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February session of the 2016 open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament

In October 2015, states decided to hold a second OEWG to address concrete effective legal measures, legal provisions, and norms that will need to be concluded to attain and maintain a world without nuclear weapons. It is operating as a subsidiary body of the General Assembly. The first session was held from 22-26 February 2016. The second session will meet 2-13 May 2016.

Calendar of events

Calendar last updated 17 February 2016

 When  What  Where
Monday, 22 February
10:00-13:00
Plenary
Taking stock/Exchange of views 
 Room XIX
Monday, 22 February
15:00-18:00
Panel I on substantively addressing concrete effective legal measures, legal provisions and norms that will need to be concluded to attain and maintain a world without nuclear weapons   

Room XIX

Tuesday, 23 February,
15:00-18:00
Exchange of views on Panel I  

Room XIX

Wednesday, 24 February,
15:00-18:00
Exchange of views on Panel I  Room XIX
Thursday, 25 February,
10:00-13:00
Panel II on substantively addressing recommendations on other measures that could contribute to taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations
 (a) Transparency measures related to the risks associated with existing nuclear weapons 
 

Room XVIII

Thursday, 25 February,
13:30-14:45
Side event: Taking forward nuclear disarmament - THE MIDDLE GROUND (Wildfire) Room XXV
Thursday, 25 February,
15:00-18:00
(b) Measures to reduce and eliminate the risk of accidental, mistaken, unauthorized or intentional nuclear weapon detonations   Room XIX
Friday, 26 February,
15:00-18:00
 (c) 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  Room XIX
Friday, 26 February,
15:00-18:00

Exchange of views on Panel II

 Room XIX