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Biological nonproliferation and international health security: promoting cooperation [WP913]

Biological nonproliferation and international health security: promoting cooperation [WP913]
Date
Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 June, 2008
Venue
Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020

For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no.
WP913
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This conference discussed the following points:

The conference will explore how global health security might be improved through international cooperation, with particular reference to the benefits and risks of dual-use biological science. It will seek to address the nexus of such work with the Global Partnership against the spread of weapons and materials of mass destruction, and the work programme of the Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention, including topics such as improving biosafety and biosecurity. The conference will also consider possible sources of funding for cooperative work in this area, not only under the Global Partnership but also other national and international organisations, including the international Science Centres in Moscow and Kiev. Its focus will be on cooperation with governments and institutes of the Former Soviet Union states.

Contacts

Mark Smith: Programme Director

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Mark Smith: Programme manager