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Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related Issues
Austria Hosts NNSA Radiological Response Training Program
Austria this week is hosting a U.S.-sponsored course on responding to a radiological terrorist attack. Two dozen individuals from 15 nations are slated to participate, according to a National Nuclear Security Administration release (see GSN, April 19, 2007).
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Oct. 20, 2014
This report is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details implementation efforts in Central America, South America and the Caribbean to-date.
Jan. 9, 2014
The UNSCR 1540 implementation process in sub-Saharan Africa has been slow. As of October 2011, 26 of the 48 states in the region have submitted 1540 national reports.