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WHO Informal Consultation on Dual-Use Research of Concern (DURC)

Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 26-28 February 2013

WHO is convening an informal consultation on the broader issues regarding Dual-Use Research of Concern (DURC).

The objective of this meeting is to share perspectives on key issues and concerns related to DURC, identify existing approaches and safeguards for managing DURC, consider critical gaps and actions to initiate.

Stakeholders from public health, science, research policy, security, ethics, communications, and international agencies have been invited to participate.

Following this consultation a report will be published on the WHO website.

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