States-parties to the Biological Weapons Convention agree on a financial fix, but little else.
One concern is the potential abuse of gene-editing technology.
India Joins Australia Group
States-parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), meeting in Geneva on Dec. 4-8, reached a last-minute accord on a substantive three-year work program leading to the 2021 review conference.
Iran’s demands on verification talks thwart agreement on steps to strengthen biological weapons ban.
An April preparatory committee meeting in Geneva addressed primarily procedural topics and heard new pledges of support as countries readied for the upcoming quinquennial review...