VERTIC's Senior Legal Officer participates in 'Biosecurity and Biosafety: Future Trends and Solutions' symposium

Scott Spence, VERTIC's Senior Legal Officer, participated in the symposium 'Biosecurity and Biosafety: Future Trends and Solutions' in Milan, Italy during 12-14 October. The aim of the symposium was to allow officials, policy analysts, scientists, health leaders, legislative staff, and members of the media to share information, discuss the implementation of ethical education, discuss training programs and improve strategies for countering biological weapons threats and infectious disease outbreaks. Scott's presentation on 'The EU legal framework for preventing BW proliferation and promoting biosafety and security' can be downloaded here.

Scott also participated as a Key Expert in the Second Expert Meeting for EU Pilot Project 253485: Sharing experience between the EU and South East Asian countries on the reinforcement of legislation and regulations in the field of biosafety and biosecurity.  

Last changed: Oct 17 2011 at 2:42 PM