Add to Calendar 06/17/19 06/21/19 3rd Session of the GGE UNROCA

The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) is an annual reporting mechanism through which governments can share information on weapons they transferred the previous year. Member States reporting to it provide information on the build-up and volume of the conventional arsenals which it deems essential to maintain a credible defence and perform effective peacekeeping tasks.

The UNGA resolution 71/44 requested the UN Secretary-General to establilsh a group of governmental experts (GGE) in 2019 to “prepare a report on the continuing operation and relevance of the Register and its further development, taking into account the work of the Conference on Disarmament, relevant deliberations within the United Nations, the views expressed by Member States and the reports of the Secretary-General on the continuing operation of the Register and its further development, with a view to taking a decision at its seventy-fourth session.”

Geneva, Switzerland
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3rd Session of the GGE UNROCA

17 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
  • Palais des Nations, room V Geneva, Switzerland

The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) is an annual reporting mechanism through which governments can share information on weapons they transferred the previous year. Member States reporting to it provide information on the build-up and volume of the conventional arsenals which it deems essential to maintain a credible defence and perform effective peacekeeping tasks.

The UNGA resolution 71/44 requested the UN Secretary-General to establilsh a group of governmental experts (GGE) in 2019 to “prepare a report on the continuing operation and relevance of the Register and its further development, taking into account the work of the Conference on Disarmament, relevant deliberations within the United Nations, the views expressed by Member States and the reports of the Secretary-General on the continuing operation of the Register and its further development, with a view to taking a decision at its seventy-fourth session.”

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  • Organiser: UNODA
  • Subjects: Conventional weapons
  • Attendance: Private - invitation only
  • Website: UNROCA
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