VERTIC’s Programme Director for National Implementation, Scott Spence, participated in Fact-Finding Visits in Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia during 20-24 November as part of EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence Project 61. These were the first two of ten visits to the project countries through March 2018.
NIM Senior Legal Officer participates in consultations on UNSCR 1540 legislation in Antigua and Barbuda
VERTIC participates in BWC legislative drafting workshop in Côte d’Ivoire
VERTIC’s Programme Director for National Implementation, Scott Spence, participated in the Second Project 53 Regional Meeting: Strengthening the National Legal Framework and Provision of Specialized Training on Bio-Safety and Bio-Security in Central Asian Countries, which took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan during 2-3 November.
Senior researcher Noel Stott attended the 2017 Moscow Nonproliferation Conference, from 19-21 October 2017. The event was organised by the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) in partnership with the Russian Foreign Ministry.
On 30 October 2017, VERTIC and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) hosted a seminar to discuss views on the possibility of establishing a Group of Scientific and Technical Experts on Nuclear Disarmament Verification. The meeting was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. At the seminar, VERTIC reported on the results of […]
NIM Legal Officer participates in 2nd OIE Global Conference on Biological Threat Reduction in Ottawa
Scott Spence, Programme Director for National Implementation at VERTIC, assisted officials from a number of Jamaican ministries and agencies to address policy and technical matters on a draft bill to implement the Biological Weapons Convention, Chemical Weapons Convention and strategic trade controls thereto.