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Addressing the Biosecurity Governance Challenges Posed by the Ebola Epidemic

Side Event at the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC)

On Thursday, 10 November 2016, there will be a Side Event at the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) "Addressing the Biosecurity Governance Challenges Posed by the Ebola Epidemic"-

The event will be sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom with financial support from the International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI)

Chair:

Dr Lorna Miller, UK Delegation to the Eighth Review Conference of the BWC

Speakers:

Dr Akin Abayomi, Professor in the Department of Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

“Biosecurity concerns during and after the West African Ebola outbreak”

Mr Scott Spence, Programme Director, VERTIC, London

“A legislative framework for biosecurity in Sierra Leone”

Mr Marc Finaud, Senior Programme Advisor, GCSP, Geneva

“Global Biosecurity: Towards a New Governance Paradigm”

 

(No registration necessary – Badge required for entry to the Palais des Nations)

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Location

Palais des Nations, Room XXIV

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