Statements

12.10.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino on Nuclear Disarmament

19.09.2017: Introductory remarks by Ambassador Biontino on the public panel discussion under the topic “Negative Security Assurances as Practical Steps towards the Final Goal of Global Zero/ A World Without Nuclear Weapons"

14.09.2017: German Statement at the Third Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty CSP3 - International Assistance

13.09.2017: German Statement at the Third Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty CSP3 - Treaty Universalisation

12.09.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Third Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty CSP3, Treaty Implementation

11.09.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontiono at the Third Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty CSP3

04.09.2017: Address by the President of the Convention on Cluster Munition (CCM)

to the participants of the 7.MSP at the joint Swiss/German reception at Chateau Penthes, 4. September 2017

04.09.2017: Statement by the Presidency of the Convention on Cluster Munition (CCM)

on its priorities and results achieved since taking up office at the 6.MSP and expectations for the 7.MSP

28.06.2017: Introductory Remarks : International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) meeting on 28 June 2017 in Geneva.

20.-23.06.2017:Working Group on the “way ahead”: Agenda item 1 and 2

Cessation of the nuclear arms race and nuclear disarmament and Prevention of nuclear war, including all related matters, with a general focus on the ban of the production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons and other explosive devices

12.-13.06.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino:

CCM/RACVIAC Joint Seminar on 12./13. June 2017 in Zagreb The country coalition concept as a possible tool to enhance implementation of the CCM

01.06.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament and Chairman of the Voluntary Trust Fund Selection Committee to the 3rd Preparatory meeting ATT CSP3

23.05.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Wilton Park dialogue: Clearance of improvised explosive devices in the Middle East

02.-12.05.2017: Statement by Ambassadeur Biontino: Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) - Joint Statement to the first session of the NPT PrepCom

02.-12.05.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Cluster I

2.-12.05.2017: Statement by Ambassadeur Biontino at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Cluster II

09.05.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament on Cluster III NPT Preparatory Committee in Vienna

26.04.2017: Welcome Address by Ambassador Biontino at the Outreach event “Innovative project through a unique partnership” DCAF/UNLIREC project on strengthening oversight and building capacities for small arms control in the private security sector

07.04.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino: Chairman of the Voluntary Trust Fund Selection Committee to the 2nd Preparatory meeting ATT CSP3

02.04.2017: Opening of the UN Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards their Total Elimination

16.03.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Regional Seminar "Cooperating to Implement the Convention on Cluster Munition: The Country Coalition Concept"

07.03.2017: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the 1st Meeting of the International Panel on the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons Systems

10.02.2017: Statement Ambassador Biontino at the International Mine Directors’ Meeting Geneva

Panel: The Challenges of Completion The state of play in the CCM and Country Coalitions to Promote the Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

10.02.2017: Statement Ambassador Biontino at the International Mine Directors’ Meeting Geneva

Panel: The Challenges of Completion The state of play in the CCM and Country Coalitions to Promote the Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

31.01.2017: Statement by Ambassador Michael Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament CD Plenary

12.-16.12.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons

12-16.12.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Fifth Review Conference ont the Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)

28.11.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the 15th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction on Cooperation and Assistance

28.11-02.12.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontiono to the 15th Meeting of States parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their destruction

27.10.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino on Explanation of Vote (L. 41, "No")

21.10.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino on Conventional Arms to the Conference on Disarmament in New York

17.10.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino on Nuclear Disarmament to the Conference on Disarmement in New York

14.10.2016: BLM General Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament in New York

14.10.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino on Nuclear Disarmament (NPDI) to the Conference on Disarmament in New York

31 August–2 September 2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Preparatory Committee for the Fifth Review Conference on LAWS

23.08.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Swiss Ambassadors' Conference 2016

Security in Uncertainty: New Approaches to Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Emerging Weapons Technologies: Disarmament and Security Implications

19.08.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Open-ended Working Group taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations (OEWG)

OEWG Report - Explanation of Vote on behalf of Germany

08.-12.08.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the Second Meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the Eight BTWC Review Conference

30.06.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament CD Plenary

22.06.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Informal Conference on Disarmament for Civil Society Forum 2016 New Weapons Technologies

13.06.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the International Security Forum on the Challenges to the Global Security Architecture Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

02.05.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament Open-ended Working Group taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations (OEWG)

02.05.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament Open-ended Working Group taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations (OEWG)

Panel I on measures to reduce and eliminate the risk of accidental, mistaken, unauthorized or intentional nuclear weapon detonations

26.-27.04.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the First Meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the eighth BTWC Review Conference

12.04.2016: Introductory Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Side Event "Private sector perspectives on the development of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems "

11.04.2016: Introductory Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Informal Meeting of Experts on Lethal autonomous weapon systems

04.04.2016: 04.04.2016: Introductory Statement DPR Volker Böhm at the bei Eröffnung der UNMAS-Ausstellung “Mine Action is Humanitarian Action

O2.03.2016: Statement by Deputy Head of Mission Volker Böhm at the APMC Pledging Conference

24.02.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontino to the Conference on Disarmament of the Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

22.02.2016: Statement Ambassador Biontino to the Conference of Disarmament of the Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

17.02.2016: Statement by Volker Boehm to the Conference on Disarmament on the 19th International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and UN Advisors

26.01.2016: Statement by Ambassador Biontiono of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) on the nuclear test by North Korea on Jan 6th, 2016

26.01.2016: Opening-Statement by Ambassador Biontino at the CD Plenary

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