On 2 December 2022, NIM held a side event to the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), with speakers from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).

The event presented the NIM programme’s legislative assistance activities for implementation of the BWC under an ongoing project funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide legislative assistance for national implementation of the BWC and Chemical Weapons Convention.

The team also discussed coordination of its activities with partners such as UNODA, and highlighted our experiences of working with three countries on BWC legislative implementation.