Strengthening Global Mechanism and Capacities for Responding to Deliberate Use of Biological Agents – Phase 2
This project aims to strengthen global mechanisms and capabilities to investigate and respond to the use of biological weapons by both state and non-state actors.
This project builds upon existing multilateral initiatives and seeks to strengthen the ability to deliver assistance in the event of deliberate use of biological agents. Project activities include:
- The development of a Bio-Emergency Management Framework for Deliberate Events;
- The development of a platform to exchange intelligence among participating agencies; and
- A table-top exercise aimed to test progress made on the implementation of Article VII of the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention (BTWC).
Risk Area(s) covered
Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
ASI Database Release
Providers and Implementers ?
|Implementer||Biological Weapons Convention Implementation Support Unit (BWC-ISU)||International Organization, Global|
|Implementer||United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)||International Organization, Global|
Related Projects & Programs
|Mr Trevor Smith||Head & CWC Point of Contact||
Global Partnership Program
|Mr Simon Collard-Wexler||First Secretary||
Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations