• Tlatelolco Treaty : France concludes an amended Small Quantity (...)

    14 September 2017

    Tlatelolco Treaty : France concludes an amended Small Quantity (...)

    France is party to both protocols to the Treaty aiming at prohibitin nuclear weapons in Latin American and the Caribbean (Tlatelolco treaty). With the signature of this trilateral agreement between France, the IAEA and the European Atomic Energy Community, France will be a nuclear weapon State with an amended Small Quantity Protocol into in the region covered by the Treaty.

  • Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: fifth thematic (...)

    1 September 2017

    Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: fifth (...)

    In the context of the negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the fifth thematic informal session will be held in Vienna on the fourth and fifth of September 2017. This session will focus on migrant smuggling and trafficking in persons.

  • International day against nuclear tests: France is committed to the ban of (...)

    30 August 2017

    International day against nuclear tests: France is committed to (...)

    France reaffirms the urgency and importance of the cessation of all types of nuclear explosion, as stated in the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT).

  • Adoption of a treaty banning nuclear weapons (New York, 7 July (...)

    7 July 2017

    Adoption of a treaty banning nuclear weapons (New York, 7 July (...)

    Like many States, France did not take part in the negotiations of this instrument unsuited to the international security context and to which France does not intend to become a party. In accordance with its obligations under the NPT, France remains determined to pursue the next concrete steps towards nuclear disarmament, giving priority to the entry into force of the CTBT and the negotiation (...)

  • 56th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the COPUOS (March (...)

    31 March 2017

    56th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the COPUOS (March (...)

    The subcommittee in charge of the legal questions pertaining to the peaceful uses of outer space holds its 56th session in Vienna, from 27 March to 7 April 2017. This year will also mark the 50h anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty opened for signature in 1967.

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