Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties

Side events

Side Events

Monday 10 December

13.00 - 15.00 OPCW Scientific Advisory Board Temporary Working Groups on the Convergence of Biology and Chemistry and on Education and Outreach - Room XXIV

13:00 - 15:00 UNIDIR & France - Exploring Options for a BTWC Peer Review Mechanism - Room XXV

Tuesday 11 December

09.00 - 10.00 Canada - Awareness of the Dual-Use Challenges into Biosafety and Biosecurity Training and Education for Life Scientists - Room XXIV

13.00 - 15.00 IAP: Global Network of Science Academies - Room XXIV

13:00 - 15:00 European Union - Launch of the new Joint Action in support of the BTWC - Room XXV

Wednesday 12 December

09.00 - 10.00 The InterSessional Process, Science and Education (University of Bath, University of Bradford and Landau Network Centro Volta) - Room XXIV

13.00 - 15.00 Technology, Trade and Transparency: Lessons from other treaty regimes (Invitation) (Agenda), Research Group for Biological Arms Control (University of Hamburg) - Room XXIV

Thursday 13 December

09.00 - 10.00 Dutch Biosecurity Toolkit to Enhance Self-Regulation, Netherlands (Sander Banus of the Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)), Room XXIV

13:00 - 15:00 Belgium - Health Crisis Response: Light Mobile Laboratories for Rapid & Reliable Identification of Pathogens by Prof. Colonel Jean-Luc GALA  MD PhD, Room XXIV.

13:00 - 15:00 Responsible Research for Global Biosecurity: Progress to Date, Green Cross International - Room XXV

Friday 14 December

09.00 - 10.00 Facilitating National Implementation through Assistance and Cooperation: US, UK and Canadian Programs - Room XXIV