Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare – April 29, 2014

The Conference of the States Parties at its Tenth Session  (paragraph 23.3 of C-10/5, dated 11 November 2005) decided that a memorial Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare would be observed on 29 April each year — the date in 1997 on which the Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force. Read more  ...

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OPCW-UN mission reports further progress in eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons

OPCW-UN mission reports further progress in eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons Syria has, as of 19 April, removed or destroyed in-country approximately 80 per cent of its chemical weapons material, the head of the Joint Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations announced today. Read more         ...

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