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New Review Paper on “Private Sector and Codes”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the fifth Paper of the Review Series on Policy, Ethics and Security. The paper deals with examples of codes of conduct and practice on biosecurity and dual use issues, including some from the private sector. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

New Review Paper on “BW and the BWC: Bioethics and Dual Use”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the fourth Paper of the Review Series on Policy, Ethics and Security. The paper deals with bioethical issues related with the “dual use” dilemma. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

New Review Paper on “Environmental Aspects of Biosecurity and Practice Standards in Europe”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the first Paper of the Review Series on Environmental Aspects of Biosecurity. The paper deals with environmental aspects of biosecurity, environmental protection, GMOs and practice standards in Europe. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

New Review Paper on “BW and the BWC: History of the Prohibition Regime”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the third Paper of the Review Series on Policy, Ethics and Security. The paper deals with the history of the prevention regime of the misuse of life sciences and biotechnologies. In particular it addresses the International treaties. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

New Review Paper on “BW and the BWC: History of Misuse and Assimilation into the Security Apparatus”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the second Paper of the Review Series on Policy, Ethics and Security. The paper deals with the history of misuse of life sciences and with the assimilation of biological weapons into security and military apparatus. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

New Review Paper on “BW and the BWC: the Spectrum of Risks and Measures”

In the “Libraries” section it is available the first Paper of the Review Series on Policy, Ethics and Security. The paper deals with Biological Weapons and the Biological Weapons Convention, and in particular with the spectrum of risks and of preventive measures available. More information and the link to download the paper are available here

Article in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

We signal an article co-authored by an EUBARnet expert, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro from the University of Coimbra, which can be interesting in the framework of biosecurity and environmental protection aspects. The reference and the abstract are reported below. The article is available online from www.sciencedirect.com Daniela R. de Figueiredo, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro,b Sonia M. Esteves, Fernando J.M. Gonçalves, and Mario J. Pereira, Microcystin-producing blooms—a serious global public health issue, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 59 (2004) 151–163.

Article in Medicine, Conflict and Survival

An article on “Lessons learned from implementing education on dual use in Austria, Italy, Pakistan and Sweden” has been published on 20 March 2012 in a special issue of “Medicine Conflict and Survival” devoted to the issue of biological security in occasion of the Seventh Review Conference of the BTWC. Authors include the EUBARnet experts James Revill, M. Daniela Candia Carnevali and Giulio Maria Mancini. The article is accessibile from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13623699.2012.658624. The abstract is reported below. This paper provides insights into the achievements and challenges of implementing education on dual-use in four countries: Austria, Italy, Pakistan and Sweden. It draws attention to the different institutional mechanisms through which dual-use education may be introduced into academic curricula and some of the ...

New website online

New website of the European Biosecurity Awareness Raising Network