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Enhancing Biosecurity and Biosafety

Research and development in Life Sciences have the potential to bring about transformational change for the betterment of society, including through the convergence of advances in fields like synthetic biology, nanotechnology, information technology, the cognitive sciences, and neurosciences. However, the risks related to the misuse  of the technological advances cannot be ignored.

UNICRI has been at the forefront in understanding the potential security risks related to the advances in biology and developing response options.