OPCW workshop convenes in Trieste

News Date: 19 Sep 2017

Trieste, 12-15 September 2017.

Some 20 young scientists from countries such as the DR Congo, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka convened in Trieste to attend the second 'Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to responsible research practices in chemical and biochemical sciences'. The first workshop in this series was hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa.

Among the speakers at the Trieste workshop were Sergey Zinoviev and Jonathan Forman from OPCW, Daniel Feakes from the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, and Jo Husbands of the US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine and a member of the IAP Biosecurity Working Group, and IAP Coordinator, Peter McGrath.