Disarmament Insight


Friday, 26 February 2016

Nuclear Disarmament: OEWG

The 2016 Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) established by the United Nations General Assembly for the purpose of ‘taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations’ opened in Geneva on 22 February. The text of remarks made by UNIDIR during the opening session of the OEWG have been posted (in two parts) on the joint UNIDIR/ILPI website, ‘Effective Measures’. 

The links are:

The remarks were made by way of introduction to OEWG Brief no. 2, a paper prepared by UNIDIR as background for participants in the OEWG.

Tim Caughley
Resident Senior Fellow