This calendar lists key dates relevant to the work of humanitarian disarmament. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many events have been postponed or delayed as organizers determine alternative meeting formats. We will endeavor to keep this calendar up to date as we learn about changes, so continue to check back and see the links below for additional details.

For more information on these and other disarmament events, see the calendars hosted by the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs and Reaching Critical Will.


March 3-5Informal Consultations on a Political Declaration on Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas (virtual)
March 24Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, Global Meeting (online)
April 25-30Arms Trade Treaty, preparatory meeting for Seventh Conference of States Parties (online)
June 22-24Mine Ban Treaty, Intersessional Meetings
August 3-13Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) Group of Governmental Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)
August 29 International Day against Nuclear Tests
August 30-
September 3
Arms Trade Treaty, Seventh Conference of States Parties (CSP7)
September 20-21Convention on Cluster Munitions, Second Review Conference (Part Two)
September 24-October 1CCW Group of Governmental Experts on LAWS
September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
October 4-November 4UN General Assembly, First Committee on Disarmament and International Security 
November 3Humanitarian Disarmament Forum
November 15-19Mine Ban Treaty, Nineteenth Meeting of States Parties
December 2-8CCW Group of Governmental Experts on LAWS
December 13-17Convention on Conventional Weapons, Sixth Review Conference