How do States Parties demonstrate compliance in the BTWC?

News - 1 October, 2014

As those involved in WMD non-proliferation will know, verification and compliance issues in the BTWC have a troubled history. Nonetheless there is a general recognition that the Convention needs to have some better tools to enable its States Parties to demonstrate their compliance. How then can the topic be approached, and what specific effective strategies […]

An absence of trust; the peril of ignoring the verification of treaties

News - 19 July, 2011

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: This may come as a bit of a shock, but you simply cannot rely on some nations to do what they agree to in international treaties or what they promise at global conventions. So we need to check. Apart from the fact that nations may feel slighted if their word is […]