Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of Experts

The 2005 Meeting of Experts was chaired by Ambassador John Freeman of the United Kingdom. It met to discuss, and promote common understanding and effective action on codes of conduct for scientists. It was attended by 82 States Parties, 3 Signatory States, an Observer State, 8 international organizations and 16 non-governmental organizations. Twenty-three scientific, professional, academic and industry bodies participated in informal exchanges in the open sessions as guests of the meeting.