Disarmament and development


Introduction - Unequal representation at multilateral disarmament and weapons forums

2 years ago

Patterns in participation: the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, 2010-14

November 7, 2016  Comments are off
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Participation data for the international meetings between 2010 and 2014 of thirteen multilateral forums addressing disarmament and weapons issues* shows the significant underrepresentation of lower income countries, certain regions and women in these processes. Lower income countries are less likely to be... Read more

Briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee on disarmament and development

August 12, 2016  Comments are off
Briefing for UN General Assembly First Committee on disarmament and development

For Reaching Critical Will of WILPF’s First Committee briefing book for states and others attending the UN General Assembly this October, Article 36 set out the issues, current political context and recommendations for states at First Committee and beyond on the issue of disarmament... Read more

State participation at the UN nuclear talks – who is represented?

May 17, 2016  Comments are off
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May’s session of the OEWG ended with strong support from the majority of the countries present for a new international legal instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. The majority of the world’s countries – 127 nations – have endorsed the Humanitarian... Read more

UN nuclear talks: imbalances and underrepresentation...

May 3, 2016

Disarmament, development and patterns of marginalisa...

April 21, 2016

Event: Building broad-based initiatives on disarmame...

February 1, 2016

Technologies of violence and global inequality

January 9, 2016
Discussion on disarmament and development at the UN ...
November 11, 2015
Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns ...
October 21, 2015
Multilateral disarmament processes and implementing ...
September 29, 2015
Presentation to NPT side event on Banning Nuclear We...
May 14, 2015
The underrepresentation of low-income countries in n...
May 12, 2015