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jul
29

Biological Weapons Convention Meetings of Experts

29 July - 09 August 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Meetings of Experts will be held in Geneva from 29 July to 9 August 2019.

aug
20

2019 CCW Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapon systems

20 - 21 August 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2019 Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on lethal autonomous weapons, mandated by the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), will meet in Geneva, Switzerland from 20-21 August at the Palais des Nations. Catch up on what happened at the 2018 GGE meetings and the 2018 Meeting of CCW High Contracting Parties

aug
22

CCW Amended Protocol II Group of Experts

20 - 21 August 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2019 Group of Experts of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland on 22 August 2019.

aug
23

CCW Protocol V Meeting of Experts

20 - 21 August 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2019 Meeting of Experts of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland on 23 August 2019.

aug
26

ATT Fifth Conference of States Parties

26 - 30 August 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The fifth Conference of States Parties (CSP5) to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 26-30 August 2019. Click here for our coverage of past ATT meetings, or here for WILPF resources on challenging the arms trade, including through a gender perspective.

aug
29

International Day against Nuclear Tests

26 - 30 August 2019

On 2 December 2009, the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests.

sep
02

9th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions

02 - 04 September 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 9th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions will convene from 2 - 4 September 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

sep
09

First substantive session of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security

09 - 13 September 2019 | New York, USA

The first substantive session of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security will take place in New York at UN Headquarters from 9-13 September 2019. More details on registration, access, and the agenda will be posted on our site as it becomes available.

sep
24

UN General Assembly high-level general debate, 74th session

24 - 30 September 2019 | New York, USA

The UN General Assembly will hold its 74th high-level general debate from 24 September to 30 September 2019.

oct
01

Vienna Conference on Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare

01 - 02 October 2019 | Vienna, Austria

The Vienna Conference on Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare will take place from 1-2 October 2019 in Vienna, Austria, to discuss a Political Declaration on explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA).

oct
07

UN General Assembly First Committee, 74th Session

07 October - 08 November 2019 | New York, USA

The UN General Assembly's First Committee on Disarmament and International Security will meet from 7 October - 8 November 2019 in New York.

oct
24

Disarmament Week

24 - 30 October 2019 | Worldwide

The annual observance of Disarmament Week, starting on the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, was first called for in the Final Document of the General Assembly’s 1978 special session on disarmament. The week seeks to promote a better understanding  of disarmament issues among the public.

nov
11

13th Conference of the High Contracting Parties to CCW Protocol V

24 - 30 October 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 13th Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V of the Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland on 11 November 2019.

nov
13

CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties

13 - 15 November 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2019 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Meeting of High Contracting Parties will be held from 13-15 November 2019.

nov
25

Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, 24th Session

25 - 29 November 2019 | The Hague, Netherlands

The Conference of the States Parties (CSP) oversees the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The Conference is composed of representatives of all member states of the OPCW, each of which has one vote. The CSP will meet from 25- 29 November 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands.

nov
25

Fourth Review Conference of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

25 - 29 November 2019 | Oslo, Norway

The Oslo Review Conference of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention will take place from 25-29 November in Norway. It is the formal diplomatic meeting of the 164 states parties to the Convention. The Fourth Review Conference takes place as the Convention commemorates 20 years since it entered into force.

dec
02

Intersessional Meeting of the OEWG on Developments in the Field of ICTS in the context of International Security

02 - 04 December 2019 | New York, USA

The OEWG will hold a two-day intersessional meeting in New York with industry and civil society. Details on registration, access, and other modalities will be posted on our website when they become available. 

dec
03

Biological Weapons Convention Meeting of States Parties

03 - 06 December 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Biological Weapons Convention Meeting of States Parties will be held in Geneva from 3-6 December 2019.

dec
05

Informal consultations of the GGE on advancing responsible state behaviour in cyberspace

05 - 06 December 2019 | New York, USA

The Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Advancing Responsible State Behaviour in Cyberspace in the context of International Security will hold informal consultations with UN member states in New York from 5-6 December 2019. 

dec
09

First session of the GGE on advancing responsible state behaviour in cyberspace in the context of international security

09 - 13 December 2019 | New York, USA

The first session of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Advancing responsible state behaviour in cyberspace in the context of international security will meet in New York from 9-13 December 2019.