Treaties & Agreements

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): NATO is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty signed in April 1949. It consists of 30 independent member countries across North America and Europe. It is based on a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack …

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International Chemical Weapons Convention

Chemical Weapons Convention: The full name of the treaty is the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction. It is a multilateral treaty banning chemical weapons and requiring their destruction within the stipulated time. Negotiations for the CWC began in 1980 at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament. The …

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