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jan
04

POSTPONED: 2022 NPT Review Conference

04 - 28 January 2022 | New York, USA

States have agreed to meet from 4-28 January 2022 in New York for the rescheduled 2020 10th NPT Review Conference. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference has been postponed. The President-designate has asked for a tentative hold to be placed on the dates of 1 to 26 August 2022 for the Review Conference. Those dates are subject to formal confirmation by states parties at a later date. Visit our webpage for more details. 

jan
25

UN Security Council open debate: Wars in cities—protection of civilians in urban settings

25 January 2022 | New York, USA

On 25 January from 10:00 EST, the UN Security Council will hold an open debate under the Protection of Civilians agenda item on "Wars in cities—protection of civilians in urban settings."

feb
02

POSTPONED: Consultations towards a political declaration to address the humanitarian harm arising from the use of EWIPA

02 - 04 February 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The informal consultations on the elaboration of a political declaration on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, scheduled to take place in Geneva from 2-4 February, have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

feb
15

ATT Working Group meetings and informal preparatory meeting for CSP8

15 - 18 February 2022

The first round of ATT Working Group meetings in this cycle, and a preparatory meeting for the Eight Conference of States Parties to the ATT will take place in Geneva from 15-18 February 2022. Format TBD, depending on the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here

mar
07

CCW Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems, first session of 2022

07 - 11 March 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2022 session of the Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems is scheduled to hold its first meeting from 7–11 March 2022 in Geneva.

mar
22

First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

22 - 24 March 2022 | Vienna, Austria

The First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is currently scheduled to be held in Vienna, Austria from 22 to 24 March 2022.

mar
28

Second substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on ICTs

28 March - 01 April 2022 | New York, USA

The second substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security is tentatively scheduled to take place from 28 March-1 April 2022. Format and other modalities are yet to be determined. Learn more about OEWG I and OEWG II here.

apr
26

Arms Trade Treaty Working Group & CSP8 Preparatory Meetings

26 - 29 April 2022

The second round of ATT Working Group meetings in this cycle, and a preparatory meeting for the Eight Conference of States Parties to the ATT will take place in Geneva from 26-29 FApril2022. Format TBD, depending on the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here

jun
27

Eighth Biennial Meeting of States on the UNPoA on small arms

27 June - 01 July 2022

The Eight Biennial Meeting of States (BMS8) on the UN Programme of Action (UNPoA) on the illicit trade in small arms will take place in New York from 27 June - 1 July 2022.

jul
25

CCW Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems, second session of 2022

25 - 29 July 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2022 session of the Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems is scheduled to hold its second meeting from 25–29 July 2022 in Geneva.

jul
25

Third substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on ICTs

25 - 29 July 2022

The third substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security is tentatively scheduled to take place from 25-29 July 2022. Format and other modalities are yet to be determined. Learn more about OEWG I and OEWG II here.

aug
22

Eighth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP8)

22 - 26 August 2022

The Eighth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP8) will take place in Geneva from 22-26 August 2022. Click here to learn more.

oct
03

UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security, 77th Session

03 October - 04 November 2022 | New York, USA

The 77th Session of the First Committee is scheduled to meet 3 October to 4 November 2022 in New York.