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BWC VEREX - 03rd Session



The third session of the Ad Hoc Group of Governmental Experts to Identify and Examine Potential Verification Measures from a Scientific and Technical Standpoint was held in Geneva from 24 May to 4 June 1993. The meeting was chaired by Ambassador Tibor Toth of Hungary.


Official Documents

Summary of the work of the Ad Hoc Group for the period 24 May to 4 June 1993:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/06

Draft Agenda:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.26

Draft Programme of Work:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.27

Draft summary of the work of the Ad Hoc Group for the period 24 May to 4 June 1993:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.28

Draft summary of the work of the Ad Hoc Group for the period 24 May to 4 June 1993:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.28/Rev.1
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.01/Rev.2

List of participants:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.06
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.06/Rev.1

List of documents submitted to the third session:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.07

Suggested schedule for consultations:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/MISC.03
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/MISC.03/Add.1

Provisional list of participants:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/MISC.04
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/MISC.04/Rev.1

Working paper submitted by Canada - A second case study:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.100

Working pager submitted by Canada - Collateral analysis and verification of biological and toxin research: A third case study:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.101

Working paper submitted by Canada - Collateral analysis and verification of biological and toxin research: The final case study:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.102

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Declarations as a potential measure for the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.103

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Auditing (off-site and on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.104

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation of the "On-site sampling and identification" measure :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.105
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.105/Rev.1

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Medical examination (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.106

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Production and acquisition:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.107

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation of identification of key equipment (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.108

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation of sampling and identification (off-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.109

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Information monitoring:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.110
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.110/Add.1

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands - Information monitoring. A case-study. A contribution to the evaluation of potential verification measures:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.111
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.111/Corr.1

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands and Canada - Bilateral trial inspection in a large vaccine production facility. A contribution to the evaluation of potential verification measures:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.112

Working paper submitted by ??? - Evaluation of verification measures in combination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.113

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Ground--based surveillance measures:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.114

Working paper submitted by Germany - Notifications and declarations. Producers of human vaccines:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.115

Working paper submitted by Germany - Sampling and identification. Reference laboratories:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.116

Working paper submitted by Germany - Sampling and identification. Data on reference strains:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.117

Working paper submitted by Germany - Sampling and identification. Transport of toxic and infectious samples:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.118

Working paper submitted by Germany - On determining types and quantities of biological agents:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.119

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Interviewing (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.120

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Visual inspection (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.121

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Potential verification measures. Stockpiling and storage:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.122

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. On-site: Sampling and identification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.123

Working paper submitted by the united States of America - Evaluation. Off-site: Sampling and identification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.124

Working paper submitted by the united States of America - Evaluation. On-site: Exchange visits:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.125

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Declarations:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.126

Working paper submitted by the united States of America - Evaluation. Oft-site: Remote sensing. Surveillance by satellite:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.127

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Off-site: Remote sensing. Surveillance by aircraft:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.128

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Off-site: Remote-sensing­ Ground-based surveillance:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.129

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Off-site: Observation:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.130

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Off-site: Auditing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.131

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. On-site: Interviewing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.132

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. Visual inspection (on--site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.133

Working paper submitted by United States of America - Evaluation. Identification of Key Equipment (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.134

Working paper submitted by the united States o f America - Evaluation. On-site inspection: Auditing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.135

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. On-site: Medical examination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.136

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Evaluation. On-site: Continuous monitoring:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.137

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - introduction to the evaluation. Observation (off site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.138

Working paper submitted by Canada - Potential verification measures for the BTWC: Sampling and identification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.139

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - On-site sampling and identification in commercial sites in BTWC verification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.140

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - UK practice inspection: Pharmaceutical pilot plant:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.141

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Detection and identification of biological agents and toxins by instrumental methods:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.142

Working paper submitted by Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Suggested -methodology for identifying­ combinations of interacting measures:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.143

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Continuous monitoring by instruments and by personnel:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.144

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Medical examination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.145

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Development:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.146

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - UK practice inspection: Pharmaceutical pilot plant:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.147

Working paper submitted by Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - FOCs on the combination of interacting, measures. Application of combination methodology :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.148
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.148/Rev.1

Working paper submitted by India - Introductory paper by the Indian delegation. Verification regimes for B W agents:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.149

Working paper submitted by the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries - Statement before the meeting of the Ad Hoc Group of governmental experts to identify and examine potential verification measures from a scientific and technical standpoint:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.150

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Surveillance of Publications:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.151

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Surveillance of Legislation:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.152

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Data on transfers, transfer requests and production :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.153

Working; paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Multilateral Information Sharing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.154

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Exchange visits (off-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.155

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Declarations:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.156

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evlauation of Surveillance by Satellite:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.157

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Surveillance by Aircraft (off-site and on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.158

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Ground-based surveillance:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.159

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Sampling and identification (off-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.160

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Observations (off-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.161

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of off-site auditing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.162

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. International arrangements (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.163

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of on-site interviewing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.164

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of visual inspection:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.165

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Identification of key equipment (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.166

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. On-site auditing:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.167

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur – Evaluation of Sampling and Identification (on-site):
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.168

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation of medical examination on-site measure of verification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.169

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Continuous monitoring by instruments:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.170

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Evaluation. Continuous monitoring by personnel:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.171

Working paper submitted by Brazil - The epidemiological approach: A way to find useful combinations:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.172

Working paper submitted by France - Tentative evaluation of combinations of some off-site and on­ site measures:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.173

Working paper submitted by the Russian Federation - The methodology to examine potential verification measures for compliance with the provisions of the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.174

Working paper submitted by Germany - Types and quantities of microbial and other biological agents and toxins:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.175

Working paper submitted by Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Measures in combination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.176

Working paper submitted by Rapporteur - Introduction to the evaluation. Surveillance by satellite:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.97