Statements to the May session of the 2016 open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament

Monday, 2 May

Opening session

Panel I on measures to reduce and eliminate the risk of accidental, mistaken, unauthorized or intentional nuclear weapon detonations 

Tuesday, 3 May

Panel II on transparency measures related to the risks associated with existing nuclear weapons 

Wednesday, 4 May

Panel III on additional measures to increase awareness and understanding of the complexity of and interrelationship between the wide range of humanitarian consequences that would result from any nuclear detonation

Monday, 9 May

Panel IV on essential elements that would comprise effective legal measures, legal provisions and norms that will need to be concluded to attain and maintain a world without nuclear weapons

Tuesday 10 May 

Exchange of views on panel IV

Wednesday 11 May

  • General remarks by Mr. Kim Won Soo, Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs 

Panel V on possible pathways to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations

Thursday 12 May

Panel VI other measures - reviewing the role of nuclear weapons in the security and other contexts of the 21st century

Friday 13 May