Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties (C-7)

Dates: 7 October – 11 October 2002

Chairman: Ambassador Noureddine Djoudi of Algeria. 109 States Parties participated.

Major agenda items included:

  • a request by a State Party to grant an extension of its obligation to meet the intermediate Phase 2 deadline for the destruction of its Category 1 chemical weapons;
  • a request from the Russian Federation for an extension of its obligation to meet the intermediate and final deadlines for the destruction of its Category 1 chemical weapons;
  • requests for conversion of chemical weapons production facilities for purposes not prohibited under the Convention;
  • guidelines regarding declarations of aggregate national data for Schedule 2 chemical production, processing, consumption, import and export, and Schedule 3 import and export.

Reports, Agendas and Related Documents

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-7/DG.4/Corr.1 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Seventh Session: Corrigendum 21/10/2002
    C-7/COW.1 Report of the Committee of the Whole 11/10/2002
    C-7/5 Report of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties 11/10/2002
    C-7/4 Credentials of Representatives to the Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties 10/10/2002
    C-7/3 Report of the OPCW on the Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction in the Year 2001 10/10/2002
    C-7/DG.4 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Seventh Session 07/10/2002
    C-7/DG.3* Report on the Implementation of the Recommendation of the Conference of the States Parties at its Sixth Session on Ensuring the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention 04/10/2002
    C-7/2 Report of the Executive Council on the Performance of its Activities (24 February 2001 – 16 July 2002) 03/10/2002
    C-7/1 Provisional Agenda of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties 31/07/2002
    C-7/DG.1/Corr.1 Audited Financial Statements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Provident Fund of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for the Period Ended 31 December 2001: Corrigendum 26/06/2002
    C-7/DG.1 Audited Financial Statements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Provident Fund of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for the Period Ended 31 December 2001 14/06/2002
    C-VII/S/1 Timing of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties 07/08/2001

National Statements

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-7/NAT.2 Republic of South Africa: Letter to the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Dated 23 July 2002 23/07/2002

Decisions

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