VERTIC presents as Guest of the BWC Meeting of Experts

National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme Director, Dr Sonia Drobysz, presented as a Guest of the Meeting at the third Meetings of Experts (“MX 3”) to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) on Friday 3 September. The 2020 Meetings of Experts took place from 30 August to 8 September 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland, having been postponed for […]

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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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