Meeting on nuclear test ban treaty rescheduled for mid-November

A meeting aimed at promoting the entry into force of a nuclear test ban accord, which had been postponed in the wake of the terrorist attacks against the United States, has been rescheduled for mid-November, a United Nations spokesman announced today.

UN advisory board recommends measures to reduce risk of nuclear war

A United Nations advisory board has forwarded seven recommendations to the General Assembly on ways of reducing the risk of nuclear war.

Annan concerned over slow progress in eliminating nuclear weapons

Kofi Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has voiced concern over the lack of progress in eliminating weapons of mass destruction.