CTED holds workshop on implementation of Resolution 1624

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee organized a three-day event recently in Algiers, Algeria for North Africa to cover the implementation of Resolution 1624.
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International Civil Aviation Organization outlines anti-terrorism efforts

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Civil Aviation Organization's Air Transport Bureau Director Boubacar Djibo spoke with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee on June 27 in New York about the organization's anti-terrorism efforts .
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CTBTO holds public policy course

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization gave a public policy course from July 15 to 19 on the in-depth nuances of the political and diplomatic themes and issues related to the treaty.
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New CTED Executive Director Laborde addresses U.N. Security Council

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jean-Paul Laborde
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Senate committee announces passage of Personnel Protection Act of 2013

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced the passage on Friday of a new bill that will prevent future attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts.
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U.S. says U.N. must have full access to Syria in chemical weapons investigation

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Russia states Iran sanctions won't end nuclear problems

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Russia said on Thursday that stricter sanctions by the United States House of Representatives will not end the nuclear dispute with Iran.
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Sen. John McCain advises against reinstating Dempsey and Winnefeld

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sen. John McCain
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U.S. will continue to use necessary tools to fight terrorism

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. would never deprive itself of an effective tool against counterterrorism, including the potential continued use of drones against terrorists, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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U.S. State Department expresses concern about Iran sanctions bill

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. State Department has concerns over the specific contents of a proposed Iran sanctions bill that recently passed the House of Representatives, a department spokesperson said on Thursday.
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Iran comments on U.S. sanctions

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran's foreign minister, Abbas Araqchi, gave a remark on Thursday about the new U.S. sanctions against Iran's nuclear program.
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ECBC partners with JPEO-CBD for new Field Deployment Hydrolysis System

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency signed an agreement on June 27 with the Joint Program Executive Office of Chemical and Biological Defense for technology transfer.
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U.S. takes steps to protect American people from potential Arabian Peninsula threat

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. President Barack Obama instructed his national security team last week to take all necessary actions to protect Americans from a potential threat from the Arabian Peninsula, the White House said on Sunday.
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Interpol conference focuses on response to radiological and nuclear terrorism

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Approximately 60 officers from nine South and Central American countries recently attended a meeting of the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, meant to develop a coordinated regional approach to preventing terrorism.
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Interpol releases security alert following prison escapes

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interpol General Secretariat headquarters issued a global security alert on Saturday advising its 190 member countries to watch out for terrorist activities.
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GAO reports Homeland Security's ISCD needs to improve its processes

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office reported in April that the Department of Homeland Security's Infrastructure Security Compliance Division needs better processes for risk assessment and outreach programs for chemical facilities.
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White House congratulates the Iranian people as Iran inaugurates Rouhani

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hassan Rouhani
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Coalition of U.S. senators urge President Obama to endorse tougher sanctions on Iran

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A coalition of 76 U.S. senators sent a bipartisan letter on Friday to President Barack Obama calling for tougher sanctions against Iran, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations said on Monday.
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban gives statement on Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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House Energy and Commerce Committee requests study of DHS's BioWatch

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bipartisan leaders from the House Energy and Commerce Committee requested the Government Accountability Office conduct an evaluation of the Department of Homeland Security's BioWatch program in observance of the Generation-3 program.
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