Wassenaar Arrangement Current Affairs, GK & News
On June 4, 2020, Indian PM Modi and the Australian PM Scott Morrison held India’s first virtual bilateral summit. The leaders signed several agreements during their meet and also discussed about the COVID-19 measures being implemented in their respective countries. Highlights India and Australia signed the following agreements namely Framework Arrangement on Cyber Enabled critical ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
Topics: bilateral agreement • Cyber-security • India-Australia • Indo-Pacific Region • International Solar Alliance • Ministerial 2+2 Dialogue • MoUs • Nuclear Suppliers Group • United Nations Security Council • virtual summit • Wassenaar Arrangement
In July 2016, India became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). It would be mutually beneficial in the furtherance of international non-proliferation objectives. It marked India’s first entry into any multilateral export control regime. India was able to successfully enter this multilateral export control regime with the unopposed support of ..
India was admitted as the 43rd member of the Australia Group, an informal bloc (group) of countries that keeps a tight control over exports of substances used in making of chemical weapons. Significance The inclusion will help to raise India’s stature in the field of non-proliferation, though it is not signatory to Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ..
India has become the 43rd member of the Australia Group export control regime on January 19, 2018. The inclusion is expected to raise India’s stature in the field of non-proliferation and help in acquiring critical technologies. With this, India has managed entry into Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia Group despite ..
Topics: Arms control • Australia Group • Export • Intergovernmental organizations • Law by country • Missile Technology Control Regime • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Wassenaar Arrangement
India has become the 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement after completing the internal procedures in Vienna on December 8, 2017. The membership will facilitate high-technology tie-ups for country’s defence and space programmes. This membership is the second diplomatic success for India for the membership of export control regimes after it joined the Missile Technology ..
Topics: Arms control • Export • Law by country • Missile Technology Control Regime • Multilateral export control regime • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Wassenaar Arrangement