International Committee of the Red Cross

1972 Convention on the prohibition of bacteriological weapons and their destruction – Factsheet

Legal factsheet 31 March 2014

Factsheet explaining the provisions of the Convention on the Prohibition of Bacteriological Weapons and their Destruction. In particular, the following questions/topics are addressed: objectives of the convention; prohibitions; destruction; breaches of the Convention; Consultations, cooperation and scientific exchange; national implementation measures; review and implementation machinery.