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2014 United Nations News
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  • Security Council urges stronger measures to keep chemical, nuclear weapons away from terrorists UN News Centre 07 May 2014 -- While Governments around the world are working hard to keep weapons of mass destruction out of the hands of terrorists, a decade after adopting a landmark resolution on the issue, the United Nations Security Council today said that it "remains gravely concerned by the threat of terrorism, and the risk that non-State actors may acquire, develop, traffic in or use nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery."


  • Honouring victims, UN urges full ratification of Chemical Weapons Convention UN News Centre 29 Apr 2014 -- Marking the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and General Assembly President John Ashe today urged the six reticent Member States to sign and/or ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention which aims to eliminate an entire category of weapons of mass destruction.
  • Ban calls for intensified efforts to remove threat of weapons of mass destruction UN News Centre 28 Apr 2014 -- Ten years after the United Nations Security Council took "bold action" to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts to remove the threat posed by these weapons and to prevent terrorists from acquiring them.




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