Biological Weapons Convention – Meetings of Experts

Documents

MX1 Official documents

  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/1 - Provisional agenda for the Meeting of Experts on Cooperation and Assistance, with a Particular Focus on Strengthening Cooperation and Assistance under Article X - Submitted by the Chair
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/2 - Background information document on cooperation and assistance, with a particular focus on strengthening cooperation and assistance under Article X - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/3 - Report of the 2018 Meeting of Experts on cooperation and assistance, with a particular focus on strengthening cooperation and assistance under Article X
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/INF.1 - List of participants
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.1 - Australia’s Article X report for 2016 and 2017 – Submitted by Australia
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.2 - Promotion of Capacity Building: Sustainable Laboratories for High Consequence Pathogens - Submitted by Canada and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.3- Report on BWC Implementation Workshop Rabat, Morocco, 10-11 May 2018 - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.4 - Outcome of the International Workshop on Cooperation and Assistance under Article X – Submitted by Norway
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.5 - Institutional Mechanism for International Co-operation and Compliance with Article X - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States Parties to the BWC
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.6 - Cooperation and Assistance, with a particular focus on Strengthening Cooperation and Assistance under Article X - Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.7- Report on Implementation of Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.8 - Comparative review of biological threats needs assessment and national action plans implemented under BTWC, EU CBRN Centres of Excellence, WHO (IHR-JEE), and 1540 UNSCR, African Regional Conference, 25-26 October 2017, Rabat, Morocco - Submitted by the European Union
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.9 - Improving the Utility and Functioning of the BWC Assistance and Cooperation Database - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.10 - Participation of the Russian Federation in implementation of the Article X of the BTWC - Submitted by the Russian Federation
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.11 - Implementación del Artículo X de la Convención de Armas Biológicas (CAB) – Submitted by Cuba (Spanish only)
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.12 - Cooperation and Assistance, with a particular Focus on Strengthening Cooperation and Assistance under Article X - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

MX2 Official documents

  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/1 - Provisional agenda for the Meeting of Experts on Review of Developments in the Field of Science and Technology Related to the Convention - Submitted by the Chair
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/2 - Background information document on review of developments in the field of science and technology related to the Convention - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/3 - Report of the 2018 Meeting of Experts on review of developments in the field of science and technology related to the Convention
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/INF.1 - List of participants
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.1 - Germany’s best practice in handling (bio)security-relevant research: Self-governance organized by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the German Research Foundation (DFG) - Submitted by Germany
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.2 - Technical Working Paper on Genome Editing and Other Scientific and Technological Developments of Relevance to the Convention - Submitted by Switzerland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.3 - Review of Developments in the Field of Science and Technology Related to the Convention - Genome editing – Submitted by Australia
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.4 - Genome editing: addressing implications for the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention - Submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.5 - Recent Advances in Gene Editing and Synthesis Technologies and their Implications - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.6 - Review of Developments in the Field of Science and Technology Related to the Convention - Genome Editing - Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.7 - Report of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Developments in Science and Technology for the Fourth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention - Note by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.8 – Response by the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the Report of the Scientific Advisory Board of the on Developments in Science and Technology for the Fourth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention - Note by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.9 - Proposal for the development of a model code of conduct for biological scientists under the Biological Weapons Convention - Submitted by China and Pakistan
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.10 - Códigos de Conducta en el Marco de la Convención de Armas Biológicas – Submitted by Cuba
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.11 - Nuevos adelantos de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en la Esfera de la Biología, en particular la Edición de Genes y la Biología Sintética – Submitted by Cuba
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.12 - Review of Developments in the field of Science and Technology related to the Convention - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

MX3 Official documents

  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/1 - Provisional agenda for the Meeting of Experts on strengthening national implementation - Submitted by the Chair
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/2 - Background information document on strengthening national implementation - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/3 - Report of the Meeting of Experts on strengthening national implementation
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/2/Corr.1 – Background information on strengthening national implementation - Submitted by Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.1/Rev.1 - El transporte de agentes biológicos debe protegerse con medidas de Biocustodia - Submitted by Chile, Colombia, Panama and Spain (unofficial English translation in the annex)
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.2 - Building Confidence in Compliance: Peer Review Transparency Exercise at the Richard Lugar Center for Public Health Research (CPHR) of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) in Tbilisi, Georgia - Submitted by Georgia, co-sponsored by Germany
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.3 - Improving the Quality of CBM Information: A Review of Recent Proposals and Some Suggestions for Future Work - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.4 - Strengthening national implementation: The UK Biological Security Strategy 2018 - Submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.5 - Séminaire sur la mise en œuvre de la Convention sur l’Interdiction des Armes Biologiques et à Toxines (Rabat, 10 et 11 Mai 2018) - Submitted by Morocco
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.6 - Step-by-Step Approach to CBM Participation Submitted by Japan, Co-sponsored by Australia, Germany, Malaysia, and Switzerland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.6/Corr.1 - Step-by-Step Approach to CBM Participation Submitted by Japan, Co-sponsored by Australia, Germany, Malaysia, Republic of Korea and Switzerland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.7 - National Implementation under Article IV - Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.8 - Cumplimiento de las Disposiciones de la Convención de Armas Biológicas (CAB) – Submitted by Cuba
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.3/WP.9 - Strengthening National Implementation - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

MX4 Official documents

  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/1 - Provisional agenda for the Meeting of Experts on Assistance, Response and Preparedness - Submitted by the Chair
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/2 - Background information document on assistance, response and preparedness - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit (ISU)
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/3 - Report of the Meeting of Experts on Assistance, Response and Preparedness
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.1 - Assistance and protection from biological weapons in the context of Article VII of the Biological Weapons Convention - Submitted by the Russian Federation (unofficial English translation in the annex)
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.2 - The United Kingdom public health rapid support team concept - Submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.3 - Implementation of Article VII - Submitted by South Africa
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.4 - Provision of assistance to a State Party that has been exposed as a result of a violation of the Convention - Submitted by South Africa
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.5 - Recent International Developments Relevant to Article VII - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.6 - Australia’s Health Security Initiative: Strengthening regional response capabilities for infectious disease outbreaks - Submitted by Australia
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.7 - Strengthening Cooperation among States Parties and Relevant International Organizations in Response to Deliberate Spread of Infectious Diseases - Submitted by Japan, co-sponsored by the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.8 - A contribution to the discussions on the practical challenges facing the implementation of Article VII, and possible solutions - Submitted by Canada
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.9 - Strengthening Article VII: International Cooperation and Assistance in Preparing for and Responding to Biological Incidents - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.10 - Investigations of Alleged Biological Weapons Use: Overlap with Public Health Assistance under Article VII of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.4/WP.11 - Assistance, response and preparedness - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

MX5 Official documents

  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/1 - Provisional agenda for the Meeting of Experts on Institutional strengthening of the Convention - Submitted by the Chair
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/2 - Background information document on institutional strengthening of the Convention - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/3 - Report of the 2018 Meeting of Experts on institutional strengthening of the Convention
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/WP.1 - Investigation framework to strengthen the Biological Weapons Convention - Submitted by Japan
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/WP.2 - Further strengthen the Convention and its functioning - Submitted by Cuba
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/WP.3 - Institutional Strengthening of the BWC - Submitted by the United States of America
  • BWC/MSP/2018/MX.5/WP.4 - Institutional Strengthening of the Convention - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention