In line with the Secretary General Agenda for Disarmament and the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, in partnership with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), will convene a three-day international conference to strengthen women’s participation in Peace and Security, Disarmament and efforts to prevent the proliferation of WMDs to non-State actors.
Annual Conference 2020 is designed to cover the breadth of microbiology research and its comprehensive scientific programme has over 30 sessions taking place over five days in a range of formats,
The National Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Terrorism is designed to achieve a set of strategic objectives whose common purpose is to greatly reduce the probability that extremist groups and individuals will conduct attacks using WMD.
President Donald Trump on Monday. December 10, approved the National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism, in a bid to counter extremist groups' attempt to use Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) against the US.
The SIGMA+ program calls for the development of highly sensitive detectors and advanced intelligence analytics to detect minute traces of substances related to WMD threats.
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Epigenetic Characterization and Observation (ECHO) program seeks to build a field-deployable technology that reads a person’s epigenome and identifies signatures that indicate whether they have ever been exposed to materials that could be associated with weapons of mass destruction.
This paper focuses on North Korea’s biological weapons capabilities.
Advances in the life sciences are increasingly integrated with fields such as materials science, information technology, and nanotechnology to impact the global economy. Although not traditionally viewed as part of bio-technology, information technology and data science have become major components of the biological sciences as researchers move toward –omics experimental approaches.
This meeting recap was prepared by staff of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (“Academies”) as an informal record of issues that were discussed during public sessions of the Academies’ Workshop on Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: Applications and Implications for Emerging Science, held on July 27 and 28, 2015. This document was prepared for information purposes only and as a supplement to the meeting agenda.
This document provides an assessment of current biological threats and risks.