How do States Parties demonstrate compliance in the BTWC?

As those involved in WMD non-proliferation will know, verification and compliance issues in the BTWC have a troubled history. Nonetheless there is a general recognition…

Dr Mark Smith, Mark Walport and Richard Burge sat at the conference table at Wilton Park

Sir Mark Walport’s speech from our Dual use biology conference

On Sunday 15 September, Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government at the Government Office for Science, made a keynote speech at our conference.

Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC)

  Dr Mark Smith, Programme Director  writes: In December, the Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC), the worlds main institution…

Is science going faster than policy?

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: Has the pace of scientific discovery…