Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties
Documents

Notes by the Director-General

Document Symbol Title Date
C‑25/DG.19 Opening Statement by the Director-General to the Conference of the States Parties at its Twenty-Fifth Session 30 November 2020
C‑25/DG.14 Note by the Director-General: Engaging the Chemical Industry Associations 12 November 2020
C‑25/DG.15* Note by the Director-General: Summary of Nominations for External Auditor of the OPCW 12 November 2020
EC‑95/DG.21 C‑25/DG.13 Note by the Director-General: Cash Situation and the Use of the Working Capital Fund for the Financial Year to 31 August 2020 25 September 2020
EC‑95/DG.20 C‑25/DG.12 Note by the Director-General: Annual Report on the Implementation of the Action Plan for the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention During the Period from 16 August 2019 to 15 August 2020 25 September 2020
EC‑95/DG.11 C‑25/DG.9 Note by the Director-General: The Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention 10 September 2020
EC‑95/DG.5 C‑25/DG.5 Note by the Director-General: Report on Status of Implementation by States Parties of Agreed Multi-Year Payment Plans 25 August 2020
EC‑95/DG.3 C‑25/DG.4 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 2019 17 August 2020
EC‑94/DG.10 C‑25/DG.3 Note by the Director-General: Transfers of Funds During 2019 19 June 2020
EC‑94/DG.4 C‑25/DG.2 Note by the Director-General: Annual Report of the Office of Internal Oversight for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2019 24 April 2020

National Statements

Document Symbol Title Date
Malaysia: Statement by Dr. Mohd Norhisyam Mohd Yusof, Chargé d’Affaires Permanent Representation of Malaysia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 11 December 2020
Armenia: Statement by H.E. Tigran Balayan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OPCW in response to the Statement of the Permanent Representation of Azerbaijan at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 7 December 2020
Turkey: Statement by the Delegation of Turkey to the OPCW in response to the Statement of the Republic of Armenia to the Twenty-Fifth Conference of States Parties 4 December 2020
Ireland: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Kevin Kelly, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 2 December 2020
Islamic Republic of Iran: Statement by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Attendance and Participation of Non-Governmental Organisations at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties 2 December 2020
Joint Statement at CSP-25 by 58 States Parties: Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, et al 2 December 2020
Indonesia: Statement by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 2 December 2020
State of Palestine: Statement by the Delegation of the State of Palestine, Response to a Statement made by the USA regarding the Appointment of the Credentials Committee at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 2 December 2020
State of Palestine: Statement in Support for the Delegation of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 2 December 2020
State of Palestine: Explanation of the Vote by the Delegation of the State of Palestine on the Draft Decision on the Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2021 at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Arabic) 2 December 2020
Cuba: Explanation of Vote on the Draft Decision on the Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2021, Statement by H.E. Ambassador Soraya Álvarez Núñez, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW at CSP-25 (Spanish) 1 December 2020
Slovak Republic: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Juraj Macháč, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2020
C‑25/NAT.8 Cuba: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Soraya Álvarez Núñez Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties Explanation of the Vote on the Draft Decision 1 December 2020
Morocco: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Abdelouahab Bellouki, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (French) 1 December 2020
Azerbaijan: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Fikrat Akhundov Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2020
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Right of Reply by the Delegation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the statement by the Delegation of the Russian Federation at CSP-25 1 December 2020
Holy See: Statement delivered by the Delegation of the Holy See to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2020
C‑25/NAT.9 Cuba: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW in Support of the Credentials of the Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2020
Islamic Republic of Iran: Explanation of the Vote by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Decision on the Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2021 at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 1 December 2020
Venezuela: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Haifa Aissami Madah, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW, in Response to the Statement of the Delegation of the United States of America at CSP25 1 December 2020
Venezuela: Explanation of Vote on Draft Decision on the Programme and Budget of the OPCW for 2021, Statement of H.E. Haifa Aissami Madah, Permanent Representative of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the OPCW (Spanish) 1 December 2020
Syrian Arab Republic: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Arabic) 30 November 2020
Poland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Marcin Czepelak, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Jamaica: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Sheila Sealy Monteith, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Costa Rica: Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Costa Rica to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 30 November 2020
Ghana: Statement by Mr Mohammed Habib Idris, Acting Head of Mission and Deputy Permanent Representative of Ghana to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Viet Nam: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Pham Viet Anh, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Iran: Statement by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Support of Credentials of the Delegation of Venezuela at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties 30 November 2020
North Macedonia: Statement of North Macedonia by Mr Toni Pavloski, Director for Multilateral Relations and Security Cooperation at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Ecuador: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Andrés Terán Parral Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ecuador to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 30 November 2020
Armenia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Tigran Balayan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
People's Republic of China: Statement by the Head of the Chinese Delegation to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Luxembourg: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jean-Marc Hoscheit, Permanent Representative of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties (French) 30 November 2020
Angola: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Maria Isabel De Resende Encoge, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Angola to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 30 November 2020
Turkey: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Şaban Dişli, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties 30 November 2020
Myanmar: Statement by Ambassador H.E. Mr. Soe Lynn Han, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the State Parties 28 November 2020
Finland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Päivi Kaukoranta, Permanent Representative of Finland to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 28 November 2020
Albania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Adia Sakiqi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Israel: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Naor Gilon, Embassy of the State of Israel, at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Russia: Statement on Behalf of The Collective Security Treaty Organisation Member States which are Parties To The Chemical Weapons Convention at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference Of The States Parties 27 November 2020
Armenia: Statement on behalf of the Group of Member States of the International Organization of Francophonie (French) 27 November 2020
Austria: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Astrid Harz, Permanent Representative of Austria to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Spain: Statement by the Permanent Representation of Spain to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 27 November 2020
Russia: Statement by the Delegation of the Russian Federation to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
United Arab Emirates: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr Hissa Abdulla Alotaiba, Permanent Representative of the State of the United Arab Emirates to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Arabic) 27 November 2020
Joint Statement at CSP-25 by 29 States Parties: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, et al 27 November 2020
Estonia: Statement by the Delegation of Estonia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Philippines: Statement of the Delegation of the Republic of the Philippines to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27 November 2020
Italy: Statement by the Delegation of Italy to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Thailand: Statement by H.E. Mrs. Eksiri Pintaruchai, Ambassador and Representative of Thailand to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Germany: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Gudrun Lingner, Permanent Representative of Germany to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
United States of America: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Joseph Manso, Permanent Representative of United States of America to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Bangladesh: Statement by H. E. Ambassador M Riaz Hamidullah Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Slovenia: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Sanja Štiglic, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Lithuania: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Vidmantas Purlys, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Honduras: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Roberto Ochoa Madrid, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Honduras to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Spanish) 27 November 2020
Switzerland: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
People's Republic of China: Statement by the Delegation of the People's Republic of China to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (Chinese) 27 November 2020
Russia: Statement by the Delegation of the Russian Federation to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties in Support of the Credentials of the Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 27 November 2020
India: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Venu Rajamony, Permanent Representative of India to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Republic of Korea: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Yeondoo Jeong, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
The Netherlands: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Paul van den Ijssel, Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
Sweden: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Annika Markovic, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
State of Palestine: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Mrs. Rawan Sulaiman, Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties 27 November 2020
C‑25/NAT.7 People's Republic of China: Update on the Progress Towards the Completion of Destruction of Chemical Weapons Abandoned by Japan on the Territory of China 27 November 2020
Czech Republic: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Kateřina Sequensová, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 27 November 2020
France: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Luis Vassy, Permanent Representative of France to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties (French) 27 November 2020
Norway: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Bård Ivar Svendsen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26 November 2020
Canada: Statement by the Delegation of Canada to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26 November 2020
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Statement by the Right Honourable Baroness Annabel Goldie, Minister of State for Defence, Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the OPCW at CSP-25 26 November 2020
Malta: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr Mark A. Pace, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Malta to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 26 November 2020
New Zealand: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Lyndal Walker, Permanent Representative of the New Zealand to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 25 November 2020
Australia: Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador Matthew Neuhaus Permanent Representative of Australia to the OPCW at the Twenty Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 25 November 2020
Cuba: Statement by H.E. Ambassador Soraya Álvarez Núñez Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the OPCW at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties (Spanish) 24 November 2020

International Organisations

Chemical Industry

NGO Video Statements

Watch video statements submitted by civil society and NGO participants at CSP-25. 

NGO

Title Date
American Public Health Association (APHA): Statement by Dr. Deborah Klein Walker at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Kentucky Environmental Foundation: Statement by Mr. Craig Williams at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India: Statement by Dr. Ajey Lele at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Mayors for Peace: Statement by Mr Khder Kareem at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
CBRNe Society : Statement by Ms. Anna Paternnosto at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Association for the Defence of Chemical Injuries in the Fars Province (SCWVSF): Statement by Mr Mohammad Ali Hajipour at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University: Statement by Emine Yilmaz Can, M.D. at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Arms Control Association and Green Cross International: Statement by Dr. Paul F. Walker at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Colorado Citizens’ Advisory Commission, Pueblo, Colorado, U.S.A: Statement by Ms. Irene Kornelly at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
VERTIC - Verification Research, Training and Information Centre: Statement by Ms. Yasemin Balci at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
ArgIQ – Information Quality in Argentina: Statement by Ms. Maria Jose Espona at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI): Statement by Dr Maria Sultan at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Kurdish Organizations Network Coalition for the International Criminal Court (KONCICC): Statement by Mr Sarkout Mahmoud at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
United Services Institution of India: Statement by Dr Nivedita Das Kundu at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Pakistan House: Statement by Muhammad Athar Javed, PhD. at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Istanbul University: Statement by Dr. Sadik Toprak at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Rutgers University (Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Weapons Control): Statement by Marie Isabelle Chevrier, PhD at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
The Harvard Sussex Program: Statement by Mr Alexander Ghionis at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Association of Supporting Victims of Chemical Weapons (ASVCW): Statement by Mr. Seyed Kamal Loh Mousavi at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
International Dialogue on Underwater Munitions (IDUM): Statement by Mr. Terrance P. Long at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
Center for International Security Studies and Strategic Research, MEF University: Statement by Dr. Mustafa Kibaroglu at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020
University of Bradford and the Omega Research Foundation: Statement by Dr Michael Crowley at the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Conference of the States Parties 24 November 2020

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