United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2012: Part 1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2012: Part 1

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This publication has been a rich source of historical knowledge on developments, trends and achievements of multilateral disarmament for more than 30 years. In early spring of each year, Part I of the Yearbook is published containing an annual compilation of text and statistics on disarmament-related resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly. In early autumn, Part II is published presenting the main topics of multilateral consideration during the year, along with a convenient issues-oriented timeline.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789211422894
Publisher: United Nations Publications
Publication date: 06/06/2013
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.94(w) x 9.87(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Quick view of votes by cluster (53 resolutions and 6 decisions) viii


67/26 African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty 1

67/27 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 3

67/28 Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East 7

67/29 Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons 11

67/30 Prevention of an arms race in outer space 16

67/31 Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia 21

67/32 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction 24

67/33 Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons 28

67/34 Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments 33

67/35 Measures to uphold the authority of the 1925 Geneva Protocol 42

67/36 Effects of the use of armaments and ammunitions containing depleted uranium 44

67/37 Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control 47

67/38 Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation 49

67/39 High-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament 53

67/40 Relationship between disarmament and development 56

67/41 Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them 59

67/42 The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation 63

67/43 Preventing and combating illicit brokering activities 67

67/44 Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction 73

67/45 Reducing nuclear danger 76

67/46 Decreasing the operational readiness of nuclear weapons systems 80

67/47 United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education 84

67/48 Women, disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control 87

67/49 Information on confidence-building measures in the field of conventional arms 89

67/50 Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures 91

67/51 Preventing the acquisition by terrorists of radioactive sources 96

67/52 Mongolia's international security and nuclear-weapon-free status 101

67/53 Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices 105

67/54 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction 110

67/55 Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas 113

67/56 Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations 117

67/57 Regional disarmament 120

67/58 The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects 122

67/59 United action towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons 127

67/60 Nuclear disarmament 138

67/61 Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context 147

67/62 Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels 150

67/63 United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament 154

67/64 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons 156

67/65 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific 159

67/66 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean 161

67/67 United Nations Disarmament Information Programme 165

67/68 United Nations disarmament fellowship, training and advisory services 168

67/69 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa 171

67/70 Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa 174

67/71 Report of the Disarmament Commission 179

67/72 Report of the Conference on Disarmament 181

67/73 The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East 184

67/74 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects 190

67/75 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region 194

67/76 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty 198

67/77 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction 203

67/234 The arms trade treaty 207


67/514 Maintenance of international security-good-neighbourliness, stability and development in South-Eastern Europe 212

67/515 Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament 213

67/516 Missiles 214

67/517 Transparency in armaments 215

67/518 Open-ended Working Group on the Fourth Special Session of the General Assembly Devoted to Disarmament 217

67/519 Revitalizing the work of the Conference on Disarmament and taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations 219


List of reports and notes of the Secretary-General 220

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