Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties

Overview

The 2017 Meeting of States Parties was held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 December 2017. The meeting opened at 10:00 on Monday 4 December in Room XVIII and close on Friday 8 December.

The Meeting of States Parties was chaired by Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill of India with Ambassador Michael Biontino of Germany and Ambassador Juraj PodhorskĂ˝ of Slovakia as the Vice-Chairs. In accordance with the decision of the Eighth Review Conference, the meeting sought to make progress on issues of substance and process for the period before the next Review Conference, with a view to reaching consensus on an intersessional process.