BWC Ad Hoc Group – 07th Session

The seventh session of the Ad Hoc Group was held in Geneva from 14 July to 1 August 1997. The meeting was chaired by Ambassador Tibor Toth of Hungary.

Official Documents

Rolling text of a protocol to the BTWC:

BWC/AHG/35

Rolling text of a protocol to the BTWC:

BWC/AHG/35/Rev.01

Procedural Report:

BWC/AHG/36

Conference room paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Investigations Annex – Annex D Investigations:

BWC/AHG/CRP.06

List of Participants:

BWC/AHG/INF.10

Working Paper Submitted by France – International Epidemiological Monitoring Network:

BWC/AHG/wp.134/Add.01

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Scientific support to a future organization:

BWC/AHG/wp.152

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Laboratory functions in support of investigations of non-compliance concerns:

BWC/AHG/wp.153

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Equipment in plant inoculants and biocontrol agent production facilities that should be declared when such a facility makes a declaration:

BWC/AHG/wp.154

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Proposed definitions for plant inoculants and biocontrol agents:

BWC/AHG/wp.155

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Pre-investigation procedures [activities:

BWC/AHG/wp.156

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Access/conduct of investigations including measures to guard against abuse (not issued):

BWC/AHG/Wp.157

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Access/conduct of investigations including measures to guard against abuse:

BWC/AHG/wp.157/Rev.01

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Post-investigation procedures:

BWC/AHG/wp.158

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Clarification and consultation procedures:

BWC/AHG/wp.159/Rev.01

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Laboratory support for investigations of non-compliance concerns:

BWC/AHG/wp.160

Working paper submitted by South Africa – Plant inoculant and biocontrol agent production facilities with plant quarantine capabilities as trigger for declarations:

BWC/AHG/wp.161

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Implementation by the investigation team of specific on­ site measures. Auditing:

BWC/AHG/wp.162

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Implementation by the investigation team of specific on­ site activities. Interviewing:

BWC/AHG/wp.163

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Implementation by the investigation team of specific on­ site activities. Visual observation:

BWC/AHG/wp.164

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on­ – Implementation by the investigation team of specific site measures. Identification of key equipment:

BWC/AHG/wp.165

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on­ – Implementation by the investigation team of specific site activities. Sampling and identification (for facility investigations):

BWC/AHG/wp.166

Working paper submitted by Brazil – Amendments for insertion in draft Article VI (Scientific and technological exchange for peaceful purposes and technical cooperation):

BWC/AHG/wp.167

Working paper submitted by Switzerland – Settlement of disputes:

BWC/AHG/wp.168

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Legal Issues Proposed work programme:

BWC/AHG/wp.169

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Legal Issues Resource paper:

BWC/AHG/wp.170

Working paper submitted by Australia – Legal issues:

BWC/AHG/wp.171

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands – Post-investigation procedures:

BWC/AHG/wp.172

Working paper submitted by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Nordic countries- Results of a facility declaration trial in the five :

BWC/AHG/wp.173

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Measures to Promote Compliance- The principles of facility declaration formats:

BWC/AHG/wp.174

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Measures to Promote Compliance- Possible headings in generic declaration formats:

BWC/AHG/wp.175/Corr.01

Working paper submitted by the United States of America – Preamble:

BWC/AHG/wp.176

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on pleasures Related to to Article X – Article VI (Scientific and technological exchange for peaceful purposes and technical cooperation):

BWC/AHG/Wp.177

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on pleasures Related to to Article X – Article VI (Scientific and technological exchange for peaceful purposes and technical cooperation):

BWC/AHG/Wp.177/Add.01

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on pleasures Related to to Article X – Article VI (Scientific and technological exchange for peaceful purposes and technical cooperation):

BWC/AHG/wp.177/Rev.01

Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Canada, -Netherlands, New Zealand. Sweden and Switzerland – [Non-challenge visits] :

BWC/AHG/wp.178

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands – Proposal for Article II Compliance Measures, section E Declarations, parts F, G and H :

BWC/AHG/wp.179

Working paper submitted by France and Germany – Proposal for Article II Compliance Measures, section E Declarations :

BWC/AHG/wp.180

Working paper submitted by the Russian Federation – Basic principles and procedures for consideration of requests relating to alleged violations of the BTWC:

BWC/AHG/wp.181

Working paper submitted by Cuba – Considerations on a list of biological agents and toxins:

BWC/AHG/wp.182

Working paper submitted by Cuba – Unlisted pathogens relevant to the Convention:

BWC/AHG/wp.183

Working paper submitted by Austria – Measures to strengthen the implementation of Article III of the BWC:

BWC/AHG/wp.184

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Measures to Promote Compliance- Generic facility (sire) declaration, format :

BWC/AHG/wp.185

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands – Certain aspects of a future BTWC organization:

BWC/AHG/wp.186

Working paper submitted by the Russian Federation – Proposals relating to the form of the information to be provided on key equipment within the framework of a facility declaration:

BWC/AHG/wp.187

Working paper submitted by France – Technical Secretariat (including international epidemiological network):

BWC/AHG/wp.188

Working paper submitted by Australia – Suggested text on selected legal articles:

BWC/AHG/wp.189

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Legal Issues – Resource paper II:

BWC/AHG/wp.190

Working paper submitted by Australia – Preamble:

BWC/AHG/wp.191

Working paper submitted by Switzerland – Article XI Settlement of disputes:

BWC/AHG/wp.192

Working paper submitted by Canada – Canadian views on non-challenge visits:

BWC/AHG/wp.193

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Definitions of Terms and Objective Criteria – Definitions, thresholds, lists and criteria (agents and toxins) :

BWC/AHG/Wp.194

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Definitions of Terms and Objective Criteria – Definitions, thresholds, lists and criteria (agents and toxins) :

BWC/AHG/wp.194/Add.01

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Definitions of Terms and Objective Criteria – Definitions, thresholds, lists and criteria (agents and toxins) :

BWC/AHG/Wp.194/Add.02

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Definitions of Terms and Objective Criteria – Definitions, thresholds, lists and criteria (agents and toxins) :

BWC/AHG/Wp.194/Add.03

Working paper submitted by the Friend of the Chair on Definitions of Terms and Objective Criteria – Definitions, thresholds, lists and criteria (agents and toxins) :

BWC/AHG/Wp.194/Add.04

Working paper submitted by Japan – Proposed language on privileges and immunities:

BWC/AHG/wp.195

Draft procedural report of the Ad Hoc Group of the States Parties to the BTWC:

BWC/AHG/wp.196

Working paper submitted by Ukraine -Threshold quantities:

BWC/AHG/wp.197