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20th Anniversary Website

Website marking the 20th Anniversary Year of the OPCW: 20 years of working together for a world free of chemical weapons


192 States Parties covering
98% of the global population

96% of the world's declared stockpile of 72,304 metric tonnes of chemical agent have been destroyed.

6,327 inspections have taken place at 235 chemical weapon-related and 2,255 industrial sites on the territory of 86 States Parties since April 1997.

4,732 industrial facilities are liable to inspection.