The IPNDV provides a forum for countries that are serious about making tangible progress on disarmament to work together toward that common goal.
IPNDV brings together both nuclear-weapon and non-nuclear weapons states under a cooperative framework to find solutions to the challenges involved in the verification of nuclear disarmament.
The tenth session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the U .S-Russia New START Treaty took place in Geneva on October 7-20.
Seventy years after the founding of the United Nations, it is worth reflecting on what, together, the members of this body have helped to achieve.
Second Plenary Meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV)
Experts from twenty-five countries, both nuclear weapon states and non-nuclear weapon states gathered in Oslo, Norway from November 16-18, […]
Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this assault on innocent people, going about their lives.
Although cluster munitions remain an integral part of U.S. force capabilities, the United States is committed to reducing the […]
The United States continues to welcome the opportunity these meetings present for a substantive dialogue on ways we can strengthen the Convention and its implementation.
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, 2014 in Geneva.
Some 64 U.S. Army specialists are expected to depart for the Mediterranean in about two weeks aboard an American-owned ship, the Cape Ray, to destroy chemical weapons from Syria.
President Obama has announced his intention to nominate Robert Wood, a Career Member of the Foreign Service, as the next U.S. Ambassador at the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament.
We are assembled here to seek common understanding and effective action to strengthen the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention.
We call for a strong international response to this grave violation of the world’s rules and conscience that will send a clear message that this kind of atrocity can never be repeated.
The U.S. Mission hosted a series of briefings for Member States regarding the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime on August 21st.
The U.S. has a national security stake in defending international prohibitions on the use of chemical weapons. Syria’s apparent “flagrant violation” of that standard demands a response, according to White House Jay Carney.
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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