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Chemical weapons disarmament and the future of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) [WP1079]

  • What is the current status of chemical weapons disarmament by the States Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)?
  • What are the implications of some missing the 2012 deadline?
  • How can progress be accelerated?
  • How to manage the post-2012 process of disarmament?
  • What happens to the OPCW after the disarmament process has been completed?
  • Can it become a non-proliferation institution rather than a disarmament one?
  • How can consensus about the post-disarmament nature and status of the OPCW be developed?
  • How can non-signatory states and non-ratifying signatories be brought into the CWC as full States Parties?

Participation at this conference was by invitation only.

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