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NIM Legal Officer speaks at First International Conference on Nuclear Law

From 25-29 April 2022, the IAEA hosted the First International Conference on Nuclear Law: The Global Debate in Vienna. This conference provided a forum for experts from governments, international and non-governmental organisations, industry, academia and civil society to engage on the latest issues related to nuclear law. NIM Legal Officer Thomas Brown submitted a paper […]

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NIM launches French language editions of BWC and CWC legislation survey templates

VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme is delighted to announce the public launch of the French language editions of its legislation survey templates for the implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC), Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and their related requirements under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (UNSCR 1540). One of the primary […]

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NIM publishes BWC and CWC legislation survey templates

VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme is delighted to announce the public launch of its legislation survey templates for the implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC), Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and their related requirements under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (UNSCR 1540). One of the primary activities of VERTIC’s NIM Programme […]

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NIM Associate Legal Officer speaks at regional BWC universalisation workshop

On 4 March 2021, Associate Legal Officer Thomas Brown presented at a virtual Regional Workshop on Achieving the Universalisation of the Biological Weapons Convention in Africa. The workshop brought together representatives of African states that are yet to join the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and featured video messages from all three Depositary Governments of the […]

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NIM Associate Legal Officer speaks at 2020 EUNPD Next Generation Workshop

On 25 November 2020, the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium held the annual Next Generation Workshop, organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). This event brought together young professionals in the field of arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament to discuss relevant challenges. 14 young professionals were chosen to present at the online 2020 edition of […]

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VERTIC involved in EU project acknowledged as part of the EU-ASEAN response to COVID-19

Funded by the European Union A project involving VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures (NIM) team has been officially recognised as part of the EU-ASEAN response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. On 27 April 2020, the EU published a press release and fact sheet detailing the collaborative response between the EU and ASEAN to tackle the pandemic. […]

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Project on biosafety and biosecurity in Mali concludes

In December 2019 VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures team completed their work alongside the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) and the Malian Association for Biosafety and Biosecurity (MABB) on a project funded by Global Affairs Canada to strengthen biosafety and biosecurity in Mali.

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