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Record 1 2006-05-31


Subject field(s)
  • Titles of Conventions, Treaties and Agreements (Documents)
  • CBRNE Weapons
  • Protection of Life

Abridged title is: Biological and and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC).


The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction - more commonly known as the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) - was simultaneously opened for signature in Moscow, Washington and London on 10 April 1972 and entered into force on 26 March 1975. The Convention bans the development, production, stockpiling, acquisition and retention of microbial or other biological agents or toxins, in types and in quantities that have no justification for prophylactic, protective or other peaceful purposes. It also bans weapons, equipment or means of delivery designed to use such agents or toxins for hostile purposes or in armed conflict.


  • Titres de conventions, de traités et d'accords (Documents)
  • Armes CBRNE
  • Sécurité des personnes

Titre abrégé : Convention sur les armes biologiques et a toxines.


Signée à Paris, le 13 janvier 1993.


Résolus à travailler en vue de la réalisation de progrès effectifs sur la voie du désarmement général et complet, y compris l'interdiction et la suppression de tous les types d'armes de destruction massive, et étant convaincus que l'interdiction de la mise au point, de la fabrication et du stockage d'armes chimiques et bactériologiques (biologiques), ainsi que leur destruction, par des mesures efficaces, contribueront à la réalisation du désarmement général et complet sous un contrôle international strict et efficace.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Títulos de convenciones, tratados y acuerdos (Documentos)
  • Armas QBRNE
  • Protección de las personas
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