Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties
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Notes by the Director-General

Document Symbol Title Date
C‑28/DG.21 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Twenty-Eighth Session 27 November 2023
C‑28/DG.15 Note by the Director-General: Engaging the Chemical Industry Associations 6 November 2023
EC‑104/DG.13 C‑28/DG.10 Note by the Director-General: The Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention 13 October 2023
EC‑104/DG.18 C‑28/DG.13 Note by the Director-General: Report on the Activities of the Advisory Board on Education and Outreach Covering the Period 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 22 September 2023
EC‑104/DG.14 C‑28/DG.11 Report by the Director-General: Progress Made and Review of the Status of Implementation of Article XI of the Chemical Weapons Convention 13 September 2023
EC‑104/DG.9 C‑28/DG.8 Report by the Director-General: Status of Implementation of Article VII of the Chemical Weapons Convention as at 31 July 2023: Article VII: Initial Measures 6 September 2023
EC‑104/DG.10 C‑28/DG.9 Report by the Director-General: Status of Implementation of Article VII of the Chemical Weapons Convention as at 31 July 2023: Additional Measures for States Parties That Possess Industrial Facilities Which Are Declarable Under the Convention 6 September 2023
C‑28/DG.7 EC‑104/DG.8 Report by the Director-General: Overview of the Status of Implementation of Article VII of the Chemical Weapons Convention as at 31 July 2023 6 September 2023
EC‑104/DG.3/Corr.1 C‑28/DG.5/Corr.1 Report by the Director-General: Financial Statements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Report of the External Auditor for the Year Ending 31 December 2022 - Corrigendum 30 August 2023
EC‑104/DG.3 C‑28/DG.5 Report by the Director-General: Financial Statements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Report of the External Auditor for the Year Ending 31 December 2022 9 August 2023
C‑28/1 Note by the Director-General: Provisional Agenda for the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 11 July 2023
C‑28/DG.3 EC‑103/DG.8 Report by the Director-General: Financial Statements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Report of the External Auditor for the Year Ending 31 December 2022 1 June 2023
EC‑103/DG.5 C‑28/DG.2 Note by the Director-General: Transfers of Funds During 2022 31 May 2023

Reports

Decisions

Document Symbol Title Date
C‑28/DEC.10 Decision: Amendment of the OPCW Tenure Policy 30 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.12 Decision: Addressing the Threat from Chemical Weapons Use and the Threat of Future Use 30 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.11 Decision: Action Plan on Geographical Representation 30 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.9 Decision: Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2024-2025 29 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.3 Decision: Attendance and Participation by the Chemical Industry and the Scientific Community at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.5 Decision: Scale of Assessments for 2024 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.1 Decision: Attendance by Non-Signatory States at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.6 Decision: Proposal from Suriname for a Payment Plan to Regularise the Payment of its Outstanding Annual Contributions 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.8 Decision: Participation of the OPCW in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.4 Decision: Attendance and Participation by Non-Governmental Organisations at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.2 Decision: Attendance by International Organisations, Specialised Agencies, and Other International Bodies at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
C‑28/DEC.7 Decision: Write-offs of Irrecoverable Accounts Receivable and Losses of Assets 27 November 2023

Notes by the Technical Secretariat

Conference Room Papers

Information Series

Working Papers

National Statements

Document Symbol Title Date
Canada: Statement by the Delegation of Canada to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eight Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 9 (d) 15 January 2024
People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 22 (Chinese) 11 December 2023
The People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 9 (d) (Chinese) 11 December 2023
People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 13 (Chinese) 11 December 2023
The People's Republic of China: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Tan Jian, Permanent Representative of China to the OPCW at The Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Chinese) 11 December 2023
People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Explanation of Vote on the Draft Decision: Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2024-2025 (Chinese) 11 December 2023
The People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Explanation of Vote on the Draft Decision: Addressing the Treat from Chemical Weapons Use and the Threat of Future Use (Chinese) 11 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Ammar Hijazi Assistant Minister for Multilateral Affairs at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement in support for the delegation of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Right of Reply (Arabic) 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Justification Of The Vote on a Draft Decision Entitled “Addressing the Threat from Chemical Weapons Use and the Threat Of Future Use” (Arabic) 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties on Agenda Item Twenty-Three Any Other Business (Arabic) 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties on Agenda Item Seventeen “Fostering of International Cooperation for Peaceful Purposes in the Field of Chemical Activities" (Arabic) 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Justification of the Vote on Agenda Item Thirteen: Biennial Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2024-2025 5 December 2023
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties on Agenda Item Eighteen Ensuring the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Arabic) 5 December 2023
Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW 4 December 2023
Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW on Agenda Item 17 related to fostering of International cooperation for peaceful purposes in the field of Chemical activities 4 December 2023
Algeria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the OPCW on Agenda Item 23 related to AOB (French) 4 December 2023
European Union: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Markus Leinonen EU Liaison Officer to The Hague at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 17 1 December 2023
Lithuania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Neilas Tankevičius Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2023
New Zealand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Susannah Gordon on Behalf of Australia, Canada and New Zealand at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Subitem 9(d) 1 December 2023
Czech Republic: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mr RENÉ MIKO Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2023
Poland: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Poland to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2023
European Union: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Consuelo Femenia Permanent Representative of Spain at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda item 13 – Biennial Programme and Budget 2024-25 30 November 2023
European Union: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Consuelo Femenia Permanent Representative of Spain at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda item 9 (d) – Addressing the threat from chemical weapons use - SAR 30 November 2023
Germany: Right-of-Reply delivered by Ambassador Thomas Schieb Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item “General Debate” 30 November 2023
Japan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador MINAMI Hiroshi, Permanent Representative of Japan to the OPCW, at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2023
European Union: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Consuelo Femenia Permanent Representative of Spain at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda item 9 (d) - Addressing the threat from CW use – Ukraine, Navalny, RCA 30 November 2023
Canada: Statement on Behalf of Australia, Canada and New Zealand at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Subitem 9(d) 29 November 2023
Germany: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Thomas Schieb Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 9(d) 29 November 2023
Venezuela: Statement by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 9 (Spanish) 29 November 2023
Canada: Statement on Behalf of Australia, Canada and New Zealand at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Subitem 9(d) (French) 29 November 2023
Germany: Statement by the Delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 9(d) "Adressing the threat from chemical weapons use" (RCA) 29 November 2023
Venezuela: Statement by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 17 (Spanish) 29 November 2023
Saudi Arabia: Statement by the Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Arabic) 29 November 2023
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Statement by Her Excellency Joanna Roper, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 28 November 2023
Malaysia: Statement by Dr Mohd Norhisyam Mohd Yusof, Representative of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 8 28 November 2023
Australia: Statement on Behalf of Australia, Canada and New Zealand to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties under Agenda Item 13 28 November 2023
Bahrain: Statement by Brigadier-General Sameer Ahmed Mohammed Alzayani Assistant Chief of the Military Justice of the Bahrain Defence Force, First Deputy of the President of the Designated National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons of Mass Destruction at the Twenty Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Kuwait: Statement by H.E. Mishal Abdullah Alsabah Undersecretary of Ministry of Defence of Kuwait, Head of National Authority, Head of Delegation of Kuwait at the Twenty Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Germany: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Thomas Schieb Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
India: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Reenat Sandhu Permanent Representative of the Republic of India to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Slovenia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jožef Drofenik Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Argentina: Statement by the Delegation of the Argentine Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 27 November 2023
Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Oleksandr Karasevych Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties Under Agenda Item 9(d) 27 November 2023
Australia: Statement by Dr Gregory French Permanent Representative of Australia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Venezuela: Statement by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW at the Twenty Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 27 November 2023
Canada: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mr Hugh Adsett Permanent Representative of Canada to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Iraq: Statement of the Permanent Delegation of Iraqi to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Arabic) 27 November 2023
C‑28/NAT.8 Russian Federation: Request for Circulation of a Document at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
United States of America: Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Regarding the Illegitimacy of the Maduro Regime in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 27 November 2023
Kenya: Statement by H.E Ambassador Margaret W. N. Shava Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kenya to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2023
Ukraine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Oleksandr Karasevych Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties Under Agenda Item 8 26 November 2023
Philippines: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jose Eduardo Malaya III Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
Indonesia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mayerfas Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
Slovakia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Juraj Macháč Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
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 the Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
United States of America: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mallory Stewart Assistant Secretary for The Bureau of Arms Control, Deterrence, And Stability at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
New Zealand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Susannah Gordon Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
Luxembourg: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mike Hentges Permanent Representative of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2023
Republic of Korea: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Hyoung-chan Choe Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 23 November 2023
Romania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Lucian Fătu Permanent Representative of Romania to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 23 November 2023
Latvia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Aiga Liepiņa Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 23 November 2023
Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Bård Ivar Svendsen at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 23 November 2023
European Union: Statement on Behalf of the European Union Delivered by H.E. Ambassador Marjolijn Van Deelen Special Envoy for Disarmament And Non-Proliferation at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Under Agenda Item 8 22 November 2023
Morocco: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Basri Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the OPCW at the Twenty Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (French) 22 November 2023
Sweden: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Johannes Oljelund Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Sweden to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 20 November 2023
Italy: Statement by the Delegation of the Italian Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 20 November 2023

Signatory States

Chemical Industry

NGO Written Statements

Title Date
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Addressing the development and use of riot control agents in law enforcement and armed conflict 29 November 2023
Srivaranam Organization for the Environmental Education (SOEE): Statement to the Twenty-Eighth Conference to the State Parties 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Centering the Humanitarian Impact of Chemical Weapons in the Next Phase of the CWC 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: The Role of NGOs in Advancing the CWC in the Next Quarter Century 29 November 2023
American Thoracic Society (ATS): Statement to the Twenty-Eighth Conference to the State Parties 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Engaging Public Health Organizations in Outreach and Education Activities in Member Countries 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Preventing Acquisition of Chemical Weapons by Non-State Actors 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Maintaining A World Free of Chemical Weapons 29 November 2023
American University, Department of Chemistry: Statement to the Twenty-Eighth Conference to the State Parties 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Chemical Weapons Victims’ Rights and Health 29 November 2023
Joint NGO Statement coordinated by the CWC Coalition: Completion of Chemical Weapons Destruction in the United States 29 November 2023

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