Geneva workshop of the Pugwash Study Group on the Implementation of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions

On 18-19 November 2006 the Pugwash Study Group on the Implementation of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions held its 25th Workshop, Towards a Successful Outcome for the Sixth Review Conference, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Geneva report on CBW

Rapporteur: Catherine Jefferson



Daniel Feakes and Caitriona McLeish, Biosecurity, Stakeholders and Networks

Jeanne Guillemin, The Importance of International Legal Restraints on Biological Weapons

Nicolas Isla, Strengthening the Confidence Building Measure Regime: A Catalogue of Recommendations

Filippa Lentzos, The Political Economy of Fear: Mapping the Emerging Biodefence Industry

Bob Mathews, Contribution to discussion of Codes of Contact issues

Jiri Matousek, Chemical Weapons Convention: Status and Actual Problems of Implementation

Jiri Matousek and Otakar Mika, National Implementation of the Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention:  Approach of the Czech Republic

Kathryn Nixdorff, Scientific and Technological Challenges to the BTWC

Graham S. Pearson, An Integrated and Comprehensive Approach to the Article by Article Review

J P Perry Robinson, The Governance Regime for Biological and Chemical Weapons, and the Review Conferences of 2006 and 2008

Roger Roffey, Key Issues, National Implementation, CBMS and Annual Meetings for the Sixth Review Conference

Nicholas A Sims, Precautionary measures to discourage withdrawal from the Biological Weapons Convention: Proposals for strengthening the Article XIII section of the 2006 Final Declaration

Jonathan B Tucker, Biosecurity Strategies to Prevent Bioterrorism: A comparison of Policies in the United States and Germany

Jean Pascal Zanders, Universalisation of the BTWC:  Experiences from the field


Erhard Geißler, Biowaffen für die Bundeswher? Dr Petras und „die Entlarvung der westdeutschen B-Waffen Rüstung“ durch das MfS

Erhard Geißler, Die Rolle deutscher Biowaffenexperten in die Zeit nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg

Kathryn McLaughlin, Concept Paper on the Establishment of a Sponsorship Programme to Promote BWC Universalisation and Implementation

Graham S. Pearson, The BTWC Sixth Review Conference in 2006

Katie Smallwood, Report on the 24th Workshop of the Study Group of Implementation of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions: Achieving a Successful Outcome of the Second CWC Review

M.S Swaminathan, Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, Jeffrey Boutwell, 56th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs: A Region in Transition: Peace and Reform in the Middle East