The regional workshop in pursuit of global unity and addressing the looming threat of bioterrorism in the world countries will be held in Kenya on 17 October.
The conference will look at matters concerning global peace and security.
“This workshop seeks to amplify ongoing efforts for the universalization of the biological weapon convention, as countries seek to address issues of global peace,” NACOSTI Director General, Prof. Walter Oyawa stated.
The National Commission for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NACOSTI) will be co-hosting the event with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA).
In 2020, the outgoing Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i issued his worry concerning institutions of higher learning becoming major recruitment centres for terrorists.
Matiang’i emphasised that Kenya was at risk of attacks from chemical and biological weapons.
This he attributed was likely to happen due to lack of laws and curriculum on bio-safety in these institutions.