transmitting the submission of the United States to the Conference on Disarmament: “Implementing the Recommendations of the Report (A/68/189*) of the Group of Governmental Experts on Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures in Outer Space Activities to Enhance Stability in Outer Space”
CD/2098
6 September 2017
Letter dated 9 August 2017 from the Permanent Representative of the
Russian Federation, addressed to the Secretary General of the Conference on Disarmament, transmitting the Joint Statement by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang of 29 June, 2017, with regard to the no first placement of weapons of any kind in Outer Space
Comprehensive disarmament, new types of weapons and transparency in armaments

On the following page the compilations of documents submitted under agenda item 5 , 6 or 7 have been made available. The compilations cover the time period 1979 – 2006.

Agenda item 5: New types of weapons of mass destruction and new systems of such weapons; radiological weapons

Agenda item 6: Comprehensive programme of disarmament

Agenda item 7: Transparency in armaments