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.
We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.
Our objective is clear: We will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy.
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.
At this year’s First Committee session, the United States is once again sponsoring its traditional resolution on “Compliance with […]
The United States is strongly committed to strengthening partnerships and cooperation with regional and other inter-governmental organizations.
Obama Proclamation on United Nations Day 2014 23 October 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. […]
Some 64 U.S. Army specialists are expected to depart for the Mediterranean in about two weeks aboard an American-owned ship, the Cape Ray, to destroy chemical weapons from Syria.
President Obama has announced his intention to nominate Robert Wood, a Career Member of the Foreign Service, as the next U.S. Ambassador at the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament.
We are assembled here to seek common understanding and effective action to strengthen the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention.
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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, thereby reducing global threats and also advancing President Obama’s commitment to seek a world free of nuclear weapons. Read more
2013 BWC Meeting of Experts
- Arms Control and International Security: Sixty-Ninth UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Other Disarmament Measures and International Security
- Arms Control and International Security: Sixty-Ninth UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Regional Disarmament and Security
- Arms Control and International Security: Sixty-Ninth UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Outer Space (Disarmament Aspects)