The 2017 Meeting of States Parties was held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 December 2017. The meeting opened at 10:00 on Monday 4 December in Room XVIII and close on Friday 8 December.
The Meeting of States Parties was chaired by Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill of India with Ambassador Michael Biontino of Germany and Ambassador Juraj Podhorský of Slovakia as the Vice-Chairs. In accordance with the decision of the Eighth Review Conference, the meeting sought to make progress on issues of substance and process for the period before the next Review Conference, with a view to reaching consensus on an intersessional process.
Informal Indicative Schedule
This informal indicative schedule
combines elements of the provisional programme of work and up-to-date information on side events.
Advance versions of documents
Communications from the Chairman
Information for participants
Statements & Presentations
Wednesday 6 December 2017
Thursday 7 December 2017
ISU presentation: Potential cost implications
European Union key messages on universalization
Friday 8 December 2017
European Union statement on the MSP outcome
1 December 2017 - Biological Weapons Convention Meeting of States Parties to convene in Geneva from 4 to 8 December 2017
18 December 2017- 2017 Meeting of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention concludes