Disarmament, arms control and non‑proliferation play an important role in Germany’s foreign and security policy.
The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) of 1993 prohibits the development, production, possession, transfer and use of chemical weapons. Since its entry into force, the CWC has proven to be one of our most successful disarmament treaties. moreChemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (BWC) entered into force on 26 March 1975 and contains a comprehensive ban on biological weapons. moreBiological Weapons Convention (BWC)
Germany is carrying out long-term biosecurity projects in its Partnership Program for Excellence in Biological and Health Security. moreGerman Partnership Program for Excellence in Biological and Health Security