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Disarmament Affairs welcomes incoming president at conference

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 @ 7:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Incoming president of the Conference on Disarmament Henk Cor Van Der Kwast spoke to ambassadors on plans for the continuation of the dialog on nuclear disarmament on Tuesday.
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U.N. disarmament panel's annual debates end with rhetorical skirmish

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 @ 5:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Confrontation was the theme of the closing session of annual debates by the United Nations Disarmament Commission on Wednesday. The main argument came from a representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), An Myong Hun, who said that due to what he called a constant nuclear threat from the U.S., DPRK's nuclear program would not be eliminated unless threats to the DPRK were also eliminated.
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UN Disarmament Commission continues deliberation

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 @ 5:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Political factors at heart of impasse between countries with nuclear weapons and those without
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Ki-moon thanks exiting U.N. disarmament chief for service

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 @ 6:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

After United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) High Representative Angela Kane said she was stepping down, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a statement expressing his gratitude for her tenure on Tuesday.
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Dignitaries from Italy, Ireland and Chile speak at disarmament conference

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 5:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Conference on Disarmament continued on Wednesday with delegates speaking from Italy, Ireland and Chile.
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