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Countering Chemical and Biological Weapons (CBW) proliferation [WP871]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • How can chemical and biological weapons (CBW) anti-proliferation regimes be strengthened?
  • What issues are likely to be contentious at the 2008 Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Review Conference?
  • What future for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)?
  • How can acquisition of CBW by terrorists be prevented?
  • Do new technological developments blur the distinction between CW and BW?
  • With what effect on regimes?

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