Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties

Side events

Due to the renovations of the Palais des Nations under the Strategic Heritage Plan, the Implementation Support Unit will not have the capacity or resources to facilitate in-person side events during the Meeting of States Parties. The BWC side events communicated below are taking place in virtual mode or outside of the Palais des Nations.

The schedule of side events will be updated accordingly, as more requests are under approval.

Please check the registration link if you wish to participate.

Title: Advancing BWC National Implementation in Africa, Latin America 

and South East Asia. An offer of assistance

Organizers: CRDF Global and the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC), with support from the US Department of State

Monday, 22 November 2021 ,13:15-14:45 CET

Link for registration: https://crdfglobal.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6tQnQuZXS_KvO4K-9yQ5iw

The recording of the event is available here

 

Title: The Youth Declaration for Biosecurity: Mobilizing Youth

to Strengthen the Biological Weapons Convention 

Organizers: NTI | bio, UNODA, IFBA, iGEMJHCHSNextGen

Monday, 22 November 2021 ,13:15-14:45 CET

Link for registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tdOqrqDMuEtJJvP6zcTq5O-q-en7xFzzx

 

Title: German activities to operationalize the UNSGM 

Organizers: Robert Koch Institute, Germany

Monday, 22 November 2021 ,13:15-14:45 CET

Link for registration: https://rki.webex.com/rki-en/j.php?RGID=re14cf1fa2604ecfee14e7da67e7e5c24

The agenda of the event is available here

 

Title: Strengthening Global Biological Safety & Security

through the operationalization of the BTWC

Organizers: France, Ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 13:15-14:45 CET

Link for registration:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScSgtGbY0Xl91vVRQ31NnPHq5zv3A0C3WvyESIVFBMAI

kANtg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Meeting link: https://rpfranceaupresdelacdageneve.webex.com/rpfranceaupresdelacdageneve/j.php?MTID=m02474c46c29833b912d93d2f7d32551d

The concept noteflyer and agenda of the event are available

 

Title: BWC Assurance: Increasing Certainty in BWC Compliance

Organizers: Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Baltimore, MD, USA

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 13:15-14:45 CET

Link for registration: https://www.cvent.com/d/38qj7w

The recording of the event is available here

 

Title:  Report Launch: Strengthening Global Systems to Prevent and Respond

to High-Consequence Biological Threats

Organizers: NTI | bio

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 13:45-14:45 CET

Link for registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rGcV2UxZSJuktnuSWujuVg

Event details are available here: https://www.nti.org/events/report-launch-strengthening-global-systems-to-prevent-and-respond-to-high-consequence-biological-threats/

 

Title: The Global Disarmament and Non-proliferation Framework and Biosecurity:

Connecting Political Commitment and Effective Health Security in Africa

Organizers: United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET)

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 13:15-14:45 CET;

Link for registration: https://forms.gle/Wb6iKYdTtYHNF3eW7

The flyer of the event is available here

 

Title: Preparedness - A table-top exercise for diplomats and international

civil servants on managing emerging threats  

Organizers: The Geneva Science-Policy Interface (GSPI) and the Simon Institute for Long term Governance (SI) 

The event will take place at the UN Library from November 25 to November 30, 2021.

Link for registration: https://airtable.com/shrvMHciukSOpDbY3

The invitation of the event is available here