The 74th session of the UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security began in New York on 7 October 2019.
Key statements on EWIPA:
INEW statement to the UN General Assembly’s First Committee 2019
Seventy-one states call for action on impact of explosive weapons in joint statement to UN General Assembly
INEW’s overviews of proceedings:
First Committee 2019 update – week 1
First Committee 2019 update – week 2
First Committee 2019 update – week 3
For more detailed information, Reaching Critical Will issues a weekly First Committee Monitor, a collaborative NGO effort undertaken to make the work of the First Committee more transparent and accessible.
Country statements, resolutions, and other documents relating to 2019’s First Committee are available here.