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Conference on Disarmament (CD)
Acronym Institute Coverage, 2001 - 2008
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Documents and Analysis
- The Conference on Disarmament in 2008:
Still in Denial, Disarmament Diplomacy, Issue No. 88, Summer 2008
- Conference on Disarmament fails to adopt
2008 programme of work, tries new P-6 presidential draft decision, March
- Draft Text on eliminating intermediate
and shorter range missiles, proposed by Russia, 13 February 2008
- Draft Text on the Placement of Weapons
in Outer Space submitted by Russia and China, 13 February 2008
- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
speech to the CD, 12 February 2008
- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,
press conference, Geneva, 12 February 2008
- Russian Foreign Ministry statement on initiatives
in the CD, 12 February 2008
- UK Secretary of State for Defence Des Browne
speech to the Conference on Disarmament, 5 February 2008
- New Impetus, Old Excuses - Report on the Conference
on Disarmament in 2007, by Michael Hamel-Green, Disarmament Diplomacy,
No.86, Autumn 2007
- CD ends 2007 session with no work programme,
Disarmament Diplomacy No. 85, Summer 2007
- CD edges closer to a Work Programme,
In the News, Disarmament Diplomacy No.84, Spring 2007
- Time for a Fissban - or Farewell?
by Jenni Rissanen
The IAEA's former representative in Geneva provides an in-depth analysis of
past efforts and current prospects for negotiating a fissile material production
ban in the Conference on Disarmament. Includes verbatim texts of the US no-verification
mandate, draft and explanation tabled in May 2006.
- The Fissban: Time for Renewed Commitment or
a New Approach? by Jean du Preez, Disarmament Diplomacy, Issue No.79,
- US proposes "no-verification" Fissban
to be negotiated at the Conference on Disarmament, Disarmament Diplomacy,
Issue No.78, July/August 2004
- Cooperation and Defection in the Conference
by John Borrie
An unusual and thought-provoking analysis of the causes and dynamics of the
impasse in the CD, Disarmament Diplomacy, Issue No.82, Spring 2006.
Developments in 2003
- Overcoming Deadlock in the CD, By Rakesh
Sood, Disarmament Diplomacy, Issue No. 73, October - November 2003
- The 2003 Conference on Disarmament (CD): Update No. 1, the Indian Presidency, January-February,
by Aaron Tovish
- 'There Certainly Remains Room For Arms
Control. But...': Interview With Stephen Rademaker, US Assistant Secretary
of State for Arms Control, March 4
- 'Effective Multilateralism': US Statement
to the CD, February 13
- 'Invaluable Opportunities': UN Secretary-General
Annual Message to the Conference on Disarmament, January 21
Developments in 2002
Developments in 2001
CD Update: Disarmament Diplomacy
- September 2001: Annual Session Ends
In Shadow of Attacks in US, by Jenni Rissanen.
- July - August 2001: Special Coordinators Report No Agreement as Session Nears
End, by Jenni Rissanen.
- June 2001: Modest Appointments,
by Jenni Rissanen.
- May 2001: CD Inches Forward: Reform
Coordinators But No Negotiations, by Jenni Rissanen.
- March 2001: CD Concludes First Part
of 2001 Session Empty-Handed , by Jenni Rissanen, and Moving
the CD Agenda, by Rebecca Johnson.
- February 2001: The Search for a
Work Programme: the CD Fighting a Losing Battle?, by Jenni Rissanen.
- December 2000 - January 2001: CD Begins New Year at High Level, but with Low Expectations,
by Jenni Rissanen, and Breaking the CD Impasse, by Vladimir Petrovsky and
Rebecca Johnson, Disarmament Diplomacy No. 53, January 2001.
- September 2000: Silence and Stagnation
as the CD Concludes a Fruitless Year, by Jenni Rissanen.
- June 2000: NPT Outcome Fails to
Kickstart CD, by Jenni Rissanen.
- March 2000: CD Still Deadlocked,
by Jenni Rissanen.
- January - February 2000: CD Split Over Priorities, by Jenni Rissanen.
- September 13, 2001
- September 11, 2001
- September 4, 2001
- August 30, 2001
- August 28, 2001
- August 23, 2001
- August 16, 2001
- August 9, 2001
- August 2, 2001
- June 28, 2001
- June 21 and 22, 2001
- June 14, 2001
- June 7, 2001
- May 31, 2001
- May 23, 2001
- May 17, 2001
- March 27, 2001
- March 22, 2001
- March 15, 2001
- March 8, 2001
- March 1, 2001
- February 22, 2001
- February 15, 2001
- February 8, 2001
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