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UN Disarmament Documentation


United Nations Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1540 (2004) concerning the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

  • 1540 Committee website
  • Established by Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) to promote the resolution’s implementation
    • Resolution 1540 (2004) calls on States to refrain from supporting non-state actors attempting to acquire, transport or use nuclear, chemical and biological weapons; and requires States to adopt laws to this effect.
    • States report the actions they have taken to implement the resolution to the Committee.
  • The Committee's mandate was extended to 2032 by Security Council resolution S/RES/2663(2022).
  • Document series symbol for working documents
  • Summary records issued, closed meetings' records are restricted: 
    • S/AC.44/SR.-
  • Country reports on implementation of S/RES/1540 (2004) issued as Notes Verbales
    • S/AC.44/year/-
  • Reports to the Security Council as required.
  • Search results from the UN Digital Library for document symbol S/AC.44