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Meeting of Experts (4-8 August 2014)

The 2014 Meeting of Experts will be held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 August 2014. The meeting will open at 10:00 on Monday 4 August in Room XVIII and is expected to close on Friday 8 August.

The Meeting of States Parties will be chaired by Ambassador Urs Schmid of Switzerland. In accordance with the decision of the Seventh Review Conference, the meeting will consider three standing agenda items (cooperation and assistance, with a particular focus on strengthening cooperation and assistance under Article X; review of developments in the field of science and technology related to the Convention; and strengthening national implementation), as well as the biennial item of How to strengthen implementation of Article VII.


Informal, indicative schedule

This informal, rolling, detailed indicative schedule combines details from the programme of work, with up-to-date information on side events, suggested panels for guests of the meeting, as well as a slot for the poster session. As additional information becomes available we will include proposed and confirmed contributions from States, international organizations and guests of the meeting. A condensed table-form summary of the informal, rolling, detailed indicative schedule is also available.


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BWC/MSP/2014/MX/1 Provisional Agenda

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BWC/MSP/2014/MX/2 Provisional Programme of Work for the Meeting of Experts

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BWC/MSP/2014/MX/INF.1 International organizations that may be involved in the provision of and coordination of assistance relevant to Article VII - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/MSP/2014/MX/INF.2 Previous agreements and understandings under the Convention relevant to strengthening the implementation of Article VII, including consideration of detailed procedures and mechanisms for the provision of assistance and cooperation by States Parties - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit

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BWC/MSP/2014/MX/INF.3 Advances in science and technology related to the Convention - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit

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Please note that 'et. al' is missing on Footnotes 30, 33, 41, and 71; please refer to the Advance Copy of this document.


BWC/MSP/2014/MX/INF.4 Background information on continuing challenges and obstacles to developing international cooperation, assistance, and exchange - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit

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A corrigendum is being processed for INF.4; please refer to the Advance Copy of this document with regards to Section III., paragraph 6.


BWC/MSP/2014/MX/WP.1 Making Article VII Effective - Submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Non-Paper - Pistes de travail sur la mise en oeuvre de l’article VII dans le cadre de la CIAB - Submitted by France (unofficial English translation).


Additional official documents will be added here when they become available; please also consult the advance version section below.


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