Ban Ki-moon Urges the Conference on Disarmament to Develop Treaty Frameworks and Proposals through Structured Discussions
The Conference on Disarmament opened its 2014 session under the Presidency of Israel, hearing a statement from the Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Conference observed a minute of silence in honour of the victims of the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday 17 January. It also adopted its agenda and agreed requests by 33 States to participate in the 2014 session as observers.
News & Media 21 January, the United Nations Office in Geneva: