2018 UN Security Council high-level briefing on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
On 18 January 2018, the UN Security Council will host a high-level briefing on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, focusing on transparency measures.
Kazakhstan, the president of the Council, circulated a concept note that indicates the meeting will be focused on formulating:
- recommendations linking conflict prevention, non-proliferation and confidence-building measures;
- confidence-building measures that strengthen the non-proliferation regime and improve the implementation of resolution 1540 on weapons of mass destruction;
- political measures to do away with incentives related to possessing weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; and
- confidence-building measures as part of a non-proliferation process in which member states make specific relevant commitments.