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Meeting of States Parties (4-8 December 2017)



The 2017 Meeting of States Parties will be held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 December 2017. The meeting will open at 10:00 on Monday 4 December in Room XVIII and close on Friday 8 December.

The Meeting of States Parties will be 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 will seek 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.

Information in the following sections will be updated as it becomes available.

Participants who do not already have access badges for the Palais des Nations in Geneva must register at https://reg.unog.ch/event/22463/ . More details in the "registration" section below.

In order to avoid long queues on the opening day of the meeting, delegations are strongly recommended to collect their badges on Friday 1 December, from 8 am.


Informal Indicative Schedule

This informal indicative schedule (note: yet to be uploaded) combines elements of the provisional programme of work and up-to-date information on side events.

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BWC/MSP/2017/1 - Provisional agenda - Submitted by the Chairman
(available in all six official UN languages)

BWC/MSP/2017/2 - Provisional Programme of Work - Submitted by the Chairman
(available in all six official UN languages)

BWC/MSP/2017/3 - 2017 Report on universalization activities - Submitted by the Chairperson
(available in all six official UN languages)

BWC/MSP/2017/4 - 2017 Report of the Implementation Support Unit - Submitted by the Implementation Support Unit (available in all six official UN languages)

BWC/MSP/2017/WP.1 - Peer Review Exercise on the National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention (Morocco 9-11 May 2017) - Submitted by Morocco



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