Confidence-Building Measure A - Part 2

Form A, part 2 (i)

Are there any national programmes to conduct biological defence research and development within the territory of the State Party, under its jurisdiction or control anywhere? Activities of such programmes would include prophylaxis, studies on pathogenicity and virulence, diagnostic techniques, aerobiology, detection, treatment, toxinology, physical protection, decontamination and other related research.

Form A, part 2 (ii)

National biological defence research and development programmes


The Home Office (HO) co-ordinates the CONTEST programme. The research undertaken under this programme is aimed at enhancing the UK’s capability to minimise the risk of a CBRN terrorist incident. Areas addressed include:

Form A, part 2 (iii)

Facilities (biological defence research and development programmes)

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