Recap of Chemical Weapons Convention events

CWC Review Conference Report no. 10- Friday 19th April 2013

Latest reports from The Hague have come in about the final day of the CWC. An agreement was reached on the text for a draft final document with an exemption of the topic the use of toxic chemicals in law enforcement. Earlier yesterday, the Credentials Committee had issued a first report that noted that 129 States Parties had attended the Review Conference to participate. Of these, 109 already had full credentials submitted and accepted.

Thursday was filled with three sessions of the Committee of the Whole within which they discussed the drafted texts that arose on Wednesday. Long meetings and discussion was the name of the game, continuing well into the night.

To read the full text of the final two days’ activities, click here.

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