Speeches | 05 October 2004

Disarmament and the United Nations

The prospect of weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of terrorists has given a new urgency to international efforts to control nuclear, chemical and biological weapons proliferation. The result so far has been mixed at best, as Australia's Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, Mr Mike Smith, made clear when he spoke about Australia's agenda to the Lowy Institute and the Australian Institute of International Affairs on 9 September 2004.Mike Smith

  • Mike Smith

The prospect of weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of terrorists has given a new urgency to international efforts to control nuclear, chemical and biological weapons proliferation. The result so far has been mixed at best, as Australia's Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, Mr Mike Smith, made clear when he spoke about Australia's agenda to the Lowy Institute and the Australian Institute of International Affairs on 9 September 2004.Mike Smith

  • Mike Smith