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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.

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What's In Blue briefing note