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I salute the Arms Control Association … for its keen vision of the goals ahead and for its many efforts to identify and to promote practical measures that are so vitally needed to achieve them. -

– Amb. Nobuyasu Abe
Former UN Undersecretary General for Disarmament Affairs
January 28, 2004
Emerging Technologies
  • September 2, 2015

    The path toward finalizing a code of conduct for outer space remains unclear after delegates from 109 countries met in July to discuss the way forward. 

  • June 4, 2015
  • December 4, 2014

    The European Union says it is ready to begin negotiations on a final draft of its proposed space code, but several countries are still asking for more time.

  • September 29, 2014

    China conducted “a non-destructive test of a missile designed to destroy satellites” on July 23, according to the U.S. State Department.

  • August 29, 2014

    China conducted “a non-destructive test of a missile designed to destroy satellites” on July 23, according to the U.S. State Department.

  • July 2, 2014

    Despite revisions made during a series of meetings, it is unclear whether a proposed code of conduct for activities in outer space will attract the support of key countries.

  • April 1, 2014

    A report by the Secure World Foundation has presented new evidence that a Chinese rocket launch last May was actually a test of a new anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon.

  • January 9, 2014

    After a November meeting in Bangkok, countries are continuing their discussions to iron out the remaining differences over the EU-drafted code of conduct for space activities.

  • December 4, 2013

    Two recent UN resolutions created a new group of governmental experts to follow up on an earlier study that reached consensus conclusions on some of the most contentious issues of state behavior in cyberspace.

  • November 4, 2013

    Delegates from 87 countries meeting in Seoul in mid-October agreed on a framework for developing international cyberspace norms.

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