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ISU_ppt

  1. 1. BWC:Assistance Opportunities Biological Weapons Convention Implementation Support Unit
  2. 2. About the BWC
  3. 3. Article I Never under any circumstances to acquire or retain biological weaponsArticle II To destroy or divert to peaceful purposes biological weapons and associated resources prior to joiningArticle III Not to transfer, or in any way assist, encourage or induce anyone else to acquire or retain biological weaponsArticle IV To take any national measures necessary to implement the provisions of the BWC domesticallyArticle V To consult bilaterally and multilaterally to solve any problems with the implementation of the BWCArticle VI To request the UN Security Council to investigate alleged breaches of the BWC and to comply with its subsequent decisionsArticle VII To assist States which have been exposed to a danger as a result of a violation of the BWCArticle X To do all of the above in a way that encourages the peaceful uses of biological science and technology
  4. 4. the possibility of bacteriological (biological) agents and toxins being used as weapons… would be repugnant to the conscience of [hu]mankind SIGNED (NOT RATIFIED) STATES NOT PARTY •Central African Republic • Andorra • Côte dIvoire • Angola • Namibia • Egypt • Cameroon • Nauru • Guyana • Chad • Niue • Haiti • Comoros • Samoa • Liberia • Djibouti • Tuvalu • Malawi • Eritrea • Myanmar • Guinea • Nepal • Israel • Somalia • Kiribati • Syrian Arab Republic • Marshall Islands • Mauritania • United Republic of Tanzania • Micronesia • Mozambique CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE CONFERENCE 2ND REVIEW 3RD REVIEW 4TH REVIEW 5TH REVIEW 7TH REVIEW 5TH REVIEW 6TH REVIEW 1ST REVIEW ENTRY INTOSIGNATUREOPEN FOR SPECIAL FORCE1972 1975 1980 1986 1991 1994 1996 2001 2002 2006 2011 1ST INTER 2ND INTER CBMS VEREX AD HOC GROUP SESSIONAL SESSIONAL
  5. 5. Text of the Legally Convention binding Inc BWC obligations re as i Final xt ng f Te Documents Politically str ADDITIONAL eo of Review binding e ngt lum Conferences AGREEMENTS obligations ho Vo f co ing mm eas Shared Annual r itm IncMeetings COMMON national ent positions UNDERSTANDINGS
  6. 6. Nuclear Chemical Biological Weapons Weapons Weapons Nuclear Chemical BiologicalNon-proliferation Weapons Weapons Treaty Convention Convention International Organization for Atomic Energy the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ? Agency
  7. 7. "There is no technicalsolution to the problem of biological weapons. It needs an ethical, human and moral solution if its Joshua Lederberg going to happen at all" (Nobel Prize for Medicine 1958)
  8. 8. S O FE • Dedicated response PR NAL NG SI O IES O S • International response D BO • Global coverage • Leverage power of statesMEMBER TREATY PRIVATESTATES SECTOR • Human-centric approach • Tap global capacity • Engage new biotech UN I G OS leaders • Direct stakeholder engagement • Multi-sectoral response WEAPON • Universal access
  9. 9. State Action This is multilateralism as it should be: flexible, responsive, creative and dynamic; and above all, focused on Kofi Annan overcoming obstacles(UN Secretary-General 1997-2006) and delivering results
  10. 10. Annual Exchange of Data• Labs (high Containment Labs (BSL4) and biodefence facilities)• Unusual disease events• Publication policy• National implementation measures• Past offensive / defensive activities• Vaccine production capacity
  11. 11. Networks of Departments Health Customs Judicial Agricultural Networks Networks Networks NetworksInternational Networks Networks of States OIEA Network I NTERPOL State State Of Networks FAO OPCW State State SCR WHO 1540 State State Industry Networks BWC Networks of Professional Associations Networks of Scientific Organizations Academic & Policy Networks Non-Governmental Networks
  12. 12. Implementation Support Unit
  13. 13. What the BWC can do for you
  14. 14. Help you meet your goals 2012 – 2015 Intersessional Programme Participation in Procedures & Annual Exchanges of Mechanisms for Information Responding to Use Standing Agenda Items Assistance & Reviewing S&T Strengthening Cooperation Implementation
  15. 15. No. of States to Participate 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 RC2PC 63 RC2 73 CBM 39 RC3PC 75 RC3 93 VEREX1 59 VEREX2 47 VEREX3 42 VEREX4 41 SPECPC 62 SPEC 80 AHG1 51 AHG2 53 AHG3 52 RC4PC 65 AHG4 52 AHG5 54 RC4 84 AHG6 53 AHG7 56 FCM 84 AHG8 61 AHG9 57 AHG10 52 AHG11 52 AHG12 60 AHG13 70 AHG14 61 AHG15 59 AHG16 58 AHG17 55Meeting AHG18 53 AHG19 54 AHG20 52 AHG21 55 AHG22 57 AHG23 58 RC5PC 68 AHG24 63 RC5(O) 99 RC5(R) 100 2003MX 87 2003MSP 99 2004MX 94 2004MSP 97 2005MX 87 2005MSP 97 RC6PC 85 RC6 114 2007MX 98 2007MSP 103 2008MX 103 2008MSP 103 2009MX 103 2009MSP 108 2010MX 95 2010MSP 97 RC7PC 97 RC7 110 Help you meet the right people
  16. 16. Help you meet the right people Legal & Health Regulatory Authorities Agriculture BWC Foreign Defence AffairsEnvironment Interior
  17. 17. Help you meet the right people
  18. 18. Help you coordinate
  19. 19. Help you meet your needs www.unog.ch/bwc/restrictedAssistance Requests &Offers Database
  20. 20. Help you promote your efforts
  21. 21. Help you build human capacitySponsorship Programme
  22. 22. Help you turn aims into activity Legislative Needs Legislative Drafting Assessment DraftingPolice Training Biosafety & Biosecurity CBM Science Assistance Outreach
  23. 23. Help you 1. Attain your goals 2. Meet the right people 3. Coordinate your activities 4. Promote opportunities & successes 5. Build human capacity 6. Turn aims into activity
  24. 24. www.unog.ch/bwc

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