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Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

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The 2016 Open-ended Working Group taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations presented its report to the United Nations General Assembly (A/71/371), as follows:


Based on the recommendation contained in paragraph 67 of the report, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted on 23 December 2016 resolution A/RES/71/258 titled " Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations", as follows:


Pursuant to the above resolution, the United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination, was hold in New York from 27 to 31 March and 15 June to 7 July 2017. On 7 July 2017 the conference adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

To access the official website of the Conference, please click here.

To access the certified true copies of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, please click here.

To access the Depositary Notification on the opening for signature of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, please click here.

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