Overview and status of disarmament-related expert groups established under the Secretary-General’s auspices

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Group Resolution Status Duration
Group of governmental experts on advancing responsible State behaviour in cyberspace in the context of international security A/RES/73/266 Selection complete 2019 – 2021
Group of Governmental Experts to consider and make recommendations on substantial elements of an international legally binding instrument on the prevention of an arms race in outer space A/RES/72/250  Group completed 2018 – 2019
Group of governmental experts on problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus A/RES/72/55  Open for expressions of interest
 (Deadline: 1 July 2019)
Group of governmental experts to consider the role of verification in advancing nuclear disarmament A/RES/71/67  Group completed 2018 – 2019
Group of governmental experts on the continuing operation of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms and its further development A/RES/71/44  Group in progress 2019