U.S. Delegation to the CD

The mission of the U.S. Delegation to the Conference on Disarmament is to advance U.S. national security through energetic multilateral diplomacy.  It seeks to negotiate and implement effective nonproliferation and disarmament agreements.  Read more


Conference on Disarmament

Ambassador Robert Wood Remarks at CD Plenary on North Korea

Ambassador Robert Wood

Ambassador Robert Wood Permanent Representative of the United States to the Conference on Disarmament Opening Remarks for Plenary on North Korea August 30, 2017 As prepared for delivery I have requested the floor in today’s Plenary meeting to address the undeniable threat North Korea poses to international peace and security.  This Conference is a critical […]

Other International Security Issues

Remarks at the 72nd General Assembly First Committee General Debate

The United States has taken many steps to reduce the number of, and reliance on, nuclear weapons, doing so in ways that preserve strategic stability.

Arms Control and International Security: Thematic Discussion on Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

During this year, many Member States have acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) through events reaffirming the solemn objective enshrined therein: “for the sake of all mankind, to exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons.”