Biological Weapons Convention – Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/1 - Provisional Agenda of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/1/Add.1 - Annotated Provisional Agenda of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/2 - Draft Rules of Procedure of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/3 - Programme of Work of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/4 - Final document of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/4/Corr.1 - Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/5 - Estimated costs of the meetings to be held from 2017–2020

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.1 - Status of Assessed Contributions to the Biological Weapons Convention as of 21 October 2016 - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.2 - Compliance by States Parties with their Obligations under the Convention - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.2/Add.1 - Compliance by States Parties with their Obligations under the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.2/Add.2 - Compliance by States Parties with their Obligations under the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.2/Add.3 - Compliance by States Parties with their Obligations under the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.3 - Implementation of Article VII of the Convention - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.3/Add.1 - Implementation of Article VII of the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.4 - Implementation of Article X of the Convention - Background information Document - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.4/Add.1 - Implementation of Article X of the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.4/Add.2 - Implementation of Article X of the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.4/Add.3 - Implementation of Article X of the Convention Addendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.4/Corr.1 - Implementation of Article X of the Convention Corrigendum - Background Information by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.5 - List of Participants

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BWC/CONF.VIII/INF.5/Rev.1 - Revised list of participants

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CRP.1 - Draft Procedural Report of the Review Conference - Submitted by the President of the Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CRP.2 - Draft Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference Submitted by the President of the Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CRP.3 - President's Proposal - Submitted by the President of the Eighth Review Conference

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CRP.4 - Draft estimated costs of the meetings to be held from 2017–2020

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CC/CRP.1 - Draft Report of the Credentials Committee - Submitted by the Chair of the Credentials Committee

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BWC/CONF.VIII/COW/CRP.1 - Draft Report of the Committee of the Whole - Submitted by the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole

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BWC/CONF.VIII/COW/CRP.1/Rev.1 - Revised draft Report of the Committee of the Whole - Submitted by the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole

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BWC/CONF.VIII/COW/1 - Final report of the Committee of the Whole

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BWC/CONF.VIII/CC/1 - Report of the Credentials Committee - Submitted by the Chair of the Credentials Committee

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.1 - "Strengthening Implementation of Article III of the BTWC" - Submitted by India and the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.2 - "Code of Professional Ethics for Science Workers in Cuba" - Submitted by Cuba

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.3 - "New work programme for the intersessional period until the IX Review Conference: proposal of guidelines" - Submitted by Cuba

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.4 - "Difficulties and obstacles for the full implementation by Cuba of Article X of the BWC" - Submitted by Cuba

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.5 - "Cuban offers and requests to the International Cooperation database under Article X of the BTWC" - Submitted by Cuba

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.6 - "Implementation of the Article X of the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by Cuba

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.7 - "Report on Implementation of Article X of the Convention" - Submitted by India

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.8 - "Draft decision on the establishment of a Temporary Working Group on Mobile Biomedical Units" - Submitted by the Russian Federation

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.9 - "Proposal to enhance the format of confidence-building measures under the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by the Russian Federation

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.10 - "Awareness-raising, education, outreach: example of best practice" - Submitted by Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.11 - "Confidence in Compliance - Peer Review Visit Exercise at the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich, Germany" - Submitted by Germany, Co-sponsored by Switzerland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.11/Corr.1 - "Confidence in Compliance - Peer Review Visit Exercise at the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich, Germany" Corrigendum - Submitted by Germany, Co-sponsored by Austria, Belgium, France, Georgia, Jordan, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and Yemen

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.12 - "The BTWC Review Process of Science and Technology" - Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.13 - "A Proposal for Amending the Convention to Incorporate Therein the Explicit "Prohibition of the Use of Biological Weapons"" - Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.14 - "Article I: Reinforcing the Core Prohibition of the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.15 - "Facilitating the Fullest Possible Exchange of Science and Technology under Article X" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.16 - "Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Consultative Provisions of Article V of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention" - Submitted by the European Union

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.17 - "Review of Developments in Science and Technology: Key Points from the 2012-2015 BTWC Intersessional Programme" - Submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.18 - "BWC Implementation Review Initiative: Report by the United States of America on the Visit to Washington, DC" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.19 - "Acquisition and Use of Biological and Toxin Weapons: Addressing the Threat" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.20 - "Technological Developments for the Decoding on new, old and ancient infectious disease outbreaks and incidents ' lessons for the BTWC" - Submitted by Sweden

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.20/Corr.1 - "Technological Developments for the Decoding on new, old and ancient infectious disease outbreaks and incidents ' lessons for the BTWC" Corrigendum - Submitted by Finland, Norway and Sweden

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.21 - "International Activities of Global Partnership Member Countries related to Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention" - Submitted by Canada, Denmark, European Union, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.21/Add.1 - "International Activities of Global Partnership Member Countries related to Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention" Addendum - Submitted by Italy

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.21/Corr.1 - "International Activities of Global Partnership Member Countries related to Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention" Corrigendum - Submitted by Canada, Denmark, European Union, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.22 - "BWC Implementation Review Initiative" - Submitted by Canada, Chile, Ghana, Mexico, and the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.23 - "BTWC Article X Compliance Mechanism for the 8th Review Conference" - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.24 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BTWC): Article by Article” - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.25 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BTWC): Final Declaration" - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.25/Corr.1 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BTWC): Final Declaration" - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.26 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BTWC): Intersessional Programme, Implementation Support Unit and Science and Technology" - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.26/Corr.1 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BTWC): Intersessional Programme, Implementation Support Unit and Science and Technology" - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.27 - "BWC Implementation Review Initiative – Canada’s report of the visit to Ottawa” - Submitted by Canada

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.28 - "Convencion sobre la Prohibicion del Desarrollo, la Produccion y el Almacenamiento de Armas Bacteriologicas (Biologicas) y Toxinicas y sobre su Destruccion" - Submitted by Mexico

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.29 - "Peer review visit exercise at the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich, Germany: Civil society observer report" - Submitted by Germany

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.30* - "Proposal for the Development of a Model Code of Conduct for Biological Scientists under the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by China and Pakistan

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.31* - "Establishing a Non-Proliferation Export Control and International Cooperation Regime under the Framework of the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by China and Pakistan

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.32 - "A coordinated approach to enhancing bio-risk mitigation: National CBRN Action Plans" - Submitted by Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Montenegro and Uganda

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.32/Corr.1 - "A coordinated approach to enhancing bio-risk mitigation: National CBRN Action Plans" Corrigendum - Submitted by Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Georgia, Kenya, Montenegro, Morocco, Philippines, Republic of Moldova, Serbia, Senegal and Uganda

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.33 - "Ghana's Report on the BWC Implementation Review Exercise held in Accra, 19-20 October 2016" - Submitted by Ghana

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.34 - "Implementation of Article VII" - Submitted by South Africa

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.35 - "Building Confidence Through Voluntary Transparency Exercises" - Submitted by Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Ghana, Germany, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.36 - "Proposals for the Final Document of the Eighth Review Conference on the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC): Strengthening Cooperation with International Organizations" - Submitted by Japan: Co-sponsored by Australia, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.37 - "Russia's Implementation of Article X of the Biological Weapons Convention" - Submitted by the Russian Federation

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.38 - "Preparing for and Responding to Deliberate Events: Specific Proposals for Work Under Article VII Based on Examining Lessons Learned from the International Response to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.39 - "Select International developments Relevant to Article VII of the BWC" - Submitted by the United States of America

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.40 - "Taller Nacional Multisectorial Sobre Medidas de Fomento de la Confianza: Llenado del Informe" - Submitted by Mexico

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.41 - "Ejercicio de Revision de la Implementacion Informe de Visita a Santiago de Chile" - Submitted by Chile

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.42 - "Committee of the Whole: Proposal on Article IV" - Submitted by Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Georgia, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.43 - "Universalizacion" - Submitted by Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru

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BWC/CONF.VIII/WP.44 - "Outcome of an International Workshop: "The Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference: Promoting BWC Implementation & Enhancing Global Biosecurity Governance"" - Submitted by Canada and China

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