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Today, on 25th anniversary of @OPCW we are happy to launch CBWNet, a project by @IFSHHamburg @HSKF_PRIF @jlugiessen ZNF @UniHH, funded by @BMBF_Bund. Over next 4 years we will be working together to strengthen norms against #chemicalweapons and #biologicalweapons.
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Thankful for guidance and advice from our transfer network: Ahmet Üzümcü, @elvira_rosert @dfeakes @CarolineFehl @RevillJames Nomi Bar-Yacoov, Hans-Georg Weinig and Stefan Mogl and looking forward to working with project partners @GERMANYonUN and @Leopoldina
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1/ On 4 April the 9th #1972BWC Preparatory Committee will convene until the 11th.
It had been proposed to have a 1-day meeting, basically to decide on postponing the PrepCom until later because the NPT Review Conference was rescheduled to August, ...
2/ ... which meant overlap with the dates foreseen for the BTWC RevCon.
Also, the Non-Aligned Movement is still not able to find consensus on nominating the President for the BTWC RevCon.
However, a BTWC state party had to break the silent procedure, as a consequence of which ...
3/ ... the full PrepCom meeting will go ahead.

What can we expect to happen?
Well, after 3 sessions in the #UNSC accusing #Ukraine of harbouring #BiologicalWeapons programmes funded by the #USA, the #EuropeanUnion and #Germany in its laboratories, and ...
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🚨New RUSI paper, ‘Small-Scale Chemical and Biological Production: Current Threats and Future Trajectories’ by @DanKaszeta is out now!…
The report reveals how developments in science and technology will simplify efforts by hostile actors to operate small-scale chemical and #biologicalweapons production.
General emphasis in arms control and non-proliferation debates has focused on the threat of chemical & biological materials as weapons of warfare, but the threat of such materials being used in situations other than war, such as #terrorist attacks & assassinations, is now clear.
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I am looking forward to the sh*tfight when #China is first to export an affordable vaccine for the #coronavirus , to the relief of billions, only to meet a storm of abuse from Trump, BigFarma and all the others who hate public health systems -… Image
Which state has been the leader in developing #biologicalweapons ? This from 2019.…
20 #coronavirus vaccines being fast-tracked. Image
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#Corona Unmasked: Chinese intelligence officer reveals truth that it's a #BiologicalWeapon China developed and was to use to end Hong Kong protests but it backfired. If it's true, world must come together to end #biologicalweapons #CoronavirusOutbreak…
Disturbing questions about #coronavirus and China's role in #CoronavirusOutbreak how come 'all is well' in many parts of China while #WuhanCoronavius wreaking havoc world over? #CoronaKoDhona…
190 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Malaysia, almost all infections linked to an Islamic event in a Tablighi Mosque.
#Coronavid19 #coronapocolypse #WuhanCoronavirus…
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