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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

II. Biological weapon disarmament and non-proliferation

Chapter:
12. Chemical, biological and health security threats
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2022
Author(s):
Filippa Lentzos, Una Jakob

The principal legal instrument against biological warfare is the 1972 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, BWC).1 The treaty has 184 states parties and 4 signatory states. Ten states have neither signed nor ratified the convention. No state joined the treaty in 2021.

Citation (MLA):
Lentzos, Filippa, and Una Jakob. "12. Chemical, biological and health security threats." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 28 Jan. 2023. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-012-div1-064.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Lentzos, F., & Jakob, U. (2016). 12. Chemical, biological and health security threats. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2022: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 28 Jan. 2023, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-012-div1-064.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Lentzos, Filippa, and Una Jakob. "12. Chemical, biological and health security threats." In SIPRI Yearbook 2022: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 28 Jan. 2023, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-012-div1-064.xml
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