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Meeting Notes - April 11, 2005

Global Public Health and Biological Security: Complementary Approaches

International Peace Institute

 

 

This note summarizes the key points discussed at a meeting held on March 3, 2005, on the recommendations of the Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change in relation to biological security and public health. While acknowledging that biological security and public health represent one of the most compelling instances of the nexus of development and security, discussants also acknowledged the acute challenges of raising awareness, designing workable solutions, and mobilizing critical support that the UN and broader international community face.

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