The report to be launched considers elements of continuity and change evident in the BWC regime over the last two decades since the collapse of the Protocol Negotiations. The report proceeds to outline three strategies that could form a balanced package of measures for consideration by BWC States Parties at the Ninth Review Conference in November of this year.
Izumi Nakamitsu – Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, UNODA. Opening remarks
Robin Geiss – Director, UNIDIR. Opening remarks
James Revill – Head of the WMD Programme, UNIDIR
Richard Lennane – Independent Consultant
María Garzón Maceda – Research Assistant, UNIDIR
UNIDIR encourages the participation of representatives and experts specialized or interested in issues pertaining to biological weapons, biological disarmament and the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC).
The event will take place on Tuesday 14th June from 12.30 to 14.00 in Room XXI of the Palais de Nations, and will be livestreamed online.
A light lunch will be available for in-person participants.
For in-person participation: https://indico.un.org/e/BackToFutureBWC
For online participation: https://BackToFutureBWC.eventbrite.com
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