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Calendar of events for First Committee 2017

All requests for the use of United Nations premises must be either sponsored by a Permanent or Observer Mission to the United Nations or by departments or offices of the United Nations. To have your event added to this calendar, please email info[at]reachingcriticalwill.org.

Calendar last updated 16 October 2017

When What Where Who
4 October
13:15-14:30
Nuclear Discussion Forum: The Effect of Emerging Technologies on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation CR 4 Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan and Office for Disarmament Affairs
5 October
13:15-14:30
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Legal and political aspects of their interaction CR A Permanent Missions of Austria, Algeria, Thailand, and Guatemala; Arms Control Association
5 October
13:15-14:30
Autonomous Weapon Systems: Understanding Learning Algorithms and Bias CR 12 UNIDIR
6 October
13:15-14:30
A draft treaty for a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East: time to envisage the practical CR 9 Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN, BASIC, American Iranian Council
9 October
13:15-14:30
Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks CR 12 UNIDIR
11 October
09:30-14:30
Annual Cyber Stability Conference RSVP for location UNIDIR (r2unidir[at]unog.ch)
12 October
13:15-14:30
Positive obligations in the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons CR A Mines Action Canada, Article 36, Harvard's Human Rights Clinic, Pace University, FES, and the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the UN
12 October
13:15-14:30
From vision to measurable change on the ground: Mine action and Sustainable Development Goals CR 8 Permanent Mission of Switzerland
12 October
13:15-14:30
Joint briefing on the NPT review cycle CR 7 RSVP to Permanent Missions of the Netherlands and Poland (contact: cynthia.lakerveld[at]minbuza.nl)
12 October
15:00-17:00
Various Aspects of Landmines Destruction and Interconnection between Disarmament and Development CR 8 Permanent Mission of Belarus
13 October
13:15-14:30
The humanitarian impact of armed drones CR 9 WILPF, Article 36, International Disarmament Institute
13 October
13:15-14:30
15th Anniversary of the Hague Code of Conduct CR 4 Permanent Mission of Poland
13 October
13:15-14:30
Nuclear disarmament verification CR 6 Permanent Missions of Chile, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom
16 October
13:15-14:30
Pathways to banning autonomous weapons CR 8 Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and the Permanent Mission of Mexico
16 October
13:15-14:30
Hibakusha’s Testimony and Call CR A Peace Boat and the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations
16 October
13:15-14:30
Control Arms ATT Monitor: Annual Report Launch TBC Control Arms
17 October
13:15-14:30
Everywhere the bombing followed us: forced displacement and the use of explosive weapons in populated areas CR 12 Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations and Handicap International
17 October
13:15-14:30
Under Stress: The Security of Space in 2017 CR 7 Government of Canada and the Space Security Index
17 October
13:15-14:30
Arms Trade Treaty German House Auditorium Permanent Mission of Germany (contact: pol-hosp4-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de)
17 October
15:15-17:00
Scrapping the Surplus: Failures and successes in destroying excess SALW and ammunition CR A Permanent Mission of Ghana with IANSA
18 October
13:15-14:30
Strengthening the protection of civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas CR A Permanent Mission of Germany (contact: pol-hosp4-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de)
18 October
13:15-14:30
GIS - Focal Point Africa German House Auditorium Permanent Mission of Austria, International Network on Explosive Weapons
20 October
13:15-14:30
Addressing Armed UAVs: Next Steps for the International Community CR 7 UNIDIR
20 October
13:15-14:30
Broader Benefits of the Arms Trade Treaty CR 11 Permanent Mission of Australia and Centre for Armed Violence Reduction
23 October
13:15-14:30
Practitioners share their experience on promoting disarmament and non-proliferation education CR F Office for Disarmament Affairs
23 October
13:15-14:50
Building Capacity to Manage Small Arms and Light Weapons in Conflict-affected and Fragile Settings CR A UNIDIR
24 October
13:15-14:50
Report from the ATT Conference of States Parties 2017 and Prospects for the Conference of States Parties 2018 CR 8 Permanent Missions of Finland and Japan, Control Arms
25 October
13:15-14:50
CCW-GGE on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS) German House Auditorium Permanent Mission of Germany (contact: pol-hosp4-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de)
26 October
13:15-14:50
Achieving Peace, Security and Sustainable Development: Practical links between ATT, UNPoA and SDGs CR A Trinidad and Tobago, Control Arms, and SIPRI
26 October
13:15-14:50
Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) German House Auditorium Permanent Mission of Germany (contact: pol-hosp4-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de)

26 October
18:30-20:00

 

Japan and the Ban Treaty New York University, Kimmel Building Room KC406 Global Security Institute, NYU Japan Cultural Association, PEAC Institute, Peaceboat, Peace Action, Gensuikyo, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Ban All Nukes Generation