non-proliferation


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Noun1.non-proliferation - the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons); "they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons"; "nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals"
prevention, bar - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
proliferation - a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons); "the proliferation of nuclear weapons"
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Astana will host a seminar on contribution of the UN Security Council Resolution 2004 in regional and global disarmament and non-proliferation on March 11-12, the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan reported.
Our initiatives to strengthen the nuclear non-proliferation regime are a key contribution to global stability, order and security.
UNITED NATIONS, May 6, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey supports all efforts for non-proliferation of all mass destruction weapons especially nuclear weapons, undersecretary at Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has called on North Korea to rethink its February 10 decision to walk out on non-proliferation talks.
presented a number of new proposals to do just this, including tightened national export controls, fully implementing the Biological Weapons Convention by nationally criminalizing activity that violates it, intensified non-proliferation activities, increased domestic preparedness and controls, enhanced biodefense and counter-bioterrorism capabilities, and innovative measures against disease outbreaks.
Grae led the efforts that resulted in Thorium Power becoming one of the first Western companies to contract with Russian nuclear institutes and become one of the first grant recipients from the United States Department of Energy for nuclear non-proliferation related work in Russia.
The Special Assistant appreciated the principled stance taken by these countries on an issue which carried great significance for the global non-proliferation efforts, as well as for strategic stability in South Asia.
The round table, organized by the Regional Centre in partnership with the Government of Nepal and the Committee established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), will discuss the 2016 comprehensive review on the status of implementation of the resolution, the role of regional cooperation, and synergies between the resolution and other disarmament and non-proliferation instruments, such as the Biological Weapons Convention.
We expect that a non-discriminatory, criteria-based approach is followed for extending NSG membership which strengthens the non-proliferation regime," Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, the Pakistan permanent representative to the UN, said on Tuesday.
CAIRO, March 11 (KUNA) -- The Arab Foreign Ministers Council has assigned the secretary general to form an "Elders Panel" to review the Arab anti-armament and nuclear non-proliferation policies.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani called on the world powers to fulfill their commitments with regard to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
Kyrgyzstan, as Chairman of the OSCE Forum for Security Cooperation, enlarged the agenda through inclusion of the issue of non-proliferation of mass destruction weapon, which was supported by all OSCE member states, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.

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