Hungary Joins G8 Global Partnership as 27th Member

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 13, 2013


2013/1578

 

MEDIA NOTE

 

Hungary Joins G8 Global Partnership as 27th Member

 

The U.S. Department of State congratulates Hungary for becoming the 27th member of the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (Global Partnership) on December 12.  As an active member of the nonproliferation community, Hungary’s membership marks a welcome addition to the Global Partnership, a Working Group of the G8, which addresses through the funding and coordination of cooperative projects nuclear and radiological security, biosecurity, chemical security, and scientist engagement; and facilitates the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540.  The United Kingdom currently chairs the Global Partnership.

 

For more information about the Global Partnership see: //2009-2017.state.gov/documents/organization/185951.pdf



PRN: 2013/1578