Official and Govt Documents

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

Author(s): P5 states (China, France, Russia, UK, USA)
19 April 2013

The five Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) nuclear-weapon states, or "P5," met in Geneva on April 18-19, 2013 under the chairmanship of the Russian Federation to build on the 2009 London, 2011 Paris, and 2012 Washington P5 conferences. The P5 reviewed progress towards fulfilling...

Author(s): G8 Foreign Ministers
11 April 2013

The G8 Foreign Ministers have issued a joint statement following their meeting on 10 and 11 April 2013 in London.

Introduction
G8 Foreign Ministers met in London on 10-11 April. The G8 represents a group of nations with a broad range of global interests and with...

Author(s): UN General Assembly official paperwork
2 April 2013

The attached document is a print-out of the voting results for adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty at the General Assembly.  The official UN tally showed 154 votes in favor, three against and 23 abstentions, but diplomats and UN officials said the actual vote was 155-3-22. Apartently...

Author(s): President of the Final UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty
27 March 2013

The attached document is the final draft text presented to delegates for adoption at the Final UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, held 18-28 March 2013 in New York.