Biological Weapons Convention – Meetings of Experts

Presentations and Statements

MX4 Presentations and Statements

Agenda item - 4 Practical challenges facing the implementation of Article VII, and possible solutions

Agenda item - 5 A set of guidelines and formats to assist a State Party, if required, when submitting an application for assistance in the framework of Article VII

Agenda item - 6 Procedures, including the establishment and use of the assistance database, to improve the prompt and efficient response without preconditions to a request of assistance by a State Party under Article VII, and coordination and cooperation among States Parties and with relevant international and regional organizations such as World Health Organization (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), as appropriate

Agenda item - 7 Examination of how the concept of mobile biomedical units might contribute to effective assistance, response and preparation with a view to enhancing implementation of the Convention

Agenda item - 8 Exploration of approaches by which States Parties, individually or collectively, might contribute to the strengthening of international response capabilities for infectious disease outbreaks, whether natural or deliberate in origin