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Meeting of Experts (4-8 August 2014)

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The 2014 Meeting of Experts was held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 August 2014. The meeting opened at 10:00 on Monday 4 August in Room XVIII and closed on Friday 8 August.

The Meeting of States Parties was chaired by Ambassador Urs Schmid of Switzerland. In accordance with the decision of the Seventh Review Conference, the meeting considered 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.

BWC/MSP/2014/MX/3 Report of the Meeting

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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  • Advance copy Working Paper - National Implementation, submitted by Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand
dans le cadre de la CIAB (unofficial English version: Avenues for action on implementing Article VII under the BTWC), submitted by France

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Presentations given are uploaded based on the file on the conference computer, unless the speaker notifies otherwise. Statements made are posted upon request; please forward the final version of the statement to the BWC ISU.

Monday 4 August - Afternoon:
Tuesday 5 August - Morning:
Tuesday 5 August - Afternoon: [Related articles flagged by the presenter:
Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network: Doing good by making high-quality vaccines affordable to all ;
Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network (DCVMN): Engaging to step up for vaccine discovery and access. Meeting Report 2012 ;
Better vaccines for healthier life. Part I. Conference report of the DCVMN International 14th Annual General Meeting Hanoi, Vietnam]
Wednesday 6 August - Morning:
Wednesday 6 August - Afternoon: [Related articles flagged by the presenter:
"Regulating Gene Drives: Regulating gaps must be filled before gene drives could be used in the wild" ;
"Concerning RNA-guided gene drives for the alteration of wild populations" ]

Thursday 7 August - Morning:
Thursday 7 August - Afternoon:
Friday 8 August - Morning:

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