Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (C-IV)

Dates: 28 June – 2 July 1999

102 States Parties participated. Chairman Ambassador István Gyarmati of Hungary.

Agenda items included:

  • Submission of declarations;
  • Status of assessed contributions;
  • Attribution of costs related to inspections of abandoned chemical weapons;
  • Draft relationship agreement between the United Nations and the OPCW;
  • Model facility agreements;
  • Declaration requirements for CW and the determination of how States Parties report CW on their territory which are owned by another State;
  • Requests for conversion of chemical weapons production facilities for purposes not prohibited under the Convention;
  • Staff regulations.

Reports, Agendas and Related Documents

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-IV/6/Corr.2 Report of the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties: Corrigendum 2 05/01/2000
    C-IV/5/Corr.1 Report of the Organisation on the Implementation of the Convention (1 January – 31 December 1998) Corrigendum 23/11/1999
    C-IV/6/Corr.1 Report of the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties: Corrigendum 1 09/08/1999
    C-IV/INF.5 Statements Made During the General Debate of the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30/07/1999
    C-IV/5 Report of the Organisation on the Implementation of the Convention (1 January – 31 December 1998) 02/07/1999
    C-IV/6 Report of the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 02/07/1999
    C-IV/2 Credentials of Representatives to the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 01/07/1999
    C-IV/DG.12* Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Fourth Session 28/06/1999
    C-IV/1 Report of the Executive Council on the Performance of its Activities (5 September 1998 - 29 April 1999) 04/06/1999

National Statements

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-IV/NAT.14 Canada: Inter-American Support for the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 26/10/1999
    C-IV/NAT.5 Australia: Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Implementation Adjustment of Australian Export and Import Licensing Measures 17/06/1999
    C-IV/NAT.4 Canada: Review under Article XI Paragraph 2 (e) Canada’s Export and Import Controls on CWC Chemicals and Precursors 15/06/1999
    C-IV/NAT.2 United States of America: Export Controls and the Chemical Weapons Convention 29/04/1999
    C-IV/NAT.1 Sweden: Review under the Chemical Weapons Convention Paragraph 2 (e) of Article XI 16/03/1999

Decisons

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-IV/DEC.4 Decision: Relationship Agreement between the United Nations and the OPCW 02/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.25 Decision: OPCW Staff Regulations 02/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.3 Decision: Scale of Assessments for 2000 02/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.22 Decision: Recommendation on Ensuring the Universality of the Convention 02/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.18 Decision: Procedure for Addressing Unresolved Issues during the Fourth Intersessional Period 02/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.24 Decision: Attendance of Non-Signatory States at the Fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 01/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.16 Decision: Guidelines for Provisions Regarding Scheduled Chemicals in Low Concentrations, Including in Mixtures, in Accordance with Paragraphs 5 of Parts VII and VIII of the Verification Annex (Paris Resolution, Subparagraph 12 (t)) 01/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.15 Decision: Simulation Equipment 01/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.14 Decision: Request from a State Party to Use a Chemical Weapons Production Facility for Purposes Not Prohibited under the Convention 01/07/1999
    C-IV/DEC.6 Decision: Request by the Russian Federation for Conversion of a Chemical Weapons Production Facility for Purposes Not Prohibited under the Convention 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.13 Decision: Model Facility Agreement for Chemical Weapons Production Facilities 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.7 Decision: Request by the Russian Federation for Conversion of a Chemical Weapons Production Facility for Purposes Not Prohibited under the Convention 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.8 Decision: Changes in Chemical Process Equipment or Plans for New Types of Chemical Products at a Facility Converted for Purposes Not Prohibited Under This Convention 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.5 Decision: Costs of Inspections of Abandoned Chemical Weapons 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.9 Decision: Agreement between the Republic of Korea and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.10 Decision: The Declaration Requirements for Chemical Weapons and the Determination of How States Parties Report Chemical Weapons on their Territory which Are Owned by Another State 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.11 Decision: Certification Procedure for the Central OPCW Analytical Database and On-Site Databases 29/06/1999
    C-IV/DEC.12 Decision: Model Facility Agreement for Chemical Weapons Storage Facilities 29/06/1999