First Review Conference

RC-1

Document Symbol Title Date

Reports and Agendas

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑1/3 Political Declaration of the First Review Conference 9 May 2003
RC‑1/5 Report of the First Review Conference 9 May 2003
RC‑1/S/1/Add.1 Technical Secretariat Background Paper on the Conduct of Inspections under the Chemical Weapons Convention and Related Issues Addendum 1 May 2003
RC‑1/DG.3 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the First Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 28 April 2003
RC‑1/4 Message from the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the First Review Conference 28 April 2003
RC‑1/S/6 Technical Secretariat Background Paper: Consolidated Unclassified Verification Implementation Report (April 1997 – 31 December 2002) 25 April 2003
RC‑1/S/5 Technical Secretariat Background Paper on Universal Adherence to the Chemical Weapons Convention 25 April 2003
RC‑1/S/4 Technical Secretariat Background Paper on Assistance and Protection Programmes 24 April 2003
RC‑1/DG.2 Report of the Scientific Advisory Board on Developments in Science and Technology 23 April 2003
RC‑1/S/2 Technical Secretariat Background Paper on International Cooperation Programmes 22 April 2003
RC‑1/DG.1 Note by the Director-General to the First Review Conference 17 April 2003
RC‑1/S/1 Technical Secretariat Background Paper on the Conduct of Inspections under the Chemical Weapons Convention and Related Issues 17 April 2003
RC‑1/1 Provisional Agenda of the First Review Conference 27 March 2003

National Statements

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑1/NAT.29 Australia: Australia’s Experience in Tracking Systems for International Trade in Chemicals Listed in the Chemical Weapons Convention’s Schedules of Chemicals 9 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.28 Sweden: Technological Development and Industry Inspections 8 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.27 Sweden: National Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.26 Finland: The Designated Laboratories of the OPCW Current Situation and Future Role 7 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.24 Cuba: Methods Adopted by the Republic of Cuba to Ensure Compliance with the Provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention 5 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.25 Romania: Eliminating the Discrepancies among Declarations on Transfers of Scheduled Chemicals 5 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.23 Italy: Issues Related to Industrial Inspections 2 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.20 The Federal Republic of Germany: The Role and Importance of Transparency 1 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.21 European Union: The Hellenic Republic on Behalf of the European Union: Challenge Inspections: Views of the European Union 1 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.22 Germany: Germany’s Experience with the Chemical Weapons Convention since it Entered into Force in April 1997 1 May 2003
RC‑1/NAT.17 The Republic of Korea: Recent Developments of Chemical Technology and the Comprehensiveness of the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.14 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: The Role of CAS Numbers in the Context of the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.18 The Republic of Korea: Promoting Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.12 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: The Role of Export Controls in the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.15 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: The Treatment of Salts of Scheduled Chemicals within the Schedules to the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.16 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the Comprehensive Nature of the Chemical Weapons Convention with Respect to Verification and National Implementation Measures 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.13 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Article IX of the Chemical Weapons Convention: Aspects of Compliance 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.19 The Republic of Korea: Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Article VI Inspections Focusing on Schedule 3 Chemicals and Doc/Psf Facilities 29 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.11 Republic of Bulgaria: National Measures for Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 28 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.8 Japan: Chemical Weapons Convention Review Conference: Strengthening the Role of the Chemical Weapons Convention 28 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.7 Japan: Chemical Weapons Convention Review Conference: Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China 25 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.6 Japan: Chemical Weapons Convention Review Conference: Implementing the Convention: Industry Issues 25 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.9 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: The Changing Face of the Chemical Industry: Implications for the Chemical Weapons Convention 24 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.5 Switzerland: The Swiss Confederation Making the Chemical Weapons Convention Work: The Swiss Contribution 16 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.1 People’s Republic of China: Position Paper 15 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.4 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Declarations of National Protective Programmes under Article X 15 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.2 The People’s Republic of China: Report on the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention in China 15 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.3 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: National Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 April 2003
RC‑1/NAT.10 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: The Importance of Sampling and Analysis in the Chemical Weapons Convention 24 April 2002

Decisions

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑1/DEC.1/Rev.1 Attendance of Non-Signatory States at the First Review Conference 8 May 2003
RC‑1/DEC.3 Attendance of Non-Governmental Organisations and Industry Representatives at the First Review Conference 28 April 2003
RC‑1/DEC.2 Attendance of International Organisations at the First Review Conference 28 April 2003

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