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Contact :

Email:events_secretariat@oie.int
Tel: 33 (0) 1 44 15 18 65
Fax: 33 (0) 1 42 67 09 87
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
12 rue de Prony, 75017 Paris
FRANCE

Objectives
 
  • Promote and raise awareness for the mechanisms in place to mitigate biological threats;

  • Support non-proliferation efforts of the UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (UNSCR 1540) and the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention (BWC);

  • Explore potential dual-use technologies;

  • Highlight valuable contributions to biological threat reduction among different sectors;

  • Develop recommendations on inter-sectoral activities to be undertaken by partners to reduce biological threats;

  • Bring together scientists, governmental authorities, economists and security experts to foster a community where science is used for peaceful activities and not as a means to an end.



World Organisation for Animal Health • 12 rue de Prony 75017 Paris (France) • Tel.: 33(0)1 44.15.18.88 • Fax: 33(0)1 42.67.09.87 • www.oie.int • oie@oie.int
Organised with the financial support from the WMD Threat Reduction Program - Global Affairs Canada; the European Union; the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; and the United States Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The OIE would also like to thank the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for their significant support in organising this conference.
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