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The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament

7th October 2014

On Monday 7 October 2014, on the sidelines of the first day of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations organized a High Level Discussion to mark the launch of… [source: UNODA]

Myanmar set to ratify Biological Weapons Convention

30th September 2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs Wunna Maung Lwin told the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday that Parliament had approved the government’s proposal to ratify the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) of 1972. Parliament approved the country's accession to the convention… [source: Eleven (Myanmar)]