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MX1 (Cont'd) - 2nd Meeting, Biological Weapons Convention Meetings of Experts 2018
7 Aug 2018 -  Meeting of Experts on Cooperation and Assistance, with a Particular Focus on Strengthening Cooperation and Assistance Under Article X (MX1)
5. Review of the report by the ISU on the operation of the assistance and cooperation database established by the Seventh Review Conference and renewed by the Eighth Review Conference and consideration of its further operationalization, including measures to further strengthen the operation of the database, including in the light of BWC/MSP/2017/4
• Mr. Daniel Feakes, Chief, BWC Implementation Support Unit [brief presentation on submission of Article X reports]
• USA – WP.9
• Mr. Scott Spence, Expert, Committee Established Pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1540
• Dr. Vicente Paolo Yu III, Deputy Executive Director, South Centre
• Dr. Richard Cupitt, Senior Fellow, Stimson Center

6. Identification of challenges and obstacles to developing international cooperation, assistance and exchange in the biological sciences and technology, including equipment and material, for peaceful purposes to their full potential, and possible ways and means of overcoming these
BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.5 - Institutional Mechanism for International Co-operation and Compliance with Article X - Submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on behalf of the Group of the Non-Aligned Movement and Other States Parties to the BWC
BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.6 - Working Paper on Cooperation and Assistance, with a particular focus on Strengthening Cooperation and Assistance under Article X – Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
• Technical briefing by the OPCW, Ms. Xiaohui Wu, Head, International Cooperation Branch, OPCW

7. Development of guidelines and procedures for mobilizing resources, including financial resources on a voluntary basis to address gaps and needs
BWC/MSP/2018/MX.1/WP.3 - Report on BWC Implementation Workshop, Rabat, Morocco, 10-11 May 2018 - Submitted by the United States of America
• Guest of the Meeting presentation by CEPI, Ms. Gro Anett Nicolaysen

8. Facilitation of education, training, exchange and twinning programs and other means of developing human resources in biological sciences and technology related to implementation of the Convention, particularly in developing countries
• Technical briefing by the ICGEB, Dr. Alessandro Marcello

SPEAKERS
Stimson Center, Mr. Richard T. Cupitt
Venezuela (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Arline Diaz Mendoza
China, Mr. Liang Huigang
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
Switzerland, Ms. Dana Komarek
Brazil, Mr. Edro Luiz Dalcero
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Abdullah Massiri
United States of America, Mr. Scott Davis
Brazil, Mr. Edro Luiz Dalcero
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohsen Nazri Asl
Spain, Mr. Rafael Perez Mellado
Indonesia, Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta
INTERPOL, Mr. Adrien Sivignon
Venezuela (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Arline Diaz Mendoza
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohsen Nazri Asl
China, Ms. Lyu Xiaodong
Germany, Ms. Ruth Surkau
Cuba, Ms. Claudia Perez Alvarez
Chile, Ms. Pamela Moraga
Venezuela (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Arline Diaz Mendoza
Angola, Mr. Fernando Pedro Marques
Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Ladanov
Brazil, Mr. Pedro Luiz Dalcero
Saudi Arabia, Mr. Abdullah M. Assiri
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
France, Ms. Isabelle Daoust-Maleval
United States of America, Mr. Scott Davis
Indonesia, Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Mohsen Nazri Asl
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Kayhan Azadmanesh
Brazil, Mr. Pedro Luiz Dalcero
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
OPCW, Ms. Xiaohui Wu
Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Ladanov
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
OPCW, Ms. Xiaohui Wu
NGO, Ms. Filippa Lentzos
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