National Statements from the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties

Below are the National Statements from the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties that have been approved for posting. Select a file to view.

Documents from the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties can be viewed here.

Asia

  Title Date  
Japan: Possible Ways for Prevention of Re-Emergence of Chemical Weapons Japan: Possible Ways for Prevention of Re-Emergence of Chemical Weapons 03/04/2013 Details
Hong Kong: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Hong Kong: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27/12/2012 Details
Qatar: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Qatar: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
Bahrain: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Bahrain: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
India: Evaluation of Chances of Sequential OPCW Inspections India: Evaluation of Chances of Sequential OPCW Inspections 28/11/2012 Details
Korea: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Korea: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Afghanistan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Enayatullah Nabiel, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to the OPCW at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Afghanistan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Enayatullah Nabiel, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to the OPCW at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Thailand: Statement by His Excellency Dr Virachai Plasai, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Thailand: Statement by His Excellency Dr Virachai Plasai, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
The Philippines: Statement by Ambassador Lourdes G. Morales, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties The Philippines: Statement by Ambassador Lourdes G. Morales, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
United Arab Emirates: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Abdullah Hamdan Al-Naqbi, Head of the Delegation of the States of the United Arab Emirates and Permanent Representative to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties United Arab Emirates: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Abdullah Hamdan Al-Naqbi, Head of the Delegation of the States of the United Arab Emirates and Permanent Representative to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
India: Statement by the Chairperson of the Executive Council, Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee of India, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties on the Report of the Executive Council on the Performance of Its Activities India: Statement by the Chairperson of the Executive Council, Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee of India, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties on the Report of the Executive Council on the Performance of Its Activities 27/11/2012 Details
Singapore: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Singapore: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Pakistan: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Pakistan: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
China: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties China: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Sri Lanka: Statement by H.E. Mr Buddhi Athauda, Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Sri Lanka: Statement by H.E. Mr Buddhi Athauda, Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Japan: Statement by H.E. Mr Yasumasa Nagamine, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Japan to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Japan: Statement by H.E. Mr Yasumasa Nagamine, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Japan to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement on Behalf of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement that are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement on Behalf of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement that are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by H.E. Kazem Gharib Abadi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by H.E. Kazem Gharib Abadi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
The Republic of Iraq: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Ahmed Bamarni, Head of the Department of International Organisations and Cooperation in the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Baghdad, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties The Republic of Iraq: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Ahmed Bamarni, Head of the Department of International Organisations and Cooperation in the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Baghdad, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
India: Statement by Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee, Permanent Representative of India to the OPCW and Leader of the Indian Delegation, to the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties India: Statement by Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee, Permanent Representative of India to the OPCW and Leader of the Indian Delegation, to the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Saudi Arabia: Statement of the Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Saudi Arabia: Statement of the Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Dr Fauziah Mohamad Taib, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Dr Fauziah Mohamad Taib, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 25/11/2012 Details
Indonesia: Statement by H.E. Mrs Retno L. P. Marsudi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Indonesia: Statement by H.E. Mrs Retno L. P. Marsudi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 25/11/2012 Details

Africa

  Title Date  
Gambia: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Gambia: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 29/11/2012 Details
Morocco: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Morocco: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
Algeria: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Algeria: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
Nigeria: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Nigeria: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Congo: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Congo: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Cameroon: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Cameroon: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Rwanda: Statement by Ambassador Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Rwanda: Statement by Ambassador Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Libya: Statement by Mr Ahmed Hassan Walid, Deputy Head of the Libyan National Authority for the Chemical Weapons Convention to the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Libya: Statement by Mr Ahmed Hassan Walid, Deputy Head of the Libyan National Authority for the Chemical Weapons Convention to the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Sudan: Statement on Behalf of the Africa Group of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention  at the 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties Sudan: Statement on Behalf of the Africa Group of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention at the 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Kenya: Statement by H.E. Prof. Ruthie C. Rono, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Kenya: Statement by H.E. Prof. Ruthie C. Rono, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details

Eastern Europe

  Title Date  
Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Dr Olexander Horin, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW at the Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Dr Olexander Horin, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW at the Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 02/12/2013 Details
Poland: Statement by Mr Szymon Bochenski, Deputy Head of Delegation, Alternate to the Permanent Representative to Poland to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties on the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention Poland: Statement by Mr Szymon Bochenski, Deputy Head of Delegation, Alternate to the Permanent Representative to Poland to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties on the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention 28/11/2012 Details
Belarus: Statement by Elena Gritsenko, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Belarus: Statement by Elena Gritsenko, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr Olexander Horin, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr Olexander Horin, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Russian Federation: Statement by G. V. Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Head of the Delegation from the Russian Federation, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Russian Federation: Statement by G. V. Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Head of the Delegation from the Russian Federation, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details

Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC)

  Title Date  
Colombia: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Colombia: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
Argentina: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Argentina: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 28/11/2012 Details
Republic of Cuba: Statement by H.E. Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Republic of Cuba: Statement by H.E. Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Plurinational State of Bolivia: Statement by Ambassador Roberto Calzadilla Sarmiento, Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the OPCW at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Plurinational State of Bolivia: Statement by Ambassador Roberto Calzadilla Sarmiento, Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the OPCW at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Uruguay: Statement by the Delegation of Uruguay at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Uruguay: Statement by the Delegation of Uruguay at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Brazil: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Brazil: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Chile: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties Chile: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Mexico: Statement by Ambassador Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolin, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Mexico: Statement by Ambassador Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolin, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details

Western Europe and Other Countries (WEOG)

  Title Date  
Turkey: Statement by Ambassador Ugur Dogan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Turkey, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Turkey: Statement by Ambassador Ugur Dogan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Turkey, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details
Switzerland: Statement at the 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties Switzerland: Statement at the 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Anniken R. Krutnes, Permanent Representative of Norway to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Anniken R. Krutnes, Permanent Representative of Norway to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
New Zealand: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties New Zealand: Statement at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Cyprus: Statement on Behalf of the European Union, Delivered by Ms Joelle Jenny, Director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention of the European External Action Service, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Cyprus: Statement on Behalf of the European Union, Delivered by Ms Joelle Jenny, Director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention of the European External Action Service, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
Australia: Statement by H.E. Mr Neil Mules, Permanent Representative of Australia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Australia: Statement by H.E. Mr Neil Mules, Permanent Representative of Australia to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details
United States of America: Statement by Ambassador Robert P. Mikulak, United States Permanent Representative to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties United States of America: Statement by Ambassador Robert P. Mikulak, United States Permanent Representative to the OPCW, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26/11/2012 Details

Signatory States

  Title Date  
Israel: Statement by Mr Eyal Propper, Director, Arms Control Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Israel: Statement by Mr Eyal Propper, Director, Arms Control Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27/11/2012 Details