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Winter snow outside in the grounds of the UN, with the lake beyond, seen through a window of the Council Chamber at the Conference on Disarmament prior to the opening of a plenery session. The Conference on Disarmament, established in 1979, is the only forum for nations to discuss multilateral arms control and disarmament issues. It has a primary focus nuclear weapons control and disarmament. 65 countries, and 38 observer nations, convene annually at the United Nations' Palais des Nations building for three sessions of talks totalling 24 weeks. <br />
Conference on Disarmament. Year 36, 2015 Session 1, Plenary meeting 1329. Presidency of Mexico.