Subsidiary Bodies

The Chemical Weapons Convention provides for the establishment of subsidiary bodies to aid the three main organs of the OPCW in their work.

Advisory Body on Administrative and Financial Matters

Advises both the Technical Secretariat and the States Parties on issues relating to the OPCW programme and budgets.

Confidentiality Commission

Settles disputes between States Parties related to confidentiality.

Scientific Advisory Board

Assess relevant scientific and technological developments and reports to the Director-General.

Advisory Board on Education and Outreach

Provides specialised advice in areas of education and outreach relevant to the Organisation’s mandate.