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Seminar 2: “Rapid international Response to Biological Incidents: Lessons for the BWC”, 16 April 2019, GCSP


Seminar Programme

Rapid International Response to Biological Incidents: Lessons for the BWC ”

16 April 2019
Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Welcome Remarks

  • Mr Daniel Feakes, Chief, BWC Implementation Support Unit
  • H.E. Ambassador Nobushige Takamizawa, Permanent Representative of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament
  • Dr Christina Schöri-Liang, Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow, GCSP

Update of Project
Session I: Introduction
Session II: The Deployment of National Rapid Response Units to International Biological Incidents
Session III: Rapid Response Capacities available at the International Level
Session IV: Interoperability, Training, Standards, and Certification
Session V: Panel Discussion
  • Ambassador Yann Hwang, Permanent Representative of France to the Conference on Disarmament; Chair of the 2019 BWC Meeting of States Parties
  • Lieutenant General (Ret.) MC Chalermsuk Yugala Advisor, Royal Thai Army Chemical Department Bangkok, Thailand
  • Moderator: Mr Daniel Feakes, Chief, BWC ISU

Wrap up and Closing Remarks (BWC ISU)

The full seminar report incl. the speakers’ biographies can be found here.