BWC

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BWCBureau of Workers Compensation
BWCBrunswick (Bowdoin college Amtrak station code; Brunswick, ME)
BWCBradford White Corporation (Ambler, PA)
BWCBeauty Without Cruelty (skin care product company)
BWCBiological Weapons Convention
BWCBody-Worn Camera (US DOJ)
BWCBecause We Care
BWCBaltimore-Washington Conference (United Methodist Church)
BWCBig West Conference (est. 1969; athletic conference)
BWCBandwidth Controller
BWCBureau of Working Conditions (Philippines)
BWCBuy With Confidence
BWCBishop Wisecarver Corporation (California)
BWCBest Workplaces for Commuters (EPA/DOT program promoting commuting efficiency)
BWCBaldwin-Wallace College
BWCBerkeley Water Center (University of California, Berkeley)
BWCBlackberry Web Client
BWCBelden Wire & Cable
BWCBretton Woods Committee (international economic cooperation)
BWCBandwidth Control
BWCBusiness Writing Center
BWCBandwidth Compression
BWCBaha’i World Center (Haifa)
BWCBill Waggoner Crew
BWCBoston Winter Conference (Boston, MA)
BWCBartlesville Wesleyan College (Bartlesville, OK, USA)
BWCBattle Watch Captain
BWCBird Watch Condition (aviation)
BWCBrain Water Content
BWCBaltic Writers' Council
BWCBonded Wine Cellar
BWCBluegrass Whippet Club
BWCChannel Bandwidth
BWCBody Weight Circuit (exercise regimen)
BWCBarracuda WebConsulting (Vienna, Austria)
BWCBowel Wall Circumference
BWCBackward Wave Converter
BWCBoat Wave Commander
BWCBattlewave Commander
BWCBubblegum World Championship
BWCBerlin Winter Camp
BWCBeijing Women's Conference
BWCBatch Wage Change
BWCBridge Within Memory Cell
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Even in regard to the Biological Weapons Convention, it should be noted that the intersessional process that occurs between the review conferences will in 2018 be concentrating on the dual-use issues caused by the recent advances in genome editing.
The North became a Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) signatory in 1987.
'The programme is also designed to support the government's efforts at meeting its non-proliferation obligations under the Biological Weapons convention which include upcoming biosecurity legislation,' Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said today at the end of the workshop.
"As a state party to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), [North Korea] maintains its consistent stand to oppose development, manufacture, stockpiling and possession of biological weapons," the KCNA reported, referencing the 1972 United Nations ban on certain biological weapons.
Pakistan, he said, had prioritized the universalization of the Biological Weapons Convention and the balanced implementation of all its articles.
THE UNITED NATIONS General Assembly seems poised to authorize an historic push to reach the goal set in its inaugural resolution, adopted unanimously by the 47 states left standing at the end of the Second World War: "the elimination from national armaments of atomic weapons and of all other major weapons adaptable to mass destruction." The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) of 1972 and Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) of 1993 have already outlawed the two lesser categories of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), though neither ban is yet universal or watertight.
Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
Students learned about the goals and achievements of the national committee, issues surrounding weapons of mass destruction, the Biological Weapons Convention of 1975, Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997, UN Security Council decision 1540 of 2004 and the measures adopted in the Conventions and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of 1970.
In 1975 the Biological Weapons Convention, the first multilateral disarmament treaty to ban the production and use of an entire category of weapons, was put into effect.
The United States unilaterally began dismantling its own biological weapons (BW) program in 1969, and the use of bacteriological, viral, and other biological agents as weapons of warfare was prohibited by the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) of 1972, which went into effect in 1975.
He called on Israel to sign the non-proliferation treaty and to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), and to sign and ratify the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC).
"Pakistan is a state party to both Chemical Weapons Convention and Biological Weapons Convention and is fully implementing the two regimes," the spokesman said.
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