Open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament 2016
In October 2015, states decided to hold a second OEWG to address concrete effective legal measures, legal provisions, and norms that will need to be concluded to attain and maintain a world without nuclear weapons. It will operate as a subsidiary body of the General Assembly.
- First session: 22-26 February (half day only on 23 and 24 Feburary)
- Second session: 2-13 May (no session on 5 and 6 May)
- Third session: 5, 16, and 17 (p.m. only), and 19 August
Information for civil society
Pursuant to paragraph 5 of resolution 70/33, the group shall convene in Geneva “with the participation and contribution of international organizations and civil society representatives, in accordance with established practice…”.
The Secretariat has been informed that the designated non-governmental organization point of contact in connection with participation by non-governmental organizations in the meeting of the Open-ended working group taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations is as follows:
Ms. Mia Gandenberger
Reaching Critical Will
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Rue de Varembé, 1 – Case Postale 28
CH – 1211 Geneva 20
Telephone: +41 (0)22 919 70 80