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Briefing Papers 3rd Series

No.11 Reviving The Intersessional Process: Achieving Effective Action by Graham S. Pearson, Filippa Lentzos & Nicholas A. Sims July 2015


No.10 Moving Forward Towards Consensus by Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims May 2014


No.9 Moving Forward with the Confidence Building Measures (CBMS) by Filippa Lentzos and Graham S. Pearson June 2013


No.8 Moving towards Enhanced Assurance of Compliance with the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims June 2013


No.7 Effective and Sustainable Biosecurity Education for those in the Life Sciences: The Benefits of Active Learning, by Tatyana Novossiolova, Giulio Mancini, and Malcolm Dando June 2013


No.6 Maximizing the Potential of the BTWC Intersessional Process by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims December 2012


No.5 Biosecurity Education for the Life Sciences: Nuclear Security Education Experience as a Model by Tatyana Novossiolova & Graham S. Pearson October 2012


No.4 Full and Effective Biological Risk Management by Simon Whitby & Graham S. Pearson July 2012


No.3 How to enable fuller participation in the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) by Filippa Lentzos and Graham S. Pearson July 2012


No.2 Standing Agenda Item on Science and Technology by Graham S. Pearson & Kathryn Nixdorff July 2012


No. 1 The Intersessional Period 2012 -- 2015 by Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims July 2012

 

Briefing Papers 2nd Series

No.19 Education, Outreach & Codes of Conduct: OPCW & IUPAC Activity, by Graham S. Pearson
November 2005


No.18 Raising Awareness: A Hippocratic Oath for Life Scientists, by Malcolm R. Dando and James Revill
November 2005


No.17 Effective Action to Strengthen the BTWC Regime: The Impact of Dual Use Controls on UK Science, by Caitríona McLeish & Paul Nightingale
May 2005


No.16 Codes of Conduct for the Life Sciences: Some Insights from UK Academia, by Malcolm R. Dando and Brian Rappert
May 2005


No.15 A Code of Conduct for the Life Sciences: A Practical Approach by Graham S. Pearson
November 2004

No.14 Two Decades of Strengthening the CBW Prohibitions: Priorities for the BTWC in the 21st Century by Graham S. Pearson
November 2004

No.13 Towards a Life Sciences Code: Countering the Threats from Biological Weapons by Brian Rappert
September 2004

No.12 The Second Meeting of Experts in July 2004: Common Understandings and Effective Actions by Graham S. Pearson
July 2004

No.11 Preparing for a Successful Outcome to the BTWC Sixth Review Conference in 2006, by Jez Littlewood -
December 2003

No.10 Towards the BTWC Sixth Review Conference: Making Best Use of the 26 March 2005 Anniversary, by Nicholas A. Sims
December 2003

No.9 Preparing for the First Meeting of the States Parties: II: Security and Oversight of Pathogenic Microorganisms and Toxins, by Graham S. Pearson
October 2003

No.8 Preparing for the First Meeting of the States Parties: I: National Implementing Legislation, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims
October 2003

No.7 Maximizing the Benefits of the Inter Review Conference Process: II: Security & Oversight of Pathogenic Microorganisms & Toxins, by Graham S. Pearson
August 2003

No.6 Maximizing the Benefits of the Inter Review Conference Process: I: National Implementation Legislation, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A Sims
July 2003

No.5 Maximizing the Security and Improving Oversight of Pathogenic Microorganisms and Toxins, by Graham S. Pearson
July 2003

No.4 National Measures to Establish and Maintain the Security and Oversight of Pathogenic Microorganisms and Toxins, by Graham S. Pearson
April 2003


No.3 National Measures to Implement the Prohibitions in the BTWC, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A Sims
January 2003


No.2 The New Multilateral Process for the BTWC: Ambiguities and Opportunities, by Nicholas A Sims
January 2003


No. 1 The New Approach to Strengthening the BTWC: A Data Resource, by Graham S. Pearson
January 2003

 

Briefing Papers 1st Series

1 Graham S. Pearson On-Site Investigations

July 1997

2 Graham S. Pearson The Necessity for Non-Challenge Visits

Sept 1997

3 Graham S. Pearson Discriminating Triggers for Mandatory Declarations

Sept 1997

4 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims National Implementation Measures

Jan 1998

5 Graham S. Pearson An Optimum Organisation

Jan 1998

6 Graham S. Pearson Article X: Some Building Blocks

Mar 1998

7 Graham S. Pearson Article X: Further Building Blocks

Mar 1998

8 Graham S. Pearson Article X: Pharmaceutical Building Blocks

July 1998

9 Graham S. Pearson Article X: Specific Measures to Achieve Implementation

July 1998

10 Graham S Pearson The Strengthened BTWC Protocol: An Integrated Regime

July 1998

11 J. P. Perry Robinson The CWC Verification Regime: Implications for the Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industry

July 1998

12 Graham S. Pearson Article III: Some Building Blocks

Oct 1998

13 Graham S. Pearson Article III: Further Building Blocks

Oct 1998

14 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims National Implementation Measures: An Update

Oct 1998

15 an R. Kenyon Non-Compliance Concern Investigations: Initiation Procedures

Oct 1998

16 Graham S. Pearson The BTWC Protocol Implementation: Practical Considerations

Oct 1998

17 Malcolm R. Dando The Strengthened BTWC Protocol: Implications for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry

Oct 1998

18 Graham S. Pearson & Malcolm R. Dando Visits: An Essential and Effective Pillar

Jan 1999

19 Daniel Feakes The Future BTWC Organization: Some Observations from the OPCW

Jan 1999

20 Graham S. Pearson Visits: An Essential Portfolio

Apr 1999

21 Mark Wheelis Outbreaks of Disease: Current Official Reporting

Apr 1999

22 Graham S. Pearson Article VII Measures: Optimizing the Benefits

July 1999

23 Graham S. Pearson BTWC Security Implications of Human, Animal and Plant Epidemiology

July 1999

24 Philip van Dalen Outbreaks of Disease: Current European Reporting

Sept 1999

25 Graham S. Pearson & Malcolm R. Dando The Emerging BTWC Protocol: An Integrated Reliable and Effective Regime

Sept 1999

26 Graham S. Pearson Visits : the Emerging Portfolio

Nov 1999

27 Graham S. Pearson The Emerging Protocol: A Quantified Evaluation of the Regime

Nov 1999

28 Graham S. Pearson The BTWC Protocol: Improving the Implementation of Article III of the Convention

Jan 2000

29 Graham S. Pearson Maximizing Security Benefits from Technical Cooperation in Microbiology and Biotechnology

July 2000

30 Ian R. Kenyon & Nicholas A. Sims Draft Resolution Establishing the Preparatory Commission for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Biological Weapons

July 2000

31 Daniel Feakes & Ian R. Kenyon The CWC Paris Resolution: Unresolved Issues

July 2000

32 Graham S. Pearson Scientific and Technical Implications of the Implementation of the BTWC Protocol

Nov 2000

33 Graham S. Pearson The BTWC Protocol: Improving the Implementation of Article III of the Convention: Pragmatic Considerations

Feb 2001

 

Review Conference Papers

No.31 The BTWC Seventh Review Conference: A Modest Outcome, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, March 2012 in PDF 2012


No.30 Achieving Realistic Ambitions for Decisions at the Seventh Review Conference, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, April 2011 in PDF 2011


No.29 A 2020 Vision for the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, March 2011 in PDF 2011


No.28 Promoting International Cooperation in the Field of Peaceful Biological Activities, by Graham S. Pearson March, 2011 in PDF 2011


No.27 The Provision of Scientific and Technological Advice to the Biolgical and Toxin Weapons Convention , by Malcolm R. Dando and Graham S. Pearson, February 2011 in PDF 2011


No.26 Effective Implementation of the BTWC: The Key Role of Awareness Raising and Education, by Simon Whitby and Malcolm Dando, Novebmer 2010 in PDF 2010


No.25 Achieving Consensus at the BTWC Seventh Review Conference, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, Novebmer 2010 in PDF 2010


No.24 Improving the BTWC Confidence-Building Measures Regime, by Filippa Lentzos, October 2010 in PDF 2010


No.23 An Accountability Framework for the BTWC, by Nicholas A. Sims, June 2010 in PDF 2010


No.22 An Annual Meeting for the BTWC by Nicholas A. Sims, June 2010 in PDF 2010


No.21 Preparing for the BTWC Seventh Review Conference in 2011, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, May 2010 in PDF 2010


No.20 Towards a New Implementation Mechanism for the BTWC, by Graham S. Pearson, November 2007 in PDF 2007


No.19 The Successful Outcome of the BTWC Sixth Review Conference, by Graham S. Pearson, January 2007 in PDF 2007


No.18 In-Depth Implementation of the BTWC: Education and Outreach, by Brian Rappert, Marie Chevrier, and Malcolm Dando, November 2006 in PDF 2006


No.17 The Blix Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report: Biological Weapons Related Issues, by Graham S. Pearson, June 2006 in PDF 2006


No.16 Successful Outcomes for the BTWC Sixth Review Conference, by Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims March 2006 in PDF 2006


No.15 The BTWC Sixth Review Conference in 2006 by Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims, November 2005 in PDF 2005


No.14 The UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel: Biological Weapons Related Issues, by Graham S. Pearson, May 2005 in PDF 2005


No.13 Achieving Effective Action on Universality and National Implementation: The CWC Experience by Scott Spence, April 2005 in PDF 2005


No.12 Remedies for the Institutional Deficit of the BTWC: Proposals for the Sixth Review Conference, by Nicholas A. Sims, March 2005 in PDF 2005


No.11 What Would be a Successful Outcome for the BTWC Sixth Review Conference in 2006?, by Jez Littlewood, March 2005 in PDF
2005


No.10 Preparing for the BTWC Sixth Review Conference in 2006, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas A. Sims, February 2005 in PDF 2005


No.9 The Resumed Fifth BTWC Review Conference: Maximizing the Benefits from the Final Declaration, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas Sims, October 2002 in PDF 2002


No.8 Return to Geneva: Uncertainties and Options, by Graham S. Pearson and Nicholas Sims, October 2002 in PDF 2002


No.7 Return to Geneva: A Comprehensive List of Measures by Graham S. Pearson, August 2002 in PDF 2002


No.6 Return to Geneva: The United Kingdom Green Paper by Graham S. Pearson in PDF 2002


No.5 Return to Geneva: The Next Stage of the BTWC Fifth Review Conference by Nicholas A. Sims in PDF 2002


No.4 The US Statement at the Fifth Review Conference: Compounding the Error in Rejecting the Composite Protocol by Graham S. Pearson, Malcolm R. Dando & Nicholas A. Sims in PDF 2002


No.3 New Scientific and Technological Developments of Relevance to the Fifth Review Conference in PDF 2001


No.2 The Functions of the BTWC Review Conferences: Maximizing the Benefits from the Fifth Review Conference, Review Conference Paper No. 2, 2001 in PDF 2001


No.1 The Fifth BTWC Review Conference: Opportunities and Challenges, Review Conference Paper No. 1, 2001 in PDF 2001

 

Evaluation Papers

1 Graham S. Pearson The BTWC Protocol: An Overall Evaluation

July 1999

2 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article X: National Implementation Measures

July 1999

3 Nicholas A. Sims Articles XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX and XXIII: Status of the Annexes and Appendices, Signature, Ratification, Accession and Authentic Texts

Sept 1999

4 Nicholas A. Sims Article XV: Duration and Withdrawal

Sept 1999

5 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article XX: Entry into Force

Sept 1999

6 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article XXI: Reservations

Sept 1999

7 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article XXII: Depositary/ies

Sept 1999

8 Nicholas A. Sims Article V: Measures to Redress a Situation and to Ensure Compliance

Nov 1999

9 Nicholas A. Sims Article XI: Relationship of the Protocol to the BTWC and Other International Agreements

Nov 1999

10 Nicholas A. Sims Article XII: Settlement of Disputes

Nov 1999

11 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article XIII: Review of the Protocol

Nov 1999

12 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article XIV: Amendments

Jan 2000

13 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article VI: Assistance and Protection Against Biological and Toxin Weapons

Jan 2000

14 Ian R. Kenyon, Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article IX: The Organization

Jan 2000

15 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Preamble

Mar 2000

16 Graham S. Pearson & Nicholas A. Sims Article IV: Confidentiality Provisions

Mar 2000

17 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims, Malcolm R. Dando & Ian R. Kenyon The BTWC Protocol: Proposed Complete Text for an Integrated Regime

Mar 2000

18 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims, Malcolm R. Dando & Ian R. Kenyon The BTWC Protocol: Revised Proposed Complete Text for an Integrated Regime

July 2000

19 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims, Malcolm R. Dando & Ian R. Kenyon The BTWC Protocol: Proposed Complete Text for an Integrated Regime

Sept 2000

20 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims & Malcolm R. Dando The Composite Protocol Text: An Effective Strengthening of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

Apr 2001

21 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims & Malcolm R. Dando The Composite Protocol Text: An Evaluation of the Costs and Benefits to States Parties

July 2001

22 Graham S. Pearson, Nicholas A. Sims & Malcolm R. Dand The US Rejection of the Composite Protocol: A Huge Mistake based on Illogical Assessments

Aug 2001