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Andrew Webber at Worcester World Affairs Council

Friday, December 10, 2021

Countering Biological and Chemical Threats, with Andrew Webber, Council on Strategic Risks

The Honorable Andrew Webber, Senior Fellow, The Center  on Strategic Risks, will speak on Countering Biological and Chemical Threats. Mr. Weber has dedicated his professional life to countering nuclear, chemical, and biological threats and to strengthening global health security. He served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, was a driving force behind Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction efforts to remove weapons-grade uranium from Kazakhstan and Georgia and nuclear-capable MiG-29 aircraft from Moldova, to reduce biological weapons threats, and to destroy Libyan and Syrian chemical weapons stockpiles. In addition, he coordinated U.S. leadership of the international Ebola response for the Department of State. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His twitter handle is @AndyWeberNCB