Biological weapons and toxins

Introduction
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Patterns in participation: the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, 2010-14

November 7, 2016  Comments are off
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Participation data for the international meetings between 2010 and 2014 of thirteen multilateral forums addressing disarmament and weapons issues* shows the significant underrepresentation of lower income countries, certain regions and women in these processes. Lower income countries are less likely to be... Read more

Syria and the significance of global norms on weapons

August 29, 2013  No comments
Syria and the significance of global norms on weapons

Human Rights Watch map of cluster munition strikes in Syria   The Syrian population has been suffering the effects of conflict for over two years with no end in sight. There has been a massive collective failure by all parties... Read more

A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons

May 3, 2011  No comments
A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons

By Brian Rappert 3 May 2011 International efforts to place limits on the means and methods of conflict have undergone something of a transformation in recent decades.  Traditional state centered approaches deemed arms control and disarmament as matters of NATIONAL... Read more