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jun
01

Informal consultations of the GGE on autonomous weapon systems

01 - 03 June 2022 | Online

The Chair of the GGE on LAWS, Ambassador Flavio Soares Damico of Brazil announced that he will hold consultations to make progress on the mandate to elaborate upon proposals for the normative and operational framework on AWS. The second informal consultation will take place on 1 and 3 June.

jun
18

ICAN Civil Society Forum

18 - 19 June 2022 | Vienna, Austria

Ahead of the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is planning to hold a Civil Society Forum in Vienna on 18-19 June 2022.

jun
20

Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

20 June 2022 | Vienna, Austria

Ahead of the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the Austrian government is planning to host a conference on the humanitarian impact on nuclear weapons in Vienna on 20 June 2022.

jun
21

First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

21 - 23 June 2022 | Vienna, Austria

The First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is scheduled be held in Vienna, Austria from 21-23 June 2022.

jun
27

Eighth Biennial Meeting of States on the UNPoA on small arms

27 June - 01 July 2022

The Eight Biennial Meeting of States (BMS8) on the UN Programme of Action (UNPoA) on the illicit trade in small arms will take place in New York from 27 June - 1 July 2022.

jul
25

CCW Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems, second session of 2022

25 - 29 July 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The 2022 session of the Group of Governmental Experts on autonomous weapon systems is scheduled to hold its second meeting from 25–29 July 2022 in Geneva.

jul
25

Third substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on ICTs

25 - 29 July 2022

The third substantive session of the UN's second Open-ended Working Group (OEWG II) on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security is tentatively scheduled to take place from 25-29 July 2022. Format and other modalities are yet to be determined. Learn more about OEWG I and OEWG II here.

aug
01

10th NPT Review Conference

01 - 26 August 2022 | New York, USA

The 10th Review Conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will take place in New York at UN Headquarters from 1-26 August 2022. More information can be found here

aug
22

Eighth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP8)

22 - 26 August 2022

The Eighth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (CSP8) will take place in Geneva from 22-26 August 2022. Click here to learn more.

aug
22

Open-ended Working Group on Conventional Ammunition: Second substantive session (tentative)

22 - 26 August 2022

The second substantive session of the "Open-ended Working Group to elaborate a set of political commitments as a new global framework that will address existing gaps in through-life ammunition management" (Open-ended Working Group on Conventional Ammunition) is tentatively scheduled to meet in Geneva from 22-26 August 2022. 

aug
30

Convention on Cluster Munitions – Tenth Meeting of States Parties

30 August - 02 September 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Tenth Meeting of States Parties of the Convention on Cluster Munitions will take place from 30 August to 2 September in Geneva at the Palais des Nations. More information can be found here.

sep
20

UN General Assembly high-level debate, 77th session

20 - 27 September 2022 | New York, USA

The 77th UN General Assembly high-level debate will take place from 20-27 September 2022.

oct
03

UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security, 77th Session

03 October - 04 November 2022 | New York, USA

The 77th Session of the First Committee is scheduled to meet 3 October to 4 November 2022 in New York.

nov
28

Biological Weapons Convention – Ninth Review Conference

28 November - 16 December 2022 | Geneva, Switzerland

The Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 28 November to 16 December 2022. More information can be found here.