Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Course for U.S. Government Personnel

Publication Date: 
June 2016
Description: 
Lecture slides
Project: 
The Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project
Document Type: 
Conference Reports, Presentations and Other Documents

Long history of efforts to prevent biological agents, equipment & knowledge from resulting in destructive consequences

• Numerous governance efforts • Multiple levels: international, national, local, individual

• Many forms: treaties, resolutions, policies, etc. • Different aspects: safety & security, controlling access, assessing & mitigating risks

• Focus today: 6 things to understand about biological problem