UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security

 

Resolutions

A/C.1/72/L27The Arms Trade Treaty
Lead Sponsors: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Samoa, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Ukraine, Uruguay and Zambia.
Voting result in First Committee: 144-0-29
Voting result in the General Assembly: 155-0-29

A/C.1/72/L.48 – United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
Lead sponsors: Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Austria, China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Thailand, Vanuatu and Viet Nam
Adopted in First Committee without a vote
Adopted in the General Assembly without a vote
General statement
: Nepal

A/C.1/72/L.20 – Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
Lead sponsors: Republic of Cameroon
Adopted in First Committee without a vote
Adopted in the General Assembly without a vote

A/C.1/72/L.43 – Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus
Lead sponsors: Albania, Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
Adopted in First Committee without a vote
Adopted in the General Assembly without a vote

Explanation of vote: Cuba, Pakistan

A/C.1/72/L.21Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them
Lead sponsors: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali*, Malta, Mauritania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Zimbabwe
Adopted in First Committee without a vote
Adopted in the General Assembly without a vote
General statement
: Mali

Events

OCT 16: Control Arms ATT Monitor: Annual Report Launch

OCT 20: Broader Benefits of the Arms Trade Treaty – The report seeks to explain the benefits of ATT membership to non-members

OCT 24: Report from the ATT Conference of States Parties 2017 and Prospects for the Conference of States Parties 2018

OCT 26: Achieving Peace, Security and Sustainable Development: Practical links between ATT, UNPoA and SDGs – summarized how the effective implementation of the ATT and UNPoA can contribute toward meeting the targets set by the SDGs

 

 

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