Syria has Neither the Credibility nor the Moral Authority to Assume the Presidency of the CD

Ambassador Robert Wood: Simply put, it is a travesty that the Syrian regime – which continues to indiscriminately slaughter its own people with weapons banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention – should presume to preside over this body.

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Facilitating National Implementation through Assistance and Cooperation: U.S.,U.K. and Canadian Programs

AGENDA 0900-0910   Introductions Ambassador Laura Kennedy   0910-0950   Overview of assistance programs U.S. Department of Defense Assistance Programs Assistant Secretary of Defense Andy Weber Presentation (pdf) U.S. Department of State Assistance Programs  Assistant Secretary Tom Countryman   Presentation (pdf) U.K. Assistance Programs Ambassador Jo Adamson Canada Assistance Programs Ms. Kelly Anderson 0950-1000   Discussion Additional Background Information on United …

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Ambassador Laura Kennedy Named U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues

Laura Kennedy, the United States Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament, has been named as the U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues. Amb. Kennedy will serve in these two capacities concurrently, and as BWC Special Representative will report to the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN), the Department of …

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