UN Documents for Arms Control and Disarmament, including small arms

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
22 December 2021 S/RES/2616 This resolution was on the illicit transfer, destabilising accumulation, and diversion of arms and related materials in violation of Council-mandated arms embargoes.
23 September 2016 S/RES/2310 This was a resolution on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
24 September 2009 S/RES/1887 This resolution was on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament and stressed the value and necessity of fully implementing resolution 1540.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
8 April 2021 S/PRST/2021/8 Was a presidential statement on the need to address the threat posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war (ERW) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
7 May 2014 S/PRST/2014/7 This presidential statement reaffirmed the main provisions of resolution 1540 and called on states to step up their efforts to implement their obligations and inform the 1540 Committee regularly of their efforts while emphasising the importance of achieving universal reporting.
19 April 2012 S/PRST/2012/14 The Council adopted this presidential statement following a meeting entitled “Maintenance of international peace and security: Nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and security”.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
1 November 2023 S/2023/823 This was the seventh biennial report on SALW.
6 December 2017 S/2017/1025 This was the Secretary-General's fifth biennial report on small arms and light weapons.
23 January 2008 S/2008/39 This was a report from the Secretary-General on "Securing peace and development: the role of the United Nations in supporting security sector reform".
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
10 February 2017 S/2017/126 This was the 1540 Committee's programme of work.
9 December 2016 S/2016/1038 This was the final document on the 2016 comprehensive review of the status of implementation of resolution 1540.
25 April 2006 S/2006/257 This was the report of the 1540 Committee on the implementation of resolution 1540.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
19 March 2021 S/2021/284 This was a concept note prepared by Viet Nam ahead of the ministerial-level open debate on mine action, which took place on 8 April 2021.
1 December 2016 S/2016/1013 This was the concept note for the high-level open debate of the Security Council on the theme “Preventing catastrophe: a global agenda for stopping the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non -State actors”.
15 August 2016 S/2016/712 This was a concept note for the open debate on the challenges in addressing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
10 April 2023 S/PV.9301 This was an open debate on “Risks stemming from violations of the agreements regulating the export of weapons and military equipment”.
22 November 2021 S/PV.8909 This was a ministerial-level open debate on the impact of the diversion and trafficking of arms on peace and security.
29 June 2018 S/PV.8304 This was a briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions Alexander Zuev on the Secretary-General's report regarding the implementation of resolution 2365 on mine action.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
25 July 2016 A/71/187 This was a report from the Secretary-General to the General Assembly on countering the threat posed by improvised explosive devices.
9 December 2015 A/RES/70/80 This was a General Assembly resolution on assistance in mine action.
7 December 2015 A/RES/70/46 This was a General Assembly resolution on countering the threat posed by improvised explosive devices.
Selected IAEA Documents View All
19 November 2008 GOV/2008/59 This was a report on implementation in Iran of safeguards and relevant Council resolutions.
9 July 2008 GOV/2008/30 This was the agreement between India and the IAEA for the application of safeguards to civilian nuclear activities in India.
30 August 2004 GOV/2004/59 This was a IAEA report on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement of Libya.
Selected Other Documents View All
19 May 2009 CD/1863 This was the draft decision by the UN Conference on Disarmament for the establishment of a programme of work for the 2009 session.
8 July 2008 S/2008/493 This was a report from the 1540 Committee.