Nonproliferation must be non-negotiable. There is no room under the NPT for a country to negotiate its way into becoming a nuclear-armed state.
This framework would cut off every pathway that Iran could take to develop a nuclear weapon.
40 years after its entry into force, the Biological Weapons Convention continues to be an essential element in the international community’s efforts to prohibit and eliminate such weapons …
Remarks to the Press Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Olympic Museum Lausanne, Switzerland March 21, 2015 Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you so much for your patience. I know this has been a long few days, and we really are appreciative of everybody’s willingness to wait for long hours for small amounts of information. […]
Secretary Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on May 30 in Geneva as part of the ongoing […]
On May 30, Under Secretary Sherman will join Secretary Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, for meetings with Iranian officials.
The United States has been a strong supporter of the decision by the States Parties to CCW to adopt […]
Every country that joins the BWC sends a powerful message of solidarity with the international community that the possession and use of biological weapons should not be an option.
“March 26th of next year will mark the 40th anniversary of the Entry into force of the Biological Weapons Convention. It’s a short document, but one with big aims.”
States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) meet December 1-5, 2015 in Geneva.
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U.S. Delegation to the CD
The mission of the U.S. Delegation to the Conference on Disarmament is to advance U.S. national security through energetic multilateral diplomacy. It seeks to negotiate and implement effective nonproliferation and disarmament agreements, thereby reducing global threats and also advancing President Obama’s commitment to seek a world free of nuclear weapons. Read more
2013 BWC Meeting of Experts
- Arms Control and International Security: Remarks at the Conclusion of the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference
- Arms Control and International Security: Remarks to the AIA Annual Spring Board of Governors Meeting
- Arms Control and International Security: Missile Defense and the U.S. Response to the North Korean Ballistic Missile and WMD Threat