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zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East

Prawitz, Jan.

zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East

by Prawitz, Jan.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear-weapon-free zones -- Middle East.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Prawitz and James F. Leonard.
      ContributionsLeonard, James F., United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1974.74.M627 P73 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 134 p. ;
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL600919M
      ISBN 109290451149
      LC Control Number96194507

      A Middle East Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Roadblocks and Opportunities () What is needed is a multi-layered dialogue to engage a critical mass of policy-makers, opinionmakers and civil society from across the ME’s political and socio-cultural spectrum.   At the UN General Assembly in October , in response to a proposal by the Arab League, a resolution was passed to convene a conference on establishing a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. The General Assembly resolution stated that the conference would be predicated on Continued.

        Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a regional zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.   By Hossam Eldeen Aly. A key part of the final document of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference is the agreement to convene a conference in on the establishment of a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the Middle East.

      The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction now underway at the United Nations in New York provides a belated but important opportunity to address regional security, non-proliferation and disarmament matters in the region of the Middle East.   A Middle East Free Zone. the IPFM proposes that discussions be launched among the members of a possible Middle East zone free of weapons of mass destruction on .


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Zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East by Prawitz, Jan. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description The establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a concept more recently broadened to cover all weapons of mass destruction (WMD), has been before the international community for decades. The Pursuit of a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East: A New Approach 27 July The stalemate over negotiation on a WMD-free zone damages not only relationships and trust between states in the region, but also the strength and credibility of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

A new approach is : Tomisha Bino. A Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East (New York, Genf UNIDIR, ). 3 On the geographical scope issue, cf. Department of Disarmament Affairs, United Nations: Effective and Verifiable Measures Which Would Facilitate the Establishment of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in the Middle East: Report of the.

The Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (ME WMDFZ) Project, which will be carried out over three years, has four objectives: To fill an important research gap related to how the issue of the ME WMDFZ has evolved over time, including lessons for current and future prospects; To build analytic capacity to support new thinking on regional security issues and the zone, including drawing on.

zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, including the declaration on a nuclear weapon-free zone adopted by the UN General Assembly in and most recently in and the resolution on achieving a Weapons of Mass Destruction free.

The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction now underway at the United Nations in New York provides a belated but important opportunity to address regional security, non-proliferation and disarmament matters in the region of the Middle East.

The Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone, NPT Review Conference, and Pathways Forward. Event at the Palais des Nations in Geneva examining WMD non-proliferation in the Middle East and NPT RevCon. WHAT: The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) is pleased to invite you to an event exploring WMD arms control, disarmament, and non.

General Assembly decision A/73/ (22 December ) “entrusts the Secretary-General with the convening, no later than of a conference on the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction”.

Pursuant to the decision, all the States of the region were invited to consultations. Ten Steps toward a Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone in the Middle East Various ideas for establishing a WMD-free zone in the Middle East were first voiced in the early s.

Cold War confrontation between the two superpowers was compounded in the region by a tense stand-off between the State of Israel and the. The most dramatic use of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East took place during the Iran-Iraq War of Iraq first used mustard gas and then more sophisticated nerve agents.

It not only steadily intensified its chemical attacks on Iranian troop concentrations, but sometimes attacked Kurdish towns and civilians. The foundational multilateral document for the broader idea of a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone – a phrase that unfortunately yields the entirely unpronounceable acronym of MEWMDFZ – is the “Resolution on the Middle East” adopted at the NPT Review and Extension Conference, at which all NPT Parties also agreed to.

Establishing a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East: Current Status and Prospects 31 March On 19 Marchthe VCDNP, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Japan, hosted a panel discussion on the establishment of a zone free of nuclear weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction (WMDFZ) in the Middle East.

Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Letters addressed to the Secretary-General confirming support for declaring the Middle East a region free from weapons of mass destruction.

The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction is presided over by Ambassador Sima Bahous of Jordan.

This matter has been before the international community since and remains controversial and unresolved to. Statement by H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly - Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Achieving peace in the Middle East will ultimately be contingent on minimising and finally eliminating the possession of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the region.

To achieve this, the States Parties of the Non-Proliferation Treaty have been mandated since to take forwards negotiations on a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the. First put forth by Egypt inthe Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone (WMDFZ) proposal expanded on longstanding calls to establish a Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone (NWFZ) in the Middle East.

Both measures, intended to be pursued in parallel, have garnered broad international support but practical progress has since been elusive. Zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East.

New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Online version: Prawitz, Jan. Zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. VIENNA, Nov 20 (IPS) – A historic conference on the Middle East opened at the United Nations in New York on 18th November and will continue until 22nd November.

The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction is presided over by Ambassador Sima Bahous of Jordan. This matter has been before. Summary: "The establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a concept more recently broadened to cover all weapons of mass destruction (WMD), has been before the international community for decades.

mass destruction has been proposed for many years. progress has been hindered by agreements both about terms and, steps to promote the zone, mainly by regional players.

cns has worked for many years on the zone issue. we explored the logical and legal aspects of how we can expand the zone. in novemberthe unit -- u.n. general assembly adopted a resolution asking the .An important variation is a proposed Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone (MWWMDFZ), which would also involve fully verified prohibitions on biological and chemical weapons capabilities.1To its supporters, the resolution would extend the security from the dangers of nuclear war that other regions already enjoy, enhanced by regional Nuclear Weapons Free Zones (NWFZ).

On 18 Octoberthe VCDNP hosted a joint seminar with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the Academic Peace Orchestra Middle East (APOME) that addressed the complex set of issues related to the conclusion of a zone free of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the Middle East.

At the seminar, Mr. Marc Finaud, GCSP Arms Proliferation Cluster Leader and .