Benefits of Membership

The benefits of joining the Chemical Weapons Convention are:

1. International Cooperation

2. Access to Capacity Building Programmes

3. Technical Assistance

4. Financial Support

5. Exposure to Modern Industrial Practices

6. Support for National Authorities


OPCW is the fastest growing international disarmament organisation in history. The United Nations has called upon all States to join the CWC and to rid the world of the threat chemical weapons pose to international security.

See the evolution of the Status of Participation in the Convention.