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Document Symbol Title Date
Canada: Working Paper on Gender Equality, Diversity, and the Chemical Weapons Convention 2 June 2023
RC‑5/WP.13 People's Republic of China: Position Paper of the People’s Republic of China on Industry Verification 30 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.10 Belarus, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Burundi, Cambodia, China, Cuba, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the State of Palestine, the Syrian Arab Republic, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), and Zimbabwe: Promoting International Cooperation on Peaceful Uses Under the Framework of the Chemical Weapons Convention 17 May 2023
Japan’s Efforts and Progress on the Destruction of Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China 17 May 2023
Japan: Possible Ways for Prevention of Re-emergence of Chemical Weapons 17 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.14 Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States of America, and the European Union International Activities of Global Partnership Member Countries related to the Chemical Weapons Convention 2018 – 2023 12 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.15 Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Panama, Peru, Portugal, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Türkiye, and Uruguay Gender Equality, Diversity, and the Chemical Weapons Convention 2 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.4 Islamic Republic of Iran Implementation of Article X on Providing Assistance to the Victims of Chemical Weapons 1 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.3 Islamic Republic of Iran: Verification Activities of the OPCW 1 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.5 Islamic Republic of Iran Article XI on Enhancing International Cooperation and Assistance 1 May 2023
RC‑5/WP.1 Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Strengthening Verification Through the Promotion of Chemical Forensics at the OPCW 28 April 2023
RC‑5/WP.2 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Convergence of Science between International Treaties and Agreements 26 April 2023

Video National Statements – High-ranking Officials

Fiji: Statement at RC-5 by the Honorable Mr. Pio Tikoduadua Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration

United Nations: Statement at RC-5 by Secretary General António Guterres

United Kingdom: Statement at RC-5 by Under Secretary of State Leo Docherty MP

European Union: Statement at RC-5 by High Representative Joseph Borrell

Other Video Statements

ICCA: Statement at RC-5 by Council Secretary Chris Jahn

 

 

 

National Statements

Document Symbol Title Date
RC‑5/NAT.5 Italy: Statement by the Delegation of the Italian Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 June 2023
Germany: Joint Statement on behalf of 52 State Parties delivered by H.E Ambassador Mr Thomas Schieb, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 24 May 2023
Germany: Statement by Günter Sautter, German Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 24 May 2023
European Union: Statement of the European Union by H.E. Ambassador Marjolijn Van Deelen Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation European External Action Service at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention under Agenda item AoB 22 May 2023
Bangladesh: Statement of H.E. Ambassador M. Riaz Hamidullah Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the OPCW at the Closing Session of the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 21 May 2023
Algeria: Statement of H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW at the Closing Session of the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 20 May 2023
Ukraine: Statement by Dr Kateryna Bila Head of the Secretariat of the National Authority on the implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9 20 May 2023
Iran: Statement on Article XI by the Delegation of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 May 2023
United States: Statement by the Delegation of the United States to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.47 Poland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Margareta Kassangana Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 19 May 2023
Iran: Statement by the Delegation of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(b) 19 May 2023
Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Bård Ivar Svendsen Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Norway to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.44 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 19 May 2023
Republic of Korea: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Korea to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention under Agenda Item 9(b) 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.48 Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Marjolijn Van Deelen Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation European External Action Service at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 19 May 2023
Iran: Statement by the Delegation of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.52 Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Nadzirah Binti Osman Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 19 May 2023
Morocco: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Basri Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 11 (French) 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.45 Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 19 May 2023
Iran: Statement by the Delegation of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(c)(iii) 19 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.57 France: Joint Statement on Behalf of Seventy-Four Member States of the OPCW Delivered by H.E. Ambassador François Alabrune Permanent Representative of the French Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 18 May 2023
Australia: Statement by Dr. Geoffrey Shaw on Behalf of the Delegation of Australia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 8 18 May 2023
Costa Rica: Statement by H.E Ambassador Arnoldo Brenes Castro Permanent Representative of the Republic of Costa Rica to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 17 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.43 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(c)(x) 17 May 2023
Australia: Statement by the Delegation of Australia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 17 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.16 Ukraine: Statement by Dr Kateryna Bila Head of the Secretariat of the National Authority on the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(c) 17 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.41 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(B) 17 May 2023
Indonesia: Statement by the delegation of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention under Agenda Item 9(c) 17 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.42 Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(c)(iii) 17 May 2023
Venezuela: Statement by the Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention on Agenda Item 9(c) (Spanish) 17 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.58 Venezuela: Statement by the Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Under Agenda Item 9(c)(iii) 17 May 2023
Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dato’ Nadzirah Osman Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.53 Japan: Statement on Behalf of the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction Delivered by the Delegation of Japan to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
Japan: Statement on Behalf of the G7 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction by the Delegation of Japan to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
Malaysia: Statement on Behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations by H.E. Ambassador Dato’ Nadzirah Osman Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
Japan: Statement H.E. Ambassador Minami Hiroshi Permanent Representative of Japan to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
United Kingdom: Statement by H.E Joanna Roper Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 16 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.10 Azerbaijan: Statement on Behalf of the Members of the Non-Aligned Movement that are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Rahman Mustafayev Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.20 Viet Nam: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Pham Viet Anh Permanent Representative of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.31 United States of America: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security of the United States of America at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.32 Slovenia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jožef Drofenik Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.61 Colombia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Carolina Olarte Bácares Permanent Representative of the Republic of Colombia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Ecuador: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Andrés Terán Parral Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ecuador to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Spanish) 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.6 Croatia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dubravka Plejić Marković Permanent Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.13 Ukraine: Statement by Dr Kateryna Bila Head of the Secretariat of the National Authority on the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.25 Luxembourg: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jean-Marc Hoscheit Permanent Representative of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.28 Finland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Ilkka-Pekka Similä Permanent Representative of Finland to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.37 Rwanda: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Olivier J.P Nduhungirehe Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.66 Peru: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Marisol Agüero Colunga Permanent Representative of the Republic of Peru to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Iran: Statement by the Delegation of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.8 Latvia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Aiga Liepiņa Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.23 Mexico: Statement by H.E. Ambassador José Antonio Zabalgoitia Trejo Permanent Representative of the United Mexican States to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.34 Bangladesh: Statement by H.E. Ambassador M Riaz Hamidullah Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.51 Japan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Minami Hiroshi Permanent Representative of Japan to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.60 Spain: Statement by the Delegation of the Kingdom of Spain to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Libya: Statement by the Delegation of Libya to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.3 Ghana: Statement on Behalf of the Group of African States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Francis D. Kotia Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ghana to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.11 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Joanna Roper Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.21 Ireland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Brendan Rogers Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.30 Czech Republic: Statement by the Delegation of the Czech Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.35 Kenya: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Margaret Wambui Ngugi Shava Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kenya to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.55 Iraq: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Iraq to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.63 El Salvador: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of El Salvador to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Indonesia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mayerfas Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.14 Poland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Margareta Kassangana Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.19 State of Palestine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rawan Sulaiman Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.27 New Zealand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Susannah Gordon Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.38 Malaysia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dato’ Nadzirah Osman Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.54 United Arab Emirates: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jamal Jama Al-Musharakh Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Pakistan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Suljuk Mustansar Tarar Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.9 Malta: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mark A. Pace Permanent Representative of the Republic of Malta to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.17 Sweden: Statement by Ms Ann-Sofie Nilsson Deputy Director-General of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.24 Venezuela: Statement by Mr Rubén Darío Molina Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.33 Thailand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Chatri Archjananun Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Thailand to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.62 United States of America: Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Regarding the Illegitimacy of the Maduro Regime in Venezuela 15 May 2023
Poland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Margareta Kassangana Permanent Representative of Poland to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.4 Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Marjolijn Van Deelen Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.12 Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.22 Albania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Adia Sakiqi Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.29 Romania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Lucian Fătu Permanent Representative of Romania to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.36 Denmark: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jarl Frijs-Madsen Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Denmark to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.56 Syrian Arab Republic: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Milad Atieh Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.65 Panama: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Elizabeth Ward Neiman Permanent Representative of the Republic of Panama to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
Iran: Statement by H.E Dr. Reza Najafi Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.7 Philippines: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jose Eduardo Malaya III Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.15 Ethiopia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene Permanent Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.18 Costa Rica: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Arnoldo Brenes Castro Permanent Representative of the Republic of Costa Rica to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.26 North Macedonia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Beti Jacheva Permanent Representative of the Republic of North Macedonia to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.39 Bulgaria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Konstantin Dimitrov Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention 15 May 2023
RC‑5/NAT.49 Germany: Joint Statement on Behalf of the Delegations of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Regarding Cooperation with Non-Governmental Organisations and their Inclusion in the Work of the OPCW, Including their Attendance at Sessions of the Conference of the States Parties 15 May 2023
Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW at the Fifth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention on agenda item 9.c.vii National implementation 14 May 2023
Fiji: Statement by the Honorable Mr. Pio Tikoduadua Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration of the Republic of Fiji to the OPCW Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 13 May 2023
Algeria: Statement of H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 13 May 2023
Republic of Korea: Statement by Mr Younghyo Park Director-General for Nonproliferation and Nuclear Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 12 May 2023
Russian Federation: Statement by the Head of the Russian Delegation Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Kirill Lysogorskiy at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 12 May 2023
Bangladesh: Statement by H.E. Ambassador M.Riaz Hamidullah Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the OPCW at the Fifth Session of the Review Conference 12 May 2023
Slovenia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jožef Drofenik Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the OPCW at the at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 12 May 2023
Estonia: Statement by by H.E. Ambassador of Estonia Lauri Kuusing Permanent Representative to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 12 May 2023
Qatar: Statement by The Delegation of Qatar to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Arabic) 12 May 2023
United States of America: Statement by Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security of the United States of America tat the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 12 May 2023
Canada: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Lisa Helfand Permanent Representative of Canada to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
Switzerland: Statement byH.E. Gabriel Lüchinger Head of the International Security Division for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mr Bård Ivar Svendsen Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Norway to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
Iraq: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Iraq to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Arabic) 11 May 2023
Croatia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dubravka Plejić Marković Permanent Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
India: Statement by the Delegation of India to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
Angola: Statement by H.E Ambassador Maria Isabel De Resende Encoge Permanent Representative of the Republic of Angola to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 11 May 2023
Romania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Lucian Fătu Permanent Representative of Romania to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 May 2023
Czech Republic: Statement by the Delegation of of the Czech Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 May 2023
New Zealand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Susannah Gordon Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 May 2023
Austria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Astrid Harz Permanent Representative of the Republic of Austria to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 May 2023
Lithuania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Neilas Tankevičius Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 May 2023
Statement on Behalf of the members of the Non-Aligned Movement that are States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention and China Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Rahman Mustafayev, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 9 May 2023
Luxembourg: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jean-Marc Hoscheit Permanent Representative of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2023
Sweden: Statement by the Delegation of the Kingdom of Sweden to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2023
Mexico: Statement by Mr José Antonio Zabalgoitia Trejo Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2023
Latvia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Aiga Liepiņa Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2023
Italy: Statement by the Delegation of the Italian Republic to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 8 May 2023
Venezuela: Statement by the Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Spanish) 8 May 2023
Morocco: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Basri Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 7 May 2023
Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Marjolijn van Deelen Special Envoy for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament European External Action Service at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 5 May 2023
Philippines: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jose Eduardo Malaya III Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the OPCW at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention 4 May 2023

Signatory States

International Organisations

Chemical Industry

NGO Written Statements

Title Date
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Promoting International Cooperation on Abandoned Sea Dumped Chemical Weapons 17 May 2023
Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC): Statement to the Fifth Review Conference 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: The CWC Schedules: Addressing Scientific and Technological Advances 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Statement on the Role of NGOs in Advancing the CWC in the Next Quarter Century 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Maintaining a World Free of Chemical Weapons 17 May 2023
American Thoracic Society (ATS): Statement to the Fifth Review Conference 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Strengthening the Prohibition on the Use of Chemical Weapons 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Engaging Public Health Organizations in Outreach and Education 17 May 2023
Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition: Toxin and bioregulator weapons: preventing the misuse of the chemical and life sciences (Dr Michael Crowley & Prof. Malcolm Dando, University of Bradford) 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Preventing Acquisition of Chemical Weapons by Non-State Actors 17 May 2023
Srivaranam Organization for the Environmental Education (SOEE): Statement to the Fifth Review Conference 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Statement on Completion of CW Stockpile Destruction 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Chemical Weapons Victims’ Rights and Health 17 May 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Centering the Humanitarian Impact of Chemical Weapons 17 May 2023
HWPL (Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light): Statement to the Fifth Review Conference 17 May 2023

Informal Papers