Civil Society and Disarmament

The Office for Disarmament Affairs publishes the series entitled “Civil Society and Disarmament” within the context of the General Assembly resolutions on the United Nations Disarmament Information Programme and the United Nations Study on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education. The publication provides a forum for the views of civil society in order to further an informed debate on topical issues of arms limitation, disarmament and security. The material appearing in these publications are  as submitted by the authors. The views of the authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations or its Member States.

2023 — The Historical Impact of Parliamentary Diplomacy on Disarmament

2022 — B Sharp, B Flat, Be Inspired: Voices of Youth

2020 — Navigating Disarmament Education: The Peace Boat Model

2018 — Advocacy by Non-governmental Organizations to Strengthen the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons

2017 — Voluntary, Non-Binding Norms for Responsible State Behaviour in the Use of Information and Communications Technology: A Commentary

2016 — Civil Society Engagement in Disarmament Processes: The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Ban

2015 — Statements of Non-Governmental Organizations at the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

2014 — The Importance of Civil Society in United Nations and Intergovernmental Processes: Views from Four Delegates to the United Nations

2013 — NGO Presentations to the Open-Ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

2012 — Applying a Disarmament Lens to Gender, Human Rights, Development, Security, Education and Communication: Six Essays

2010 — Non-governmental Organization Presentations at the 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference