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

Statement by Ambassador Robert A. Wood to the Conference on Disarmament


I would like to thank the Secretary General for addressing the Conference on Disarmament today and to welcome the Ministers and colleagues from capitals who have joined us.

Other International Security Issues

U.S. Statement on the Outcome of the GGE

The United States continues to believe, per the conclusion from the GGE meeting in November, that the CCW offers “an appropriate framework for dealing with the issue of emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems.”

Arms Control and International Security: Statement by the United States to the OPCW 58th Meeting of the Executive Council

The United States of America has tried repeatedly to use diplomatic, economic, and political tools to stop the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons.