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MX5 - 1st Meeting, Biological Weapons Convention Meetings of Experts 2019
8 Aug 2019 -  AGENDA ITEM 1: Opening of the Meeting
• Remarks by the Chair, Mr. Laurent Masmejean, of Switzerland

AGENDA ITEM 2: Adoption of the agenda
• BWC/MSP/2019/MX.5/1

AGENDA ITEM 3: Adoption of the rules of procedure

AGENDA ITEM 4: Consideration of the full range of approaches and options to further strengthen the Convention and its functioning through possible additional legal measures or other measures in the framework of the Convention
• BWC/MSP/2019/MX.5/WP.1 – Institutional Strengthening of the Convention: Reflections on the 2001 Protocol and the Verification Challenge – Submitted by the United Kingdom
• BWC/MSP/2019/MX.5/WP.2 – Utilizing the Convention’s Tools to Strengthen its Institutional Function – Submitted by the United States
• BWC/MSP/2019/MX.5/WP.3 – International conference “Global biosecurity challenges. Problems and solutions”, Sochi, 20-21 June 2019 – Submitted by the Russian Federation
• BWC/MSP/2019/MX.5/WP.4 – Institutional Strengthening of the Convention – Submitted the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and other States Parties to the BWC
• Presentation by UNIDIR
• Presentation by the ISU

2019 BWC Meeting of Experts on Institutional Strengthening of the Convention (MX5) 8 August 2019
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