Source Documentation Notes

as of May 11th, 2017

More details and links to additional documents from the UN or national governents related to the goal of world peace and security without nuclear weapons can be found below:

The UN document on General and Complete Disarmament 1961
This document is also known as the "McCloy-Zorin Accords". John McCloy and Valerin Zorin were US and Soviet diplomats who drafted the UN document that was approved unanimously by the UN General Assembly in 1961.
Wikipedia article

Read Accords
US Program for General and Complete Disarmament, U.S. Dept of State, 1961 View Program
America's Strategic Posture, The Final Report of the Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States
Quote from the Executive Summery - "The conditions that might make possible the global elimination of nuclear weapons are not present today and their creation would require a fundamental transformation of the world political order"
View Report
Wikipedia Article on NO FIRST USE of nuclear weapons
"No first use (NFU) refers to a pledge or a policy by a nuclear power to not use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons". Some nations have pledged NFU while others, rejecting calls for adopting the pledge, reserve the right to use nuclear weapons to stop conventional aggression.
View Article
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights View UDHR
The United Nations Charter View Charter
Rome Statute of the International Criminal court 2002 View Statute
Declarations of the Community of Democracies
The Community of Democracies is a coalition of democratic countries, initiated in 1999, with the common goal of strengthening democratic institutions and values at the national, regional, and global levels. The 2005 document expressed the Community of Democracies' "... firm will to promote and strengthen democracy domestically, regionally and globally, in particular through appropriate international organizations and institutions."
Warsaw Declaration

Other Declarations
The 2000 UN Millennium Declaration View Declaration
The NATO Charter View Charter
Wikipedia Article on the Responsibility to Protect View Article