Month: October 2021

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26 October 2021 Hookworms have potential to protect soldiers from chemical, biological weapons (Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis) Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are working to develop the next generation of combat-ready personal protective equipment (PPE). The goal is to develop personalized protective biosystems that would …

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26 October 2021 Chemical Weapons Convention inspection a success (Richmond Register) Inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) conducted the 26th systematic stockpile verification inspection at the Blue Grass Chemical Activity (BGCA) from Oct. 18 to 22. The inspection team assured accountability of every chemical weapon stored at BGCA.

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20 October 2021 In Aftermath of Navalny Poisoning, Chemical Weapons Group Tiptoes Toward Unprecedented Step (RadioFreeEurope) Two dozen years ago, the world’s most sweeping treaty aimed at eliminating chemical weapons came into effect. In addition to establishing The Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the treaty set up a way for its …

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18 October 2021 Germany Response to Russia EC-98/NAT.9 (OPCW) Pursuant to Article IX, paragraph 2 of the CWC, Germany submitted this response to the questions posed by the Russian Federation regarding the Alexei Navalny incident.

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18 October 2021 Sweden Response to Russia EC-98/NAT.12 (OPCW) Pursuant to Article IX, paragraph 2 of the CWC, Sweden submitted this response to the questions posed by the Russian Federation regarding the Alexei Navalny incident.

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18 October 2021 France Response to Russia EC-98/NAT.10 (OPCW) Pursuant to Article IX, paragraph 2 of the CWC, France submitted this response to the questions posed by the Russian Federation regarding the Alexei Navalny incident.

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18 October 2021 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Response to Russia EC-98/NAT.11 (OPCW) Pursuant to Article IX, paragraph 2 of the CWC, the United Kingdom submitted this response to the questions posed by the Russian Federation regarding the Alexei Navalny incident.

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13 October 2021 OPCW Member States from Latin America and the Caribbean equip customs authorities with knowledge on chemical trade control (OPCW) The Head of OPCW’s Implementation Support Branch, Ms Beatrix Lahoupe, remarked: “Customs are a key player in monitoring and controlling the chemical trade, and thereby in global non-proliferation efforts. Customs officers work to …

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11 October 2021 AI will finally remove toxic weapons from the bottom of the sea (Euronews.green) As part of the EU-funded project BASTA (Boost Applied munition detection through Smart date inTegration and AI workflows), the Kiel-based company North.io is using AI tools to more accurately scour the seafloor, analysing the weapons and chemical compounds it …

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8 October 2021 Russia sends counter-demarche over Navalny cast to OPCW – Foreign Ministry (TASS) In the document, the Russian mission asks the OPCW to hand to the permanent missions of the UK, Germany, France and Sweden at the OPCW copies of the verbal note and documents in accordance with item 2 of article 9 …

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