VERTIC participates in BWC legislative drafting workshop in Bangladesh
VERTIC's Programme Director for National Implementation, Scott Spence, provided expert advice during a legislative drafting workshop for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) in Bangladesh. The workshop took place in Dhaka 23-24 November. Mr Spence was invited to the workshop as a VERTIC expert further to a request from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh to the BWC Implementation Support Unit (UNODA-Geneva). Representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) also joined the meeting. The workshop had the objectives of drafting a bill for national implementation of the BWC in Bangladesh, and to launch a consultative interministerial process for the bill's development and ultimate adoption. A press release from the Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be found here.
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