Marines take part in CBRN test in Japan

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialists with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, III Marine Expeditionary Force, recently performed a CBRN response test in Japan to prepare for future CBRN incidents.
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U.S. and Russia sign bilateral framework on threat reduction

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. and Russia signed a new bilateral framework on threat reduction on Friday in an effort to reinforce the countries' longstanding partnership on nonproliferation, the White House announced on Monday.
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Mine Ban Treaty discussed during intersessional meeting

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Landmines
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El Salvador hosts course for first responders to chemical incidents

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

El Salvador hosted a basic course for first-responders to chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals from June 10 to 14 at the System for Central American Integration Secretariat in San Salvador.
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G8 supports U.N. investigation of chemical weapons use in Syria

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The G8 countries reached a consensus that there should be a U.N. investigation with access to reports of chemical weapons use in Syria, the White House said on Tuesday.
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G8 leaders urge North Korea and Iran to abide by international obligations

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The leaders of the G8 urged Iran and North Korea to fully comply with international obligations related to the two countries' nuclear programs, the White House said on Tuesday.
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NATO Secretary General Rasmussen welcomes Afghan transition

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anders Fogh Rasmussen
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OPCW Scientific Advisory Board holds 20th session

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Scientific Advisory Board held its 20th session on June 10 to 14 in The Hague, during which it expressed the importance of upholding its expertise in science and technology.
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G8 leaders condemn chemical weapons use in Syria

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

G8 leaders
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U.S. and Russia release joint statement on counterterrorism

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.N. Secretary General Ban meets with Chinese leadership

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Morpho Detection announces purchase from Brazil

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Morpho Detection, Inc., announced on Tuesday that Brazil's national airport operator, Infraero, has purchased 45 Itemiser DX desktop explosive trace detection systems.
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President Obama announces further steps toward world without nuclear weapons

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.S. announces new guidance for nuclear weapons employment

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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China calls for Iranian nuclear discussion

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chinese government announced on Wednesday that it is eager to continue peaceful nuclear negotiations through multilateral dialogue with Iran.
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New study gives insight to developing medical treatment to counter radiation

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Deinococcus radiodurans
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North Korea will not get new talks until it takes credible steps toward denuclearization

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is still open to talks with North Korea if it takes concrete steps toward denuclearization, including honoring the 2005 joint statement of the Six-Party Talks, the State Department said on Wednesday.
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U.S. condemns al-Shabaab's attack on U.N. in Somalia

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. condemns a despicable attack by al-Shabaab against U.N. workers in Somalia, National Security spokesperson Caitlin Hayden said on Wednesday.
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New realignment in ECBC helps advance protection

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center announced on Wednesday a realignment of collective and individual equipment into the Joint Service Physical Protection Engineering Branch.
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ICAN deems creation of a nuclear weapon ban treaty urgent

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

President Obama made a speech on Tuesday in Berlin that aroused a response from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons to address the urgency of the creation of a proposed treaty.
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