UNODA – OSCE Project on Facilitating Regional Implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004); Mongolia NAP Review Meeting

Start Date: Sep 18 2017
End Date: Sep 20 2017
Location: Vienna, Austria
Meeting Hosted By: The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Meeting Supported By: UNODA, UNRCPD, 1540 Committee

KATHMANDU, 18 September (Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament) – The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) jointly organized a round-table meeting to further develop the National Action Plan (NAP) on the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) of Mongolia. The meeting took place from 18 to 20 September 2017 in the OSCE Head Quarters in Vienna, Austria

Representatives of ministries and state agencies of Mongolia responsible for implementing resolution 1540 (2004) met with the representatives of the Expert Group of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004), UNRCPD, the OSCE and other international organizations to share experiences and assess achievements in their work.

This meeting is a follow-up to the national roundtable event held in Ulaanbaatar of May 2017  It provided an opportunity for the national officials to reflect with international experts on the progress of its NAP development. Participants also focused on complementing it with new national measures with a view to prevent the proliferation of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons and their means of delivery to non-State actors. Special attention was given to the role of national stakeholders in ensuring continued progress and to the coordination of efforts by the relevant international organizations in providing assistance.

This event was implemented as part of the UNODA-OSCE Joint Project for Regional Implementation of UNSCR-1540 in Central Asia and Mongolia.

For further information, please contact Anton Martyniuk, UNSCR 1540 Project Coordinator, United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, at e-mail: