The spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) poses a threat to the UK and the international community, while indiscriminate trade in conventional arms and the use of certain types of weapons raises serious humanitarian and security concerns.
We're working around the world to promote and implement our policies on nuclear weapons, chemical and biological weapon.
The UK and the international community have repeatedly expressed concern over Iran's nuclear programme. Read our article dispelling ten common myths.
A terrorist attack using nuclear devices represents one of the most destructive risks to global security.
We're working to enforce the ban on chemical weapons through international treaties and conventions.
Looking ahead to the BTWC Review Conference in December 2011.
Read about the UK’s work on nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament, peaceful uses of nuclear energy and nuclear security.