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Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu has today welcomed the United States’ decision to ratify the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russia.

The New START treaty limits the number of US and Russian deployed strategic nuclear warheads to 1,550 on each side – a 30 per cent reduction on current levels. It also limits the numbers of delivery vehicles (missiles and bombers), and puts in place a system of bilateral inspections to ensure compliance.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Mr President, Deputy Secretary-General, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,

We are all here as supporters of this very important Treaty - the Convention on Cluster Munitions.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

New Zealand will provide $1.1 million to the Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to help clear unexploded cluster munitions left in the north-east of the country, Disarmam

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Hon Georgina te Heuheu will travel to Vientiane, Laos next week to lead the New Zealand delegation at the First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all of you who have come here tonight to celebrate the entry into force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu says this Sunday marks a significant milestone in the international disarmament calendar with the international treaty banning cluster bombs coming into forc

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

New Zealand will host the annual plenary meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group in Christchurch next week, Disarmament Minister Hon Georgina te Heuheu announced today.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu today welcomed the success of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, which completed its work in New York earlier today (NZ time) with the a

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu today urged all states to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to continue to push for a strong outcome from the Review Conference presently underway i

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu today called on the 189 countries assembled for the Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in New York to seize on this historic oppo

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu has welcomed news that Samoa has ratified the Cluster Munitions Convention.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu has welcomed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement that the United States will work towards adhering to the South Pacific Nucle

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Close on the heels of the Prime Minister's recent attendance at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC, New Zealand's top priority at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference (N

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Forty years after its entry into force on 5 March 1970, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) remains at the heart of the global nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation reg

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Georgina te Heuheu says New Zealanders should be proud of the role New Zealand played in the international banning of cluster bombs.

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control