Media guide to disarmament and arms control

The Geneva Forum recognises the important role played by international media in raising public awareness of the numerous arms control and disarmament issues being dealt with in Geneva – issues that have a significant impact on the security of people all over the world. This Media Guide to Disarmament & Arms Control is designed to help journalists in this task. It contains:

  1. An up-to-date calendar of disarmament and arms control events in Geneva and around the world.
  2. The names and contact details of over 200 experts in 14 issue-areas of disarmament and 6 geographical regions who have agreed to act as media contact points.
  3. Links to further useful information on the Web.


Themes Regions
  • Anti-personnel Landmines
  • Arms Trade
  • Biological & Toxin Weapons
  • Chemical Weapons
  • Conference on Disarmament
  • Conventional Weapons
  • Fissile Material
  • “Inhumane” Weapons
  • Missiles
  • New Technology in Weapons
  • “Non-lethal” Weapons
  • Nuclear Disarmament & Non-proliferation
  • Outer Space
  • Small Arms and Light Weapons


  • Africa
  • Americas
  • Asia-Pacific: East Asia
  • Asia-Pacific: Central & South Asia
  • Europe
  • Middle East