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in genetic terminology, to delete genes that are PATHOGENIC from, for example, a PLASMID or VIRUS.
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NGAs do not focus exclusively on disarmament; they provide ideas on how to address nonproliferation challenges, safely provide for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and handle other timely issues like withdrawal from the NPT.
The German Ambassador hit the nail on the head when he stressed that it was far from rewarding to engage in debates -- as has become customary -- about whether the CD was the only standing multilateral forum mandated to negotiate new agreements on disarmament and non-proliferation.
''I am heartened by the resolve to revitalize the work of the Conference on Disarmament and take forward the multilateral disarmament agenda,'' the U.N.
Earlier this year, the 65-member Conference on Disarmament u the forum that produces multilateral disarmament treaties u broke a deadlock and agreed to negotiations on a fissile material treaty.
Many efforts are underway worldwide to achieve this goal.Aa Earlier this year, the 65-member Conference on Disarmament -- the forum that produces multilateral disarmament treaties -- broke a deadlock and agreed to negotiations on a fissile material treaty.Aa Other issues it will discuss include nuclear disarmament and security assurances for non-nuclear-weapon states.Aa
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said that "the Conference on Disarmament has approved its work program on 29 May 2009, in Geneva, after a deadlock of more than 10 years.
Canadian Ambassador Marius Grinius introduced a related paper called 'Getting the Conference on Disarmament Back to Substantive Work: Food for Thought,' which he hopes will 'promote understanding and dialogue among CD members, and help the CD find its way progressively and positively through the current impasse and to a resumption of its substantive work.' Some excerpts are included below.
Produced annually by the Office of Disarmament Affairs of the United Nations, this reference covers a variety of international activities in the field of disarmament.
Kopel and two of his colleagues noted that a disarmament campaign targeting pastoral tribes along the Kenya-Uganda border has displaced "tens of thousands of people, turning them into starving refugees" In both countries gun possession is illegal except for a politically favored elite, and in recent years the two governments, acting under U.N.
The morning meetings between Kousa and William Burns, the assistant secretary of state for Near East affairs, dealt with payments to the Lockerbie families, whether the Libyans would admit culpability for the attack, and a quid pro quo of disarmament. Libya was widely known to have chemical weapons of mass destruction, and maybe biological agents.
ISLAMABAD -- A senior Pakistani official on WedAnAeAsAday underscored the impAorAtance of the conference on disarmament, saying it was the only representative multilateral forum for negotiating appropriate disarmament frameworks.
If we are to succeed with the disarmament of nuclear weapons, we are dependent on the fact that we involve the states that have nuclear weapons.