At this side event to the BWC Working Group meeting, UNIDIR and VERTIC will launch the new BWC National Implementation Measures Database. The database is designed to strengthen the implementation of the BWC and enable States and Stakeholders to have a better understanding of different approaches to national implementation from around the world.

The event will consist of a demonstration of the Database website and will showcase the tool’s structure and functions. The demonstration will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.


Tuesday, 15 August 2023  |  13.15 – 14.45h CEST  |  Room XXII, Palais de Nations, Geneva, and online.

A light lunch will be served from 13.00hs.


UNIDIR and VERTIC encourage the participation of State representatives and experts working on or interested in issues pertaining to the Biological Weapons Convention.


In-person participants do not need to RSVP. Please note the organizers are not able to grant access to the Palais des Nations to those that do not hold a UN pass.

Online participants, please register here.

For any questions, please contact: