This page contains information for press and media interested in the Biological Weapons Convention and its meetings. It includes links to past press releases. For more information on accreditation and UN Press Services in Geneva please read the News & Media section.
For Press Releases since 2006, see the pages for the individual meetings.
Sixth Review Conference (20 November - 8 December 2006)
The Sixth Review Conference was presided over by Ambassador Masood Khan of Pakistan. It was attended by 103 States Parties, 10 Signatory States, 1 Observer State, 7 international organizations and 33 non-governmental organizations. In addition to reviewing the operation of the Convention and relevant scientific and technological developments, the Review Conference wrapped up the 2003 – 2005 Intersessional Process, created the 2007 – 2010 Intersessional Process, established an Implementation Support Unit, updated annual exchanges of information and agreed a plan of action on the promotion of universalization.
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