Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (C-VI)

Dates: 14 May – 18 May 2001

Chairman Ambassador Heinrich Reimann of Switzerland. 108 States Parties participated.

Agenda items included:

  • The status of implementation of the requirement for States Parties to provide two-year multiple entry/exit visas to inspectors;
  • Legislation, cooperation, and legal assistance;
  • Authentication and certification procedure for the Central OPCW Analytical Database and on-site databases;
  • Relationship agreement between the United Nations and the OPCW;
  • Agreements on privileges and immunities of the OPCW;
  • Request for approval to use a chemical weapons production facility for purposes not prohibited under the Convention;
  • Official languages of the OPCW;
  • Transfers of Schedule 3 chemicals;
  • Recommendation on guidelines regarding low concentration limits for declarations of mixtures containing Schedule 2A and 2A* chemicals.

Reports, Agendas and Related Documents

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-VI/6/Corr.1 Report of the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Corrigendum 07/09/2001
    C-VI/6 Report of the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 19/05/2001
    C-VI/4 Credentials of Representatives to the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 18/05/2001
    C-VI/5 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 2000 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DG.6 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Sixth Session 14/05/2001
    C-VI/3 Message From the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention Delivered by Mr Vladimir Petrovsky, Director-General, United Nations Office At Geneva 14/05/2001
    C-VI/2 Report of the Executive Council on the Performance of its Activities (3 April 2000 - 23 February 2001) 06/04/2001
    C-VI/1/Corr.1 Provisional Agenda for the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Corrigendum 16/03/2001
    C-VI/1 Provisional Agenda for the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 09/03/2001

Decisions

      Document Symbol Title Date  
    C-VI/DEC.19 Decision: Authorisation to Use Accrued Interest in Special Accounts to Offset the 2001 Cash Deficit 19/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.18 Decision: Withholding the Distribution of the Cash Surplus for 1999 19/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.20 Decision: Scale of Assessments for 2002 19/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.16 Decision: Timing of the Regular Sessions of the Conference of the States Parties 19/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.17 Decision: Programme and Budget and Working Capital Fund 19/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.11 Decision: Recommendation on Ensuring the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.10 Decision: Provisions on Transfers of Schedule 3 Chemicals to States Not Party to the Convention 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.6 Decision: Agreement between the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Portuguese Republic on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.5 Decision: Relationship Agreement between the United Nations and the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.4 Decision: Authentication and Certification Procedure for the Central OPCW Analytical Database and On-Site Databases 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.9 Decision: Official Languages of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.7 Decision: Agreement between the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Government of the Republic of Panama on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.12 Decision: Agreement between the Republic of Austria and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.13 Decision: Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.15 Decision: Cooperation with International Organisations 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.14 Decision: Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.8 Decision: Request by the Russian Federation to Use the Chemical Weapons Production Facility, (Filling of Hydrocyanic Acid Into Munitions) at Ojsc “Orgsteklo”, Dzerzhinsk, For Purposes Not Prohibited Under The Convention 17/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.3 Decision: Attendance by Non-Governmental Organisations at the Sixth Conference of the States Parties 14/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.2 Decision: Attendance by International Organisations, Specialised Agencies, and Other International Bodies at the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 14/05/2001
    C-VI/DEC.1 Decision: Attendance by Non-Signatory States at the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 14/05/2001