TreatiesTreaty

Treaties


Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building Presiding: Senator Jim Webb

Agenda


Treaties:

1. The International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, signed by the United States on September 14, 2005 (Treaty Doc. 110-4)

2. The Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material, adopted on July 8, 2005 (Treaty Doc. 110-6).

3. The Protocol of 2005 to the Convention for theSuppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, signed by the  United States on February 17, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 110-8).

4. The Protocol of 2005 to the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf, signed by the United States on February 17, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 110-8).

Member Statements


  1. Senator Richard Lugar (Republican - IN)

Witnesses


  • John Demers
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division
    Department of Justice
    Washington , DC
  • Patricia McNerney
    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Security and Nonproliferation
    Department of State
    Washington , DC
  • Richard Douglas
    Deputy Assistant Secretary Counter-Narcotics, Counter-Proliferation and Global Threats
    Department of Defense
    Washington , DC