This report summarizes discussions held during a workshop hosted by the Council on Strategic Risks on September 26, 2022, focused on ending extreme risks from biological threats. Conversations centered around a few core subject areas: pathogen early warning, public-private collaboration, interagency efforts and collaboration, and strategic communications.
Tag: biological threats
We’re Hiring: Full Time Position for Addressing Biological Threats
The Council on Strategic Risks seeks to hire a full-time team member focused on addressing biological threats. This may be a Fellow or Senior Fellow role, depending on the expertise of the applicants.
Improving Response to Disease Outbreaks: Ambassador Üzümcü Makes the Case for New International Biotech Organization
Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, presented the case for The International Biotech Organization (IBTO) to the Biological Sub-Working Group of the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction on October 6, 2022.
Event Summary: Building Capacities for Addressing Future Biological Threats
On September 20th, CSR hosted a webinar titled “Building Capacities for Addressing Future Biological Threats.” The webinar featured a keynote address from Dr. David Christian Hassell, followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Pardis Sabeti and Dr. Akhila Kosaraju.
RECAP: Congressional Biosecurity Luncheon
By Jackson du Pont On Tuesday, September 27th, the Council on Strategic Risks partnered with Building Stronger Futures to host a Congressional Luncheon with Congressman Ritchie Torres [D-NY] and Dr. Beth Cameron. Rep. Torres introduced Dr. Cameron, who currently serves…
Monkeypox and the Convergence of Climate, Ecological, and Biological Security Risks
By Brigitte Hugh, Lillian Parr, and Dr. Dan Regan A recent study published in Nature found that 218 of the 375 infectious diseases that have impacted humanity have been exacerbated by climate hazards intensified by greenhouse gas emissions. In addition,…
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Event: Building Capacities for Addressing Future Biological Threats
In this webinar, experts will discuss the changing biological threat landscape and some key avenues to improve preparedness and response capabilities for addressing future biological threats.
The Ongoing Review of Dual-use Research Policy
This post highlights important recommendations on DURC to frame what outcomes we hope to see from the NSABB Review.
RELEASE: Top Experts Release Handbook for Ending Catastrophic Biological Risks
December 20, 2021, Washington, DC - In a time of daily confusion in the public discourse on the current pandemic, the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR), is releasing A…
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CSR Webinar: Preventing the Next Pandemic—Leveraging Today’s Tools to Address the Biological Threats of the Future
By Lillian Parr On Monday, November 15, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar to discuss innovative technologies for addressing biological risks and how the U.S. government can most effectively invest in them. These technologies span a broad…
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