Capacity Building
National Authority Mentorship / Partnership Programme

Enhancing the technical support and assistance provided to States Parties in support of their national implementation efforts, through a series of National Authority exchange visits.


This programme facilitates visits between National Authorities who are at different stages of national implementation. 

Each Mentor and Partner relationship is designed to help participating States Parties reach its goals and obligations in regards to national implementing legislation, chemical safety and security, economic and technological development, assistance and protection, the verification regime, inspections, and/or education and outreach .


  • Enhance the functioning of the mentored National Authority through the sharing of the knowledge, skills, and experience of the mentoring National Authority.
  • Share best practices related to implementation of the Convention at the national level.
  • Familiarise the beneficiary National Authority, through practical support, on the use of the facilities, tools, and information provided by the Secretariat in support of national implementation.
  • Establish long-standing partnerships and strengthen cooperation between the participating National Authorities.