The Bureau’s core missions within the U.S. Department of State concern arms control, verification and compliance with international arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements or commitments. See the Treaties and Agreements link for text and additional information.
The IAEA is the depositary of key international conventions and legal agreements. Additionally, the Agency is entrusted with responsibilities under other treaties and agreements that States have adopted.
Since 1978 the United Nations has been publishing the status of multilateral Arms Regulation and Disarmament Agreements, presenting data on signatories, parties of relevant agreements and the texts of the agreements themselves.