Third Review Conference

Reports and Agendas

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RC‑3/CoW.1 Committee of the Whole: Report to the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 April 2013
RC‑3/3* Report of the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 April 2013
RC‑3/DG.4 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/1 Provisional Agenda for the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Third Review Conference) 21 February 2013
RC‑3/DG.1 Report of the Scientific Advisory Board on Developments in Science and Technology for the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 29 October 2012
WGRC‑3/S/1 Review of the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Since the Second Review Conference 5 October 2012

National Statements

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RC‑3/NAT.77 Zimbabwe: Statement by Ambassador Mary Margaret Muchada Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the Benelux Countries, to the European Union and the OPCW AT the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.78 Indonesia: Statement by H.E. Mrs Retno L.P. Marsudi Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013

National Statements: Africa

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RC‑3/NAT.24 African Union: Statement on Behalf of the African Union by Dr Tarek A. Sharif, Head of the Defense and Security Division, at the Third Review Conference 10 April 2013
Nigeria: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
Cameroon: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
Kenya: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
Algeria: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.70 Tunisia: Statement by Mr Mohamed Karim Ben Becher, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Tunisia to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Zambia: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
Senegal: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
Zimbabwe: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
Sudan: Statement on behalf of the African Group at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013

National Statements: Asia

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RC‑3/NAT.63 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement Regarding Participation of the Zionist Regime at the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
Kazakhstan: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
United Arab Emirates: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.31 Mongolia: Statement by Mrs Batsukh Oyun, Adviser, Executive Office of the National Security Council of Mongolia, at the Third Review Conference 10 April 2013
Mongolia: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.47 Fiji: Statement by H.E. Peceli Vocea, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Fiji to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Laos: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.58 Oman: Statement by Ambassador Sayyid Muhammed H. Al Said, Permanent Representative of Oman, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Indonesia: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.52 Republic of Korea: Statement by H.E. Kim Bong-hyun, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Sri Lanka: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.43 Japan: Statement by Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano, Director-General, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Science Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.64 Philippines: Statement by Ambassador Lourdes G. Morales, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Thailand: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
Saudi Arabia: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.9 Islamic Republic of Iran: Sources of Verification 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.54 Singapore: Statement by Singapore at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.74 Iraq: Statement by H.E. Mr Mohammad Jawad Al Doreky, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iraq, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.13 Iran: Statement on Behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement that are States Parties to the CWC and China at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.15 Islamic Republic of Iran: Universality 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.61 India: Statement by Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee, Chairperson of the Executive Council, to the Third Review Conference (Agenda Item Seven: Report of the Chairperson of the Executive Council on the Preparations for the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
NAM CWC States Parties and China: Proposal for a Plan of Action on the Full Implementation of Article XI of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.69 The United Arab Emirates: Statement by Ambassador Faris Mohammed Al-Mazroui, Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs on Behalf of the Delegation of the United Arab Emirates, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
China: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
Singapore: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.10 Islamic Republic of Iran: Challenge Inspection and Investigation of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons Islamic Republic of Iran: Protection and Assistance (Article X) 8 April 2013
Iraq: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.11 Islamic Republic of Iran: Protection and Assistance (Article X) 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.29 India: Statement by Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee, Permanent Representative of India to the OPCW and Leader of the Indian Delegation, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.59 China: Statement by Ambassador Chen Xu, Head of the Chinese Delegation, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.66 The State of Qatar: Statement by Air Force Major General Nasser Mohamed Al-Ali, Head of the Qatari National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.8 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement on Behalf of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement That Are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China – Position Paper 8 April 2013
India: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.13 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement on Behalf of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement That Are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China – Proposal for a Plan of Action on the Full Implementation of Article XI 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.16 Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Dr Fauziah Mohamad Taib, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.12 Islamic Republic of Iran: International Cooperation (Article XI) 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.34 Pakistan: Statement by Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Additional Foreign Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad, and Leader of the Pakistan Delegation, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.20* Japan: Japan’s Efforts and the Progress on the Destruction of Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China 4 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.4 Japan: Possible Ways for Prevention of Re-Emergence of Chemical Weapons 3 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.6 China: Position Paper – Articles X and XI of the Chemical Weapons Convention 27 March 2013
RC‑3/NAT.5 People’s Republic of China: Position Paper – Chemical Weapons Abandoned by Japan in China 27 February 2013

National Statements: Latin America and the Caribbean

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑3/NAT.67 Mexico: Statement by Ambassador Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolín, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.76 Cuba: Statement by Ambassador Rodolfo Benítez Verson, Representative of Cuba, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
Paraguay: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.46 Mexico: Statement by Ambassador Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolín, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.68 Bolivia: Statement by Ambassador Roberto Calzadilla Sarmiento, Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.65 Uruguay: National Statement of the Delegation of Uruguay at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.73 Costa Rica: Statement by Ambassador Jorge Urbina Ortega, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Ecuador: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.53 Guatemala: Statement by Ambassador Jorge Alfredo Lemcke Arévalo, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.41 Panama: Statement by Ambassador José Manuel Terán Sittón, Permanent Representative to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Argentina: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
Chile: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.48 Cuba: Statement by Ambassador Zelmys María Domínguez Cortina, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.18 Peru: Statement by Ambassador Allan Wagner Tizón, Permanent Representative of Peru, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013

National Statements: Western European and Other States

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RC‑3/NAT.60 Netherlands: Statement by H.E. Jan Lucas van Hoorn, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the OPCW, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.56 United States of America: Statement by Ambassador Robert Mikulak, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the OPCW, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.57 Switzerland: Statement by Philippe Brandt, Deputy Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the OPCW, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.55 Ireland: Statement by H.E. Mary Whelan, Permanent Representative of Ireland on Behalf of the European Union to the OPCW, at the Closing Session of the Third Review Conference 19 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.44 Germany: Toxic Chemicals for Law Enforcement 16 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.28 Germany: Statement by Ambassador Rolf Wilhelm Nikel, Commissioner of the Federal German Government for Disarmament and Arms Control, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.35 New Zealand: Statement by Ambassador George Troup, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.51 Ireland: Statement by H.E. Mary Whelan, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
United Kingdom: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.19 Turkey: Address by H.E. Dr Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.45 United States of America: Statement by Rose E. Gottemoeller, Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.23 Belgium: Statement by H.E. Mr Werner Bauwens, Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.62 Australia: Statement by H.E. Mr Neil Mules, Permanent Representative of Australia to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.22 United Kingdom: Statement by Mr Alistair Burt, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
Norway: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
Switzerland: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
Sweden: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.25 Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Anniken R. Krutnes, Permanent Representative of Norway to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
France: Statement at the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.50 Ireland: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Jacek Bylica, Principle Adviser and Special Envoy for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament of the European External Action Service, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.36 Luxembourg: Statement by Jean Asselborn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, at the Third Review Conference 8 April 2013

National Statements: Eastern Europe

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑3/NAT.30 Poland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jan Borkowski, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland Under Agenda Item 9 C(x) – Article XI 11 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.42 Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr Olexander Horin, Head of Delegation and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.21 Russian Federation: Statement by G.V. Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.38 Hungary: Statement by Ambassador Gyula Sümeghy, Permanent Representative of Hungary, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.17 Lithuania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Darius Semaška, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania to the OPCW and Head of the Lithuanian Delegation, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.27 Slovakia: Statement by Ambassador H.E. Jaroslav Chlebo, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the OPCW, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.37 Romania: Statement by H.E. Director General Nineta Bărbulescu, Head of the National Authority for the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention in Romania, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.32 Republic of Croatia: Statement by H.E. Vesela Mrđen Korać, Head of the Croatian Delegation, at the Third Review Conference 9 April 2013

National Statements: Other

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑3/NAT.40 Kenya, Poland, and the Netherlands: Promoting the OPCW as a Platform for Voluntary Cooperation in Chemical Safety and Security – Developing and Sustaining a Programme on Chemical Safety and Security in Chemical Activities in Kenya 16 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.39 Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden: The Role of the OPCW Central Analytical Database in Ensuring Efficient On-Site Verification 15 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.72 International Committee of the Red Cross: Statement by Christine Beerli, Vice President, International Committee of the Red Cross, at the Third Review Conference 10 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.14 Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria and Luxembourg: Position Paper – Broadening International Cooperation on Sea-Dumped Chemical Weapons and Promoting the OPCW as a Forum for Voluntary Cooperation on this Issue 8 April 2013
RC‑3/NAT.7 Armenia, Belarus, Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation, and South Africa: The Geneva Protocol of 1925 3 April 2013

Technical Secretariat

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑3/S/1/Corr.1 Review of the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Since the Second Review Conference 20 March 2013
RC‑3/S/1 Review of the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Since the Second Review Conference 12 March 2013

Information Series

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑3/INF.2/Rev.1/Corr.1 List of Participants of the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 7 June 2013
RC‑3/INF.2/Rev.1 List of Participants of the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 April 2013
RC‑3/INF.1/Rev.1 Tentative Programme of Work for the Third Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons (Third Review Conference) 9 April 2013

Conference Room Papers

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RC‑3/WP.1 Report of the Scientific Advisory Board on Developments in Science and Technology for the Third Review Conference 27 March 2013

Side Events

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Notes on informal S & T session at the Third Review Conference 3 June 2013

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