Biological Weapons Convention – Fourth Review Conference

Overview

The Fourth Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 25 November to 6 December 1996.

Ambassador Sir Michael Weston (United Kingdom) was the President of the Review Conference.

Biological Weapons Convention – Fifth Review Conference

Overview

The original session of the Fifth Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 19 November to 7 December 2001. The resumed session of the Fifth Review Conference was held in Geneva from 11 to 22 November 2002.

Ambassador Tibor Toth (Hungary) was the President of the Review Conference.

Biological Weapons Convention – First Review Conference

Overview

The First Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 3 to 21 March 1980.

Ambassador Oscar Vaerno (Norway) was the President of the Review Conference.

Biological Weapons Convention – Eighth Review Conference

Overview

The Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention will be held in the Palais des Nations (Room XVIII) from 7 to 25 November 2016.

The Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference was held in Geneva from 26 to 27 April 2016 and resumed its work from 8 to 12 August 2016.

The Meeting of States Parties in December 2015 approved the nomination of Ambassador György Molnár of Hungary as President of the Review Conference and Chairman of the Preparatory Committee.

Communications from the President-Designate of the Review Conference, updates on his activities and contact details can be found on "Aditional Information".

The list of Office Holders of the Eighth Review Conference can be found here.

 

Biological Weapons Convention – Third Review Conference

Overview

The Third Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 9 to 27 September 1991.

Ambassador Roberto Garcia Moritan (Argentina) was the President of the Review Conference.

Biological Weapons Convention – Six Review Conference

Overview

The Sixth Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 20 November to 8 December 2006.

Ambassador Masood Khan (Pakistan) was the President of the Review Conference.

Biological Weapons Convention – Seventh Review Conference

Overview

The Seventh Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention was held at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 5 to 22 December 2011. The Conference concluded on 22 December 2011 with the adoption of its Final Document.

The Preparatory Committee for the review conference was held in Geneva from 13-15 April 2011.

Ambassador Paul van den IJssel of the Netherlands was President of the Seventh Review Conference and Chairman of the Preparatory Committee.

Biological Weapons Convention – Second Review Conference

Overview

The Second Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 8 to 26 September 1986.

Ambassador Winifried Lang (Austria) was the President of the Review Conference.