Presentations in 2018

Verification of Chemical Weapons,

Master’s Programme on Arms Control and International Security, King’s College, London, 29 January 2018

Key Topics: Chemical | Armament | Security

CBRN Agents: Core Concepts,

Export Control of Dual-use Materials and Technologies in GUAM Countries, Seminar organised by the Science and Technology Center in Ukraine (STCU), Kiev, 14-15 March 2018

Key Topics: Security | Nuclear | Science

Extracting CBW from security equations in the Middle East,

WMD in the Middle East, Roundtable organised by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) of the US National Defense University (NDU), Geneva, 17 – 18 April 2018

Key Topics: Security | Middle East | Science

Future Challenges for the Chemical Weapons Convention,

Lecture in the cycle ‘Arms Control and Proliferation’, University of Antwerp, 17 May 2018

Key Topics: CWC | Armament | Education

Challenges of Scientific and Technological Evolution for Export Control Systems, Seminar organised by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) with the Ministry of Investments and Development of Kazakhstan, Astana, 24 – 25 May 2018
Role of education and outreach in the prevention of the re-emergence of chemical weapons,

Presentation to the Open-Ended Working Group preparing the Fourth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention at its ninth meeting on behalf of the OPCW Advisory Board on Education and Outreach (ABEO), 30 May 2018

Terrorism and Criminal Acts with Chemical & Biological Weapons Assessing Risks of CBW Acquisition,

Conference on Disarmament, Subsidiary Body 5, Topic: Proliferation to Non-State Groups, United Nations, Geneva, 21 June 2018

Key Topics: Terrorism | Biological | Chemical

Developing human resources in biological sciences and technology related to implementation of the BTWC: Some Insights from the OPCW Advisory Board on Education and Outreach (ABEO),

International Workshop on Cooperation and Assistance under Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, Organised by the BTWC Implementation Support Unit and the Government of Norway, Geneva, 22 June 2018

Key Topics: Biological | Science | BTWC

Strategic Trade Control and Non-Proliferation (EU Summer University, Baden, Austria, 9-13 July 2018)
Origins of Article VII of the BTWC: The meaning of ‘Emergency Assistance’,

Assistance, Response and Preparedness, BTWC Meeting of Experts IV – Side Event Hosted by France, Geneva, 14 August 2018

Key Topics: BTWC | Document | Biological

Chemical Warfare: past, present, and future,

The Long Shadow of 1918 for Contemporary Security Politics, Conference on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament, Ghent, 3 September 2018

Key Topics: Chemical | Education | Security

EU lunchtime briefing on multilateral disarmament and non-proliferation regimes,

convened by Austria, EU Presidency, Brussels, 25 September 2018

Key Topics: European Union | Disarmament | NPT

Biological & Toxin Weapons ConventionHistorical perspective and actual application,

Biological Warfare Defence Awareness Course NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany, 18 September 2018

Key Topics: Biological | BTWC | Education

Small and Medium Entrepreneurship: Problems and Prospects of Development in Ukraine, Conference organised by Taras Schevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Economics Kyiv, Ukraine, 15 November 2018

Key Topics: Biological | Education | Disarmament

Addressing Chemical Security and Safety through Education: Some Insights from the OPCW Advisory Board on Education and Outreach (ABEO),

Next Generation Biosecurity: Evolving biosecurity education & engaging scientists, Side event organised by the United Kingdom and Biosecure, BTWC Meeting of States Parties, Geneva, 6 December 2018

Key Topics: Biological | Education | Disarmament

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