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Disarmament: Global Issues


This resource guide provides links to the main UN offices and organs, international institutions, and instruments for disarmament.

Please find below links to research guides containing resources (UN Documents, non-UN publications, databases, and websites) by type of weapon:

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Disarmament at UNOG

The Palais des Nations is a center venue for international diplomacy in this field. It is home to the Conference on Disarmament - the sole multilateral disarmament negotiating body - and provides, through the Geneva Branch of the Office for Disarmament Affairs, substantive and organisational support to a wide range of multilateral disarmament agreements.


Updates from UNODA

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) promotes:

  • Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation
  • Strengthening of the disarmament regimes in respect to other weapons of mass destruction, and chemical and biological weapons
  • Disarmament efforts in the area of conventional weapons, especially landmines and small arms

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