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may
24

International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament

24 May 2021 | Everywhere

jun
01

Organisational session for the second Open-ended Working Group on ICTs

01 - 02 June 2021 | Hybrid

On 31 December 2020, the General Assembly adopted resolution 75/240 establishing an Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) running from 2021–2025.

The organisational session for the OEWG will take place from 1-2 June 2021 in a hybrid format. In-person sessions will be at the UN Headquarters in New York. This meeting will take decisions on the dates, structure, and participation modalities for the formal OEWG sessions to be held starting later in 2021. Details on how to observe the meeting and relevant documents will be posted once available.

jun
04

#NoWar2021 Global Conference: From weapons fairs to war zones: Unraveling the war machine

04 - 06 June 2021 | Online

#NoWar2021 is a unique event that brings together a global grassroots coalition of individuals and organizations around the topic of CANSEC and the global arms trade.

jun
28

Meeting of the GGE on LAWS

28 June - 05 July 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) will resume work with a round of in-person meetings scheduled to take place from 28 June - 5 July 2021 in Geneva. RCW is posting relevant documents and will provide coverage through its CCW Report, if meeting modalities permit. 

Subsequent meetings are scheduled for 3-13 August, and 27 September-1 October 2021.

jul
26

BMS7 on the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons (UNPoA)

26 - 30 July 2021 | New York, USA

The Seventh Biennial Meeting of States (BMS7) to consider the implementation of the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) is scheduled to take place at the United Nations in New York City from 26-30 July 2021

aug
02

2021 NPT Review Conference

02 - 27 August 2021 | New York, USA

The 2021 Review Conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is scheduled to take place from 2–27 August 2021 in New York, United States. 

aug
30

Seventh Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP7)

30 August - 03 September 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Seventh Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP7) is scheduled to take place from 30 August–3 September 2021 in Geneva.