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Singapore's Biorisk Code of Conduct for Life Sciences Industry and Professionals

The CoC is an important document that seeks to prevent the potential misuse of the life sciences by promoting a culture of responsibility amongst those involved in activities with biohazardous materials in Singapore and beyond

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Publication date
5 September 2022
Authors
Service for Foreign Policy Instruments | Joint Research Centre
CBRN areas
Bio-safety/bio-securityDenying support for misuse and terrorismPublic health impact mitigation
CBRN categories
Biological
Publications for CBRN-EUP2P
CoE PublicationsCBRN resources

Description

Singapore’s Biorisk Code of Conduct for Life Sciences Industry and Professionals aims to ensure the promotion of best practices stemming from the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention, UN Security Council Resolution 1540, the International Health Regulations and WHO biosecurity guidance, as well as compliance with relevant national acts and regulations. The document lays down appropriate principles of ethical standards, awareness raising, risk assessment and mitigation, oversight and accountability, and communications.

In development for three years, the Code was prepared by the Biorisk Association of Singapore with support from Singapore’s Ministry of Health and the EU CBRN CoE.

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Singapore Biorisk Code of Conduct for Life Sciences Industry and Professionals
English
(1.91 MB - PDF)
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