Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties
The 2010 Meeting of States Parties was held in the Palais des Nations from 6 to 10 December 2010. It was chaired by Ambassador Pedro Oyarce of Chile. In accordance with the decision of the Sixth Review Conference, the Meeting of States Parties discussed, and promoted common understanding and effective action on the provision of assistance and coordination with relevant organizations upon request by any State Party in the case of alleged use of biological or toxin weapons, including improving national capabilities for disease surveillance, detection and diagnosis and public health systems. The Meeting of States Parties discussed and further developed the work of the Meeting of Experts held in August.
BWC/MSP/2010/6 Report of the 2010 Meeting of States Parties