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First Review Conference



The First Review Conference of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention was held in Geneva from 3 to 21 March 1980.

Ambassador Oscar Vaerno (Norway) was the President of the Review Conference.


Outcome of the First Review Conference

The Final Document of the Conference in all contemporary official languages:

English FrenchRussian Spanish


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Provisional agenda for the Review Conference (reissued for technical reasons)
BWC/CONF.I/01*
BWC/CONF.I/01* (French)
BWC/CONF.I/01* (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/01* (Spanish)

Provisional rules of procedure for the Review Conference:
BWC/CONF.I/02
BWC/CONF.I/02 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/02 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/02 (Spanish)

Report of the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/03
BWC/CONF.I/03 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/03 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/03 (Spanish)

Background paper relating to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/04

Report of the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/05

Views of States Parties on new scientific and technological developments relevant to the Convention:
BWC/CONF.I/06

Report of the Committee of the Whole:
BWC/CONF.I/07

Credentials of representatives to the Conference:
BWC/CONF.I/08

Report of the Drafting Committee:
BWC/CONF.I/09

Final document of the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/10
BWC/CONF.I/10 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/10 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/10 (Spanish)
BWC/CONF.I/CRP.01

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the first meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.01

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the second meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.02

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the third meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.03

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the fourth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.04

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the fifth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.05

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the sixth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.06

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the seventh meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.07

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the eighth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.08

Committee of the Whole. Summary record of the ninth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/C/SR.09
BWC/CONF.I/DC/CRP.01

Summary record of the first meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.01

Summary record of the second meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.02

Summary record of the third meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.03

Summary record of the fourth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.04

Summary record of the fifth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.05

Summary record of the sixth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.06

Summary record of the seventh meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.07

Summary record of the eighth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.08

Summary record of the ninth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.09

Summary record of the tenth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.10

Summary record of the eleventh meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.11

Summary record of the twelfth meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/SR.12


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Agenda:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/01
BWC/CONF.I/PC/01 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/01 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/01 (Spanish)

Draft rules of procedure for the Review Conference:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/02
BWC/CONF.I/PC/02 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/02 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/02 (Spanish)

Working paper by the United Kingdom on background documentation:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/03
BWC/CONF.I/PC/03 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/03 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/03 (Spanish)

Provisional agenda for the Review Conference:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/04
BWC/CONF.I/PC/04 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/04 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/04 (Spanish)

Draft report of the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05

Draft report of the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05/Corr.01
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05/Corr.01 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05/Corr.01 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05/Corr.01 (Spanish)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/05 (Spanish)

Record of decision. First meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.01
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.01 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.01 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.01 (Spanish)

Record of decision. Second meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.02
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.02 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.02 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.02 (Spanish)

Record of decision. Third meeting:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.03
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.03 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.03 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/DEC.03 (Spanish)

Basic information for delegations on committee arrangements:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.01

List of Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.02

List of participants in the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.03

List of participants in the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.03/Add.01

List of participants in the Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.03/Corr.01

Schedule for the Preparation of Background Paper on New Scientific and Technological Developments Relevant to the Convention:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.04
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.04 (French)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.04 (Russian)
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.04 (Spanish)

Announcement by the Depository Governments:
BWC/CONF.I/PC/INF.05