The 2014 Meeting of Experts will be held in the Palais des Nations from 4 to 8 August 2014. The meeting will open at 10:00 on Monday 4 August in Room XVIII and is expected to close on Friday 8 August.
Information for participants
Statements & Presentations
The Meeting of States Parties will be chaired by Ambassador Urs Schmid of Switzerland. In accordance with the decision of the Seventh Review Conference, the meeting will consider 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.
Temporary report files
An advance copy of the Chair's Annex is now available.
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.
Advance version of documents
Communications from the Chairman
All Meeting of Experts side events are listed on the side event flyer
. Additional side event information and documents can be posted here upon request from the organizers.
Global Health Security Agenda
The presentation slides
are available, along with the agenda
Can we Learn from History?
Related publications are available at the following link
Strengthening the BWC through a legally binding instrument
The related statement
has been made available.
Biosecurity education: toward an integrated approach
, presentation slides (Part 1
, Part 2
, Part 3
, Part 4
, Part 5
), key messages
, and key points
documents have been made available.