Overview

The Third Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction was held from 14 to 18 November 2022. Pursuant to decision (A/CONF.236/DEC.4) by the Conference, the President of the Third Session of the Conference is Lebanon.

Outcome

Report

A/CONF.236/2022/L.3 DRAFT Report of Third Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Please note the report of the third session is attached as adopted on 18 November 2022, however it is still in draft (L3) version as it in process for official publication into the official languages of the UN.

Officers

President of the Third Session

Ms. Jeanne Mrad, Charge d’Affairs of Lebanon, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Lebanon to the United Nations

Career diplomat with 20 years of working experience at the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and five overseas assignments, four of which she served them in multilateral posts, namely in Geneva, Vienna and New York, and which have provided her with an array of diversified multifaceted experiences on different levels. She had previously served as the Chair of the G77 Group Task Force on UNODC, Chair of the Arab Experts Group for UNIDO and UNODC, and was elected Chair of the G77 Group Task Force on UNIDO by the Asian Group.Chairing and coordinating the work of three Task Forces consecutively have made me develop my skills as a resourceful problem-solver, who uses her initiative and organizational skills to get the job done.

She handled IAEA matters during her second round in Vienna where she embarked in the details of the file in its political dimension through IAEA policy Making Organs as well as in its bilateral aspects through Agency's Technical cooperation program. Multilateralist to the bone, holder of Master degree in Law, she is proficient in Arabic, French and English.

Secretariat

Secretary-General of the Conference

Mr. Xiaoyu Wang 
+1 212 963 9440
wangxy@un.org

Conference Focal Point

Ms. Marya Canham
+1 917 367 6369
canham@un.org

Participation of other observer entities & side events

Ms. Diane Barnes
+1 212 963 9169
diane.barnes@un.org

Media/Press

Ms. Suzanne Oosterwijk
+1 917 367 2556
suzanne.oosterwijk@un.org

Information for Participants

Information for participating States, observer States and invited International Organizations (A/CONF.236/2022/INF/1/Rev.1)

Information for participation by Intergovernmental Organizations (A/CONF.236/2022/INF/2/Rev.1)

Information for participation by Non-Governmental Organizations (A/CONF.236/2022/INF/3)

Media/Press enquiries:

Ms. Suzanne Oosterwijk (Tel: +1 917 367 2556, Email: suzanne.oosterwijk@un.org)

If you would like to attend the conference as media and are not currently an accredited UN correspondent, please visit the Media Accreditation website to apply for credentials.

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