This side event of the VIII Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention drew lessons from the table-top exercise organized on 8–9 November. Gathering 26 experts from 14 countries and civil society organizations, the exercise enabled participants to exchange views on the basis of a scenario of outbreak. The exercise was meant notably to stimulate discussions on the decision-making processes surrounding the activation of Article VII of the BTWC.
Partner: Fondation pour la recherche stratégique.
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