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Calendar of Events for First Committee 2014

All requests for the use of United Nations premises must be either sponsored by a Permanent or Observer Mission to the United Nations or by departments or offices of the United Nations. To have your event added to this calendar, please email info[at]reachingcriticalwill.org.

Calendar last updated 24 October 2014

 When  What  Where Who
Friday, 3 October
14:30-18:30
Special briefing on the upcoming session of the First Committee of the General Assembly
Permanent Mission of Egypt to the UN
304 E. 44th St, NYC
Permanent Missions of Egypt and Indonesia to the UN, UNITAR
Tuesday, 7 October
13:15-14:30
The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament Conference Building
Conference Room 6
Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the UN
Contact: Anthony Simpson
Thursday, 9 October
13:15-14:30
2,000 nuclear weapons to de-alert: reducing operational readiness on the way to global zero
General Assembly Building
Conference Room 7
Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs; New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; European Leadership Network; Nuclear Threat Initiative; Global Zero
Friday, 10 October
13:15-14:30
Effective measures relating to nuclear disarmament: some international legal issues - a discussion paper ECOSOC Chamber Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the UN
Monday, 13 October
13:15-14:30
Disarmament and non-proliferation education Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permament Mission of Austria to the UN
Contact: Andreas Riecken
Tuesday, 14 October
10:00-11:30
Innovating verification: new tools and new actors to reduce nuclear risks General Assembly Building
ECOSOC Chamber
US Delegation to First Committee
Tuesday, 14 October
13:15-14:30
Book launch of “Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation Conference Room 8 Permanent Mission of Netherlands to the UN, Princeton University
Contact: Zia Mian
Wednesday, 15 October
13:15-14:30
Briefing on the forthcoming Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permament Mission of Austria to the UN
Contact: Andreas Riecken
Wednesday, 15 October
13:15-14:00
Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia Conference Room 9 Permanent Representatives of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan
Thursday, 16 October
13:15-14:30
Weapons, technology, and human control Conference Building
Conference Room A
UNIDIR and Article 36
Contact: Tae Takahashi
Thursday, 16 October
9:00-10:00
Briefing on the preparatory process for the First Conference of States Parties of the Arms Trade Treaty Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN
Friday, 17 October
13:15-14:30
Gender and disarmament Conference Building
Conference Room E
Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN, Reaching Critical Will
Contact: Ray Acheson
Friday, 17 October
13:15-14:30
Ending the use of cluster munitions: the urgency of the global ban Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the UN, Cluster Munition Coalition
Contact: Alexandra Hiniker
Friday, 17 October
13:15-14:30
An International Code of conduct as a contribution to transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space General Assembly Building
Conference Room 4
Delegation of the European Union
Monday, 20 October
13:15-14:30
Behind the curve: new technologies and small arms control Conference Building
Conference Room A
Small Arms Survey and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN
Contact: Benjamin King
Monday, 20 October
13:15-14:30
Towards Vienna: the role of education to further advance the discussion on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons Church Center for the UN, 7th Floor
777 UN Plaza
Ban All Nukes generation, NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Boat
Contact: BANg.NYchapter@gmail.com
Monday, 20 October
18:00
"50 celebrating 50" photo exhibition and reception
UN basement exhibition area (near the Vienna Cafe) Control Arms and the Governments of Australia, Finland, and Mexico
Contact: Raluca Muresan
Tuesday, 21 October
13:15-14:30
Addressing concerns over fully autonomous weapons Conference Room A
Conference Building
Permanent Mission of Croatia to the UN and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
Contact: Mary Wareham
Tuesday, 21 October
15:00-17:00
Nuclear weapons lawsuit in the International Court of Justice / NGOCDPS Annual Meeting
Church Center for the United Nations
Boss Room, 8th Floor
NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security
Tuesday, 21 October
15:15-16:30
UNODA's regional / subregional initiatives Conference Building
Conference Room A
UNODA
Contact: fitzpatrick1@un.org
Wednesday, 22 October
13:15-14:30
The impact of explosive weapons in populated areas Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN and the International Network on Explosive Weapons
Contact: Andreas Riecken
Wednesday, 22 October
13:15-14:30
Introduction to the iTrace Global Weapons Reporting System Conference Building
Conference Room 4
Delegation of the European Union
Wednesday, 22 October
13:15-14:30
Building blocks approach for a world without nuclear weapons Conference Room 6 Permanent Missions of Japan and the Netherlands to the UN, Global Security Institute
Contact: Aviva Kushner
Thursday, 23 October
13:15-14:30
Effective measures for nuclear disarmament Conference Room 9 Reaching Critical Will and Article 36
Contact: Ray Acheson
Thursday, 23 October
13:15-14:30
Depleted uranium weapons: new research from the laboratory and the battlefield General Assembly Building
Conference Room E
Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN, International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons, PAX
Thursday, 23 October
6:30-9:00
Keep Calm & Ban All Nukes: Happy-Hour Social Turtle Bay NYC
987 2nd Ave
Ban All Nukes generation
Friday, 24 October
13:15-14:30
How to strengthen international peace and security in cyberspace?
General Assembly Building
Conference Room 8
Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN
Contact: Marieke Vreeken
Tuesday, 28 October
13:15-14:30
The United Nations and a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: New approaches and initiatives Conference Building
Conference Room A
Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations and UNFOLD ZERO
Contact: Alyn Ware