EVENTS

This calendar lists key dates relevant to the work of humanitarian disarmament. For more information on these and other disarmament events, see the calendars hosted by the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs and Reaching Critical Will.

2019

January 29 – February 1 Arms Trade Treaty, Working Group and CSP5 Preparatory Meetings, Geneva
March 11-15 UN Environment Assembly, Fourth Session, Nairobi
March 24 Mine Ban Treaty, Preparatory Meeting for Fourth Review Conference, Geneva
March 25 – March 29 Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), Group of Governmental Experts Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Geneva
April 2 – April 5 Arms Trade Treaty, Working Group and CSP5 Preparatory Meetings, Geneva
April 4 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 29 – May 10 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for 2020 Review Conference, New York

May 23

Release of UN Secretary-General’s Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

UN Security Council, Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, New York

August 20 – August 21 CCW Group of Governmental Experts Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Geneva
August 26 – August 30 Arms Trade Treaty, Fifth Conference of States Parties, Geneva
August 29 International Day against Nuclear Tests
September 2 – September 4 Convention on Cluster Munitions, Ninth Meeting of States Parties, Geneva
September 18 Mine Ban Treaty, Preparatory Meeting for Fourth Review Conference, Geneva
September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
October 7 – November 8 UN General Assembly (UNGA) First Committee on Disarmament and International Security, New York
October 28 – November 1, November 5-6 UNGA Sixth Committee, Review of International Law Commission’s draft principles environment and armed conflict, New York
November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
November 13 – November 15 CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties, Geneva
November 25 – November 29 Mine Ban Treaty, Fourth Review Conference, Oslo