Mongolia’s Efforts Toward Ensuring Implementation of BWC Presented www.montsame.mn
A conference to review the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) is being held in Geneva between November 28 and December 16.
During the General Debate which took place on the first day of the conference, Mongolia’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other international organizations D. Gerelmaa delivered remarks, presenting the measures taken by the Government of Mongolia in ensuring the implementation of the BWC.
In her remarks, she reiterated that the Government of Mongolia stands committed to implementing the BWC within the framework of its peace-loving foreign policy. While stressing the importance of mutually sharing knowledge and experience within the framework of realizing the BWC and further consolidating cooperation between the member states while giving details on the measures carried out by the Government of Mongolia in this sphere.
The BWC is a key element in the international community’s efforts to address weapon of mass destruction proliferation and it has established a strong norm against biological weapons. The Convention has reached almost universal membership with 184 States Parties and four Signatory States.