United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

Bureau des affaires de désarmement des Nations Unies
Oficina de Asuntos de Desarmede las Naciones Unidas

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URL: http://www.un.org/disarmament/

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Founded

1982

History

Originally established 1982, upon recommendation of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) General Assembly's 2nd special session on disarmament (SSOD II). Changed title to Centre for Disarmament Affairs, under the Department of Political Affairs. Established as Department for Disarmament Affairs, Jan 1998. Current title adopted 2007.

Aims

Promote: nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation; strengthening of disarmament regimes in respect to other weapons of mass destruction, and chemical and biological weapons; disarmament efforts in the area of conventional weapons, especially landmines and small arms, which are the weapons of choice in contemporary conflicts.

Events

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Structure

Branches (5): CD Secretariat and Conference Support (Geneva - Switzerland); Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD); Conventional Arms Branch (CAB); Regional Disarmament Branch (RDB); Information and Outreach (IOB). Other offices: Office in Vienna (Austria); E-XE1055 - United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), Lima (Peru); E-XE0897 - United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament for Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD), Kathmandu (Nepal); E-XE0621 - United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC), Lomé (Togo).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XM6677

Last News

2018

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