Statement on behalf ofthe Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) at the Follow-up to the 2010 High Level Meeting on “Revializing the Work of the Conference on Disarmament and Taking Forwa...
It is regrettable that for more than a decade, the multilateral disarmament machinery, and the CD in particular, have not met the expectations of the international community, as expressed in the final document of the SSOD I
I have at the same time to express the EU's disappointment with the absence of progress since the High Level Meeting last September. We are nonetheless hopeful that our deliberations today will prove an opportunity to heed the calls
We reiterate that the Conference on Disarmament must immediately start negotiations of an fissile material cut-off treaty (FMCT). The FMCT is a litmus test: is the international community serious about disarmament efforts?
Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and unity of Côte d’Ivoire, and recalling the importance of the principles of good-neighbourliness, non-interference and regional cooperation