Definition of Chemical weapons convention
1. Noun. A global treaty banning the production or acquisition or stockpiling or transfer or use of chemical weapons.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemical Weapons Convention
Literary usage of Chemical weapons convention
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"... not sign the chemical weapons convention (CWC) or the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) to convince them that the international community will prevent ..."
2. Review of International Technologies for Destruction of Recovered Chemical by National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"chemical weapons convention The United States ratified the CWC in 1997.1 The CWC prohibits the use of chemical weapons and mandates the elimination of ..."
3. Arms Reduction: Economic Implications in the Post-Cold War Era by Lawrence Robert Klein, Fu-chen Lo, Warwick J. McKibbin (1995)
"Chemical weapons The proposal will build on the president's recent initiate to achieve early completion of the global chemical weapons convention. ..."
4. Consequences of Chinas Military Sales to Iran: Hearing Before the Committee edited by Benjamin A. Gilman (1999)
"Iran's ratification of the chemical weapons convention would ... Unlike the NPT on the nuclear side and the pending chemical weapons convention, ..."
5. Chemical Weapons and Material: Key Factors Affecting Disposal Costs and Schedule by Thomas J. Howard (1999)
"If the United States ratifies the chemical weapons convention, the United States will agree to dispose of its unitary chemical weapons stockpile by April 29 ..."