By Paul Walker, Director, Environmental Security and Sustainability programme The CWC Coalition, coordinated by Green Cross ESS Director Paul Walker, once again put civil society groups front and centre in The Hague as the 21st annual Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) unfolded the week of November 28th in The […]
On Friday, December 12th, the EU revealed a report on its cooperation and assistance in Syria. It continues to “condemn in the strongest terms the continuing violence and the widespread and systematic violations of human rights in Syria.” In total the EU has provided upwards of 17 million euros in assisting the OPCW-UN Joint Mission that disbanded on September 30th. It hopes its continued humanitarian support, one the largest donors to the region, will facilitate development and humanitarian aid to contain the violence from neighbouring countries.
Green Cross International (GCI) and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) co-organized an expert discussion on Monday, July 18, 2016 in Washington DC on global chemical safety and security. Chaired by Ambassador Robert Mikulak, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at CNS and former US Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), […]