Disarmament and development


Introduction - Unequal representation at multilateral disarmament and weapons forums

1 year ago

Disarmament as a means to build peace

June 19, 2018  Comments are off
Disarmament as a means to build peace

On 14 June, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights convened an intersessional workshop on the right to peace, mandated by the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/RES/35/4) to discuss the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Peace... Read more

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 ...

May 17, 2016

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