Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The OPCW is responsible for the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which became effective on 29 April 1997. The principal organ of the OPCW is the Conference of the States Parties, composed of all the members of the Organization.

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  • Barry Turner

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