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Documents from the nuclear weapon ban treaty negotiations

DRAFT TEXTS

Draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (CRP.1), 22 May 2017

Revised preamble, 20 June 2017

ORGANISATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Agenda for organisational meeting, 16 February 2017

Draft provisional agenda for negotiating conference, March-July 2017

Draft indicative timetable for March 2017 session

Draft rules of procedure for the negotiating conference

Draft rules of procedure, updated (L.1)

Participation of non-governmental organizations in the conference in March

Participation of non-governmental organizations in the conference in June/July

Outcome of the first substantive session

Indicative timetable for 15-23 June (revised)

Compilation of amendments received from States on the President's draft text dated 22 May 2017 (Word)

WORKING PAPERS

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.1
Recommendations for the negotiation of a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination
Submitted by the Secretariat of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean – OPANAL

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.2
Elements of a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons
Submitted by the International Committee of the Red Cross

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.3
Topic 1: Principles and Objectives and Preambular Elements
Submitted by Colombia

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.4
Possible Elements for the UN Nuclear-Weapon-Ban Treaty
Submitted by Papua New Guinea

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.5
Definition of a nuclear weapon in a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons
Submitted by Sweden

A/CONF.229/2017/WP.6
Need for a verification mechanism at this stage for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons
Submitted by Chile, Sweden, and Uganda

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.1
Banning nuclear weapons: principles and objectives of a legally binding instrument
Submitted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.2
Banning nuclear weapons: prohibitions of a legally binding instrument
Submitted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.3
Banning nuclear weapons: positive obligations and other elements of a legally binding instrument
Submitted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.4
Open Letter from Mayors for Peace
Submitted by Mayors for Peace

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.5
Banning investment: An explicit prohibition on the financing of nuclear weapons producers
Submitted by PAX

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.6
Prohibiting the financing of nuclear weapons production
Submitted by Basel Peace Office, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament and UNFOLD ZERO

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.7
Proposal of a Framework Agreement on Nuclear Disarmament Containing a Protocol to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by Peace Depot Inc., Japan

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.8
On the Objectives and Significance of Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by Soka Gakkai International (SGI)

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.9
Statement on the Convening of the U.N. Negotiation Conference on Banning Nuclear Weapons: Now is the Time to Agree on a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by Japan Council against A and H Bombs

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.10
Positive Obligations in a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons: Stockpile Destruction, Environmental Remediation, and Victim Assistance
Submitted by Article 36

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.11
The health and humanitarian case for banning and eliminating nuclear weapons
Submitted by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, World Medical Association, World Federation of Public Health Associations, International Council of Nurses

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.12
Selected Elements of a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.13
Withdrawal Clauses in Arms Control Treaties: Some Reflections about a Future Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.14
Victim Rights and Victim Assistance in a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons: A Humanitarian Imperative
Submitted by Mines Action Canada

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.15
Recommendations of the Secretary General of Mayors for Peace for the successful outcome of the ban treaty negotiations
Submitted by Mayors for Peace

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.16
The Turtle, The Horse and Nuclear Weapons
Submitted by Global Security Institute

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.17
Youth and Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations: A Voice to be Heard
Submitted by Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.18
Topic 2: Core Prohibitions
Submitted by Arms Control Association

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.19
Developing a Robust Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
Submitted by Peace Boat

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.20
Don't Take Offense and Be Late to the Party
Submitted by DIYNGO

A/CONF.229/2017/NGO/WP.21
Additional comments after the first conference session from a plentary health perspective
Submitted by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War