VERTIC participates in the BWC Meeting of Experts
Scott Spence, Programme Director for National Implementation, is representing VERTIC at the BWC Meeting of Experts during 10-14 August in Geneva. There will be working sessions on how to strengthen implementation of Article VII (assistance in the event of a violation of the Convention); how to strengthen implementation of Article X (international co-operation and assistance for peaceful use) as well as a review of science and technology and discussions on strengthening national implementation of the Convention through, for example, national legislative measures. There will be a number of side events during the week; the schedule is available here.
Mr Spence gave VERTIC's statement during the informal plenary session for NGOs. His statement is available here. Mr Spence will also be speaking during Working Session 7 on Strengthening National Implementation as a Guest of the Chair. His statement to the Meeting of Experts on the importance of national legislative measures to implement the Convention will be posted on the VERTIC website after the session.
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