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Myanmar Joins Chemical Weapons Convention

8th July 2015

Myanmar deposited its instrument of ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention on 8 July.  After 30 days, the Convention will enter into force for Myanmar, raising its membership to 191 States Parties. Welcoming Myanmar’s Foreign Minister, Mr Wunna Maung Lwin, today… [source: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons]

Conference on Disarmament Hears Statements from Myanmar as President, Malaysia on behalf of ASEAN, Pakistan, Brazil and Finnland

9th June 2015

The Conference on Disarmament this morning heard statements from Myanmar as incoming President of the Conference, Malaysia on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Pakistan, Brazil and Finland. Ambassador Maung Wai of Myanmar, incoming President of the Conference… [source: United Nations Office in Geneva UNOG]