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06 Sep. 2021 210906a-004.jpg - NATO Secretary General at the 17th Annual NATO Conference on, Arms Control, Disarmament and Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation, 76.43KB

NATO Secretary General sets out arms control priorities

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday (06 September 2021) said Allies must work more together to preserve the Non-Proliferation treaty, strengthen and modernise arms control, and respond to violations.
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NATO Secretary General stresses importance of nuclear disarmament

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday (10 November 2020) said that the world needs to urgently pursue nuclear arms control and disarmament but cautioned that this had to happen in a balanced, reciprocal and verifiable way.
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Statement by the North Atlantic Council on the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury

The UK briefed the North Atlantic Council today on the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury on 4 March.
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Finland hosts annual NATO conference on proliferation challenges

More than 100 high-level officials and experts from over 50 countries and international organisations met in Helsinki from 29 to 30 May 2017 to discuss multilateral non-proliferation regimes and initiatives in view of a changing security environment. They also addressed regional proliferation challenges in the Middle East and in Asia, as well as NATO’s policies and other international organisations’ efforts in the area of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) arms control and disarmament.
17 May. 2017

NATO and Partners to discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-proliferation and Arms Control in Helsinki

As a valued NATO Partner, Finland will host the 13th Annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation from 29 to 30 May 2017 in Helsinki.
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NATO welcomes 20th anniversary of Chemical Weapons Convention

NATO welcomed the 20th anniversary of the Convention on Chemical Weapons on Saturday (29 April 2017), in a letter from Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Mr Stoltenberg praised the OPCW’s work, noting that 94% of all declared chemical weapons worldwide have been eliminated under their monitoring over the past 20 years, with the remainder to be destroyed within six years.
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Deputy Secretary General calls for efforts to strengthen non-proliferation regime

NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow opened the twelfth annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament, and Non-proliferation in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Monday (9 May 2016). “With the breadth of challenges before us, it is essential that we work together to develop an ever stronger and more comprehensive approach to today’s WMD and CBRN threats,” he said.
29 Apr. 2016

NATO and partners to discuss non-proliferation and arms control in Ljubljana

The twelfth Annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation, will take place in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana from 9 to 10 May 2016.
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Fighting weapons of terror

Recent terrorist attacks across Europe have shown that terrorism remains a real threat to Alliance populations. So does the risk that terrorist groups consider the use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials as weapons. This year, NATO’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre (WMDC) is celebrating its 15th anniversary and stepping up its activities to respond to these threats.
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Qatar hosts annual NATO conference on proliferation challenges

Participants from nearly 50 nations across five continents met in Doha, Qatar on 1-3 March to discuss current threats and challenges posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) including in the Middle East and Asia. The event provided an informal forum to exchange views on key issues ahead of the 2015 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference in spring.

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