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effects of developments in the biological and chemical sciences on CW disarmament negotiations

Vitaliĭ P. Zubov

effects of developments in the biological and chemical sciences on CW disarmament negotiations

by Vitaliĭ P. Zubov

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Published by SIPRI, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical warfare.,
  • Toxicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[Vitali Zubov].
    ContributionsStockholm International Peace Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447 .Z85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3900695M
    LC Control Number81462790

    Approach it from the ban on chemical warfare, and the Geneva Protocol and its links to the International Criminal Court or the United Nations—in particular, the UN Secretary-General’s mechanism to investigate alleged use of chemical or biological weapons (CBW)—may take centre stage. The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR—an intergovernmental organization within the United Nations—conducts research on disarmament and security. UNIDIR is based in Geneva, Switzerland, the centre for bilateral and multilateral disarmament and non-proliferation negotiations, and home of the Conference on Size: KB.

    Chemical warfare (CW) involves using the toxic properties of chemical substances as type of warfare is distinct from nuclear warfare and biological warfare, which together make up NBC, the military acronym for nuclear, biological, and chemical, all of which are considered "weapons of mass destruction" (WMDs). “Chemical Warfare Agents: “The tests were not conducted to study the effects of chemical and biological weapons on human health. Instead, those on land were to learn more about how chemical and biological weapons would be affected by climate, environment and other combat conditions. the UK’s national academy of sciences, to.

    The proliferation of chemical and biological weapons is the greatest threat the world faces today. Far easier to make than nuclear bombs, their effects are scarcely less devastating. And many of the world’s most dangerous regimes – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya and North Korea – either possess them, or are trying to get hold of them. The “Australia Group” (AG) is an informal consultative group of nations (38 countries plus the European Commission) that meet annually with the objective “to ensure, through licensing measures on the export of certain chemicals, biological agents, and dual-use chemical and biological manufacturing facilities and equipment, that exports of.


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Effects of developments in the biological and chemical sciences on CW disarmament negotiations by Vitaliĭ P. Zubov Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of developments in the biological and chemical sciences on CW disarmament negotiations. Stockholm: SIPRI, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Vitaliĭ P Zubov; Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

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1 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE i. 2 The Coat of Arms Medical Department of the Army A etching by Vassil Ekimov of an original color print that appeared in The Military Surgeon, Vol XLI, No 2, ii. 3 The first line of medical defense in wartime is the combat medic.