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Disarmament

BWC VEREX - 01st Session

The first session of the Ad Hoc Group of Governmental Experts to Identify and Examine Potential Verification Measures from a Scientific and Technical Standpoint was held in Geneva from 30 March to 10 April 1992. The meeting was chaired by Ambassador Tibor Toth of Hungary.


Official Documents

Agenda:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/1

Report:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/2

Draft Summary of the Examination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.1

Draft Summary of the Examination:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.2
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.2/Rev.1
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.2/Rev.2
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.3
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.4
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/CRP.4/Rev.1
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.1
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.2
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.3/Rev.1
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/INF.4

Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Verification of the BTWC: Possible directions:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.01

Working paper submitted by France - Group of experts on the verification of the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.02
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.02/Corr.1

Working paper submitted by the Netherlands - Discussion paper:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.03

Working paper submitted by Germany - Options for the verification of the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.04

Working paper submitted by UK (?) - LTN Special Commission BW inspections in Iraq: Lessons for the Ad Hoc Experts Group on verification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.05

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Microorganisms and toxins: A brief overview:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.06

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Biotechnology: An overview of techniques, research and applications :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.07

Working pane: submitted by the United States of America - Verification measures: Goals and purposes:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.08

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - The nature of Biological defence:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.09

Working paper submitted by Australia - The BTWC: A possible verification regime:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.10

Working paper submitted by Sweden - Outline for a systematic approach on technical verification measures and their applications for the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.11
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.11/APPENDICES/Rev.1

Working paper submitted by the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic - Verification regime of the BTWC. Relevance of some information from annual exchange of data in the names of the BTWC for the verification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.12

Working paper submitted by France - Potentially weaponizable biological agents: A tentative typology:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.13

Working paper submitted by Portugal - Types of information relevant for verification. Statement of Prof A. Penha Goncalves:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.14

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Statement of Dr. Edward J. Lacey, head of the united States delegation to the Ad Hoc Group of BWC Governmental Experts on 1 April 1992 :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.15

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Animal vaccine production:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.16

Working paper submitted by the United States of America - Brewery operations:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.17

Working paper submitted by Bulgaria - Verification regime of the BTWC. Relevance of some information from annual exchange of data in the frames of the BTWC for the verification:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.18

Working; paper submitted by Iraq - Extracts from a factual report issued by the Iraqi relevant authorities about the measures taken by Iraq in accordance with Security Council resolution 687 (1991) “The biological aspects”:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.19

Working paper submitted by Sweden - First steps towards a trial inspection of a vaccine production plant:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.20

Working paper submitted by Iraq - Proposals for identification of measures which could determine whether a state party is developing microbial or other biological agents or toxins, of types and in quantities that have no justification for prophylactic, pr:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.21

Working paper submitted by Peru - Statement by the head of the delegation of Peru, Dr. Fe1ix Calderon, to the VEREX group :
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.22

Working paper submitted by the Russian Federation - Illustrative list of potential BW agents:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.23

Working paper submitted by Italy - The BTWC. Verification regime: Some Suggested criteria:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.24

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Elements of B W monitoring systems:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.25

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Natural biological bomb: A need for biotechnology in developing countries:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.26

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Concerns and views of a vaccine producer of the developing countries:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.27

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Guidelines to differentiate between prohibited and permitted activities:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.28

Working paper submitted by India - A preliminary approach to the verification regime for the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.29

Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran - Evaluation of the identified potential verification measures. A quantitative approach:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.30

Canada - Capabilities and limitations of overhead remote sensing for verification within the context of the BTWC:
BWC/CONF.III/VEREX/WP.31