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UN General Assembly’s First Committee

The 75th session of the UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security began in New York on 5 October 2020.

Ahead of proceedings, INEW contributed to a briefing book compiled by Reaching Critical Will.


Key statements on EWIPA:

INEW statement to the UN General Assembly’s First Committee 2020, delivered by Ms. Mahpekay Sidiqi via video. Written version available here.


INEW’s overviews of proceedings:

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 2020’s First Committee are available here.

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