Direct Project links

Harvard Sussex Program on Chemical and Biological Warfare

HSP is an inter-university collaboration for research, communication and training in support of informed public policy towards chemical and biological weapons.

Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex

SPRU has over 40 years' experience in the analysis of science, technology and innovation.

Official BTWC Links

UN Office in Geneva BTWC

Official website of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC).

International & Regional Organisations

African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) seeks to promote scientific excellence and capacity in the South for science-based sustainable development.

Australia Group

A link to the website of an informal forum of countries that seeks to ensure that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons.

Council of the European Union

A link to the division of non-proliferation, disarmament and export control of the European Council.

European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC)

A link to the national science academies of the EU-member states.

InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS)

A link to the InterAmerican network developed to support scientific and technological development in the Americas.

International Council for the Life Sciences (ICLS)

A link to the international council for the life sciences which addresses biological risks in terms of public health, safety and security.

Islamic World Academy for Science

A links to an international NGO active in Science and Technology for development.

Latin American Academy of Sciences

A link to the Latin American Academy of Sciences.

National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB)

A link to NSABB a Federal Advisory Committee chartered to provide advice, guidance, and leadership regarding biosecurity oversight of dual use research.

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

A link to Reports & Statements related to Chemical and Biological Weapons on the website of the Pugwash Organisation.

World Health Organization (WHO)

A link to the biological weapons section of the World Health Organisation website.

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

A link to the autonomous international organization, based in Trieste, Italy, that promotes scientific excellence for sustainable development in the South.

The InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (IAP)

A link to the InterAcademy panel, a global network of the world's science academies.

NGO and Academic links

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Policymakers working on security issues need ready access to the best scientific facts and thinking, and mechanisms for testing their own ideas against scientific and technological realities.

Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy

A link to the Biological weapons page of the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy.

BioWeapons Prevention Project (BWPP)

A link to the Bioweapons Prevention Project, a global network of civil society actors dedicated to the permanent elimination of biological weapons.

Bradford Disarmament Research Centre

A link to BDRC, an academic research institute focusing on arms control and disarmament in relation to chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

A link to the Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons at the Washington based non-profit, non-partisan research organization.

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

A link to the Chemical & Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program (CBWNP) at Monterey Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

A link to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control Project of the Federation of American Scientists.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

A link to the biological weapons section of the Stockholm based peace research institute, SIPRI.

SYNBIOSAFE Safety and Ethical Aspects of Synthetic Biology

A link to the EC funded European project looking at safety and ethical aspects of synthetic biology.

Hamburg University, The Research Group for Biological Arms Control

A link to the Research Group for Biological Arms Control at the University of Hamburg which conducts research and outreach activities related to the prevention of biological weapons development, production and use.

Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC)

A link to the Arms control and disarmament research programmes of the London based centre.