State Department continues to work with Congress on Iran sanctions

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. State Department continues to work with Congress on sanctions legislation related to Iran in an effort to convince Iran to comply with international obligations, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Celestar Corporation receives contract with U.S. State Department

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Celestar Corporation, a Tampa, Florida-based provider of consulting services, announced a contract on Wednesday with the U.S. State Department to support a program meant to prevent the smuggling of nuclear weapons.
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3rd Session of 2013 Conference on Disarmament begins

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific announced on Tuesday that the 3rd session of its Conference of Disarmament has begun.
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Death toll rising in Afghanistan

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The number of Afghanis killed or injured since January has risen by 23 percent compared to the death toll last year, causing the United Nations to plea for increased civilian protection.
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New study shows restriction of mobility could slow epidemic

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Responding to an epidemic or bioterrorist attack with moderate travel restrictions could effectively control contagion in densely populated areas, according to a study published on Wednesday in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
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Kerry says skeptics about Middle East peace are wrong

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Iran seeks position on U.N. disarmament committee

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A spokesman for Iran's U.N. mission confirmed on Tuesday that Iran is seeking a key spot on the U.N. General Assembly's First Committee.
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OPCW hosts 14th Associate Programme

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons began its 14th Annual Associate Programme on Friday, which will train representatives from 31 States Parties on peaceful uses of chemistry.
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U.S. says continued Afghanistan attacks show Taliban's disregard for human life

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An increase in civilian casualties from 2012 to 2013 in Afghanistan demonstrates the Taliban's disregard for human life, the State Department said on Wednesday.
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U.S. hopes that Iranian President-elect will reach diplomatic solution on nuclear program

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hassan Rouhani
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Iraq sees one of the deadliest months in years

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. News Centre reported on Thursday that July has been one of the deadliest months in years in Iraq.
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United Nations planning trip to investigate chemical weapon use in Syria

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The High Representative for Disarmament Affairs disclosed the results of discussions held with the Government of Syria on the peaceful investigation of alleged chemical weapon use United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday.
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NNSA conducts training on radiological response at IAEA headquarters

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration announced on Thursday that it conducted an international radiological assistance program training for emergency response advanced training course last week in Vienna, Austria.
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U.N. Security Council's 1540 Committee visits Grenada

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A delegation of the U.N. Security Council's 1540 Committee's Working Group on Monitoring and National Implementation visited Grenada this week after receiving an invitation from the government.
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Ban makes statement on Democratic Republic of Congo

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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President signs Executive Order to improve chemical facility safety

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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CTBTO Executive Secretary Zerbo plans to visit China

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lassina Zerbo, the new executive secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, recently announced plans to take a trip to China on August 4.
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Elusys releases data on anthrax anti-toxin

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Elusys Therapeutics, Inc., released data on Wednesday regarding three recent studies of its anthrax anti-toxin ETI-204.
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Corker comments on secrecy in foreign policy

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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U.N. missions in Côte d'Ivoire, Darfur and Cyprus will continue

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council met on Wednesday and decided to extend U.N. peacekeeping operations in Côte d'Ivoire, Darfur and Cyprus.
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