Germany as an active partner for global disarmament and arms control

Disarmament, arms control and non‑proliferation play an important role in Germany’s foreign and security policy.


Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) of 1968 is the foundation of the international nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament regime.


Ban on biological and chemical weapons

With the two Conventions of 1975 and 1997 on the ban of chemical and biological weapons, important steps were taken on the path to ending the use biological and chemical agents. more

Conventional arms control

Precisely because of its success, the importance of conventional arms control is hardly recognized today. Therefore, it is necessary to raise and maintain awareness of the signi­ficance of arms control. more


Here you find a selection of current projects in the fields of disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation. more

2016 Annual Disarmament Report adopted

On 12 April 2017, the German cabinet adopted the 2016 Annual Disarmament Report (Bundestag printed paper no. 18/11968). more

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