Capacity Building
Article X Workshops

Strengthening international and regional cooperation on Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention, regarding protection programmes and response to chemical emergencies.

Article X Workshops provide forums for the discussion and analysis of several assistance and protection related issues and the implementation of Article X of the Convention.

Course Content

  • The rights and obligations of States Parties under Article X of the Convention.
  • Submissions of declarations of protective programmes.
  • Analysis of Article X weaknesses and problem areas.
  • An overview of assistance and protection activities in the region.
  • Identifying risks and developing National Protection Programs (NPP).
  • Developing and enhancing chemical emergency response action plans.
  • Fulfilling transparency obligations under the Convention.