Arms Control

Ambassador Wood: Statement at UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Nuclear Weapons

Ambassador Robert Wood

While we aspire to the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world, we know that real and lasting disarmament will take sustained effort and commitment, requiring us to proceed in a deliberate and step-by-step way.

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Secretary Kerry: Remarks At The Friends of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Ministerial

I come here to reiterate the Obama Administration’s unshakable commitment to seeing this treaty ratified and entered into force.

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Frank A. Rose on the Threats to Outer Space and Multilateral Efforts toward a Stable and Sustainable Space Environment

For over five decades the global community has been inspired by humanity’s space endeavors.

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Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly

President Obama speaks at UN General Assembly

We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.

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U.S. moves to reduce humanitarian impact of anti-personnel landmines

The United States is aligning its APL policy outside the Korean Peninsula with the key requirements of the Ottawa Convention.

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Landmine Policy: U.S. Underscores Commitment to the Spirit and Humanitarian aims of the Ottawa Convention

In a significant step forward, the United States announced that we will not use these mines outside of the Korean Peninsula, where our actions are governed by the unique situation there.

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Biography of Ambassador Robert Wood, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

Ambassador Robert Wood

U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues Ambassador Robert A. Wood arrived in Geneva on August 13, 2014 to assume his duties as the U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) […]

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Ambassador Robert Wood: Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Enviroment

Ambassador Robert Wood addresses the CD September 9, 2014

According to the U.S. analysis, the draft PPWT, like the earlier 2008 version, remains fundamentally flawed. Above all, there is no integral verification regime to help monitor the ban on the placement of weapons in space, and no prospect of achieving a capability to effectively verify an agreement banning space-based weapons with existing technologies and cooperative measures.

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U.S. Delegation Travel to Geneva for Talks With Iran on Its Nuclear Program

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman, and Senior Advisor Jacob J. Sullivan will meet with Iranian officials in Geneva on September 4-5.

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President Obama to Convene Security Council Summit on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

The United States holds the presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of September.

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