VERTIC participates in the resumed Preparatory Committee for the 8th BWC Review Conference
Scott Spence, Programme Director for National Implementation, participated in the resumed Preparatory Committee meeting for the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention, during 8-12 August in Geneva. The week's agenda included discussions on the organisation of the Review Conference, a comprehensive consideration of all provisions of the Convention (an article by article review) and cross-cutting issues (such as science and technology, a future programme of work, the future of the Implementation Support Unit). Mr Spence gave the VERTIC statement during plenary session on the first day of the meeting. The statement is available here. This was the last formal meeting of the States Parties to the BWC until the Eighth Review Conference which takes place from 7 to 25 November 2016 in Geneva.
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