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Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI): Bio-Industry Initiative (BII)

This initiative engaged personnel with weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and applicable expertise, reconfigured biological production facilities for civilian biotechnology purposes, and supported projects aimed at accelerating drug and vaccine development to combat infectious diseases. It also developed and funded workshops, training opportunities, and research grants.

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Start Date: January 1, 2002
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Related Projects & Programs


Name Position Agency/Department/Org Note
Mr Todd Perry Special Coordinator, UNSCR 1540
Department of State
United States
Mr Stephen Knight Point of Contact
United States Mission to the United Nations
United States

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