Azerbaijani Chairmanship

to the Non-Aligned Movement

2019-2022

Azerbaijan delivered a statement on behalf of the States Parties of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC)


The 2019 Meeting of States Parties (MSP) to the Convention on Biological Weapons concluded its four-day session on 6th of December in United Nations Office at Geneva.

With its 183 States Parties, the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, popularly known as Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) prohibits biological and toxin weapons through their entire cycle, and is a key element in the international community's efforts to address the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and States Parties' endeavors to improve national security in an increasingly volatile global environment. The delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan in its capacity as the chair of the NAM in Geneva delivered a statement on behalf of the States Parties of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.

December 6, 2019