General Assembly First Committee

Civil Society and NGO Statements

Interactive dialogues on specific subjects (Webcast of the virtual meeting on 13 October 2020 )

Exchanges with civil society (list of speakers)


Explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA)Ms. Mahpekay SidiqiKabul Orthopedic Organization, on behalf of the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW)Video
Small arms and light weaponsMr. Joseph DubeInternational Action Network on Small ArmsLive (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Nuclear weaponsMs. Ariana SmithLawyers Committee on Nuclear PolicyLive (US east)
Biological weaponsMs. Filippa LentzosKings College LondonVideo
Armed dronesMs. Brittany RoserPAXLive (US east)
Autonomous weaponsMr. Ousman NoorCampaign to Stop Killer RobotsVideo
Arms Trade/ATTMs. Raluca MuresanControl Arms CoalitionLive (US east)
Incendiary weaponsMs. Bonnie DochertyHuman Rights WatchLive (US east)
LandminesMr. Yeshua Moser-PuangsuwanInternational Campaign to Ban LandminesLive (Canada west)
Cluster munitionsMr. Yeshua Moser-PuangsuwanCluster Munition CoalitionLive (Canada west)
Nuclear weaponsMs. Linnet Ng'ayuInternational Campaign to Abolish Nuclear WeaponsLive (Nairobi, Kenya)
Outer spaceMs. Jessica WestProject PloughsharesLive (Canada east)
CyberMs. Allison PytlakWomen's International League for Peace and FreedomLive (Canada east)
GenderMs. Marieke EilersWILPF GermanyVideo
Youth and disarmament educationMs. Cindy KamtchoumPace UniversityLive (US east)
Protection of the environment in armed conflictMr. Doug WeirThe Conflict and Environment ObservatoryVideo
Humanitarian disarmamentMs. Natalia Morales CampilloColombian Campaign Against LandminesLive (Bogota, Colombia)