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International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation

International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation also known as The Hague Code of Conduct was established in 2002.It is a voluntary, legally non-binding international measure that seeks to prevent the proliferation of ballistic missiles that are capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The HCoC does not ban ballistic missiles, but it ..


Biological And Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC)

BWC is the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the development, production and stockpiling of an entire category of weapons of mass destruction. The convention stipulates that states shall cooperate bilaterally or multilaterally to solve compliance issues. The BWC has 180 States Parties as of January 2018, with the State of Palestine the most recent to become a ..


UN says threat of a hacking attack on Nuclear Plants is growing

The UN has warned that vicious non-state groups who seek weapons of mass destruction are capable of creating a mass disruption using cyber technologies and launch a hacking attack on a nuclear power plant’s computer system which will result in the uncontrolled release of radiation. In the Security Council meeting, the focus was on ways to ..