Documents Issued by the Technical Secretariat
2018

2018

Document Symbol Title Date
S/1679/2018 Status of Submission of Annual Declarations Regarding Projected Activities and Anticipated Production in 2019 at Schedule 1 Facilities 16 October 2018
S/1680/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Status of Participation in the Chemical Weapons Convention as at 12 October 2018 16 October 2018
S/1678/2018 Update on Events Organised by the Technical Secretarial in the Area of International Cooperation and Assistance May – August 2018 16 October 2018
s/1677/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Summary Update of the Activities Carried out by the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria 10 October 2018
S/1674/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Third Exercise on the Analysis of Biotoxins 24 September 2018
S/1673/2018 Note by the Director-General: Summary of Verification Activities in 2017 21 September 2018
S/1670/2018 Note by the Director-General: Evaluation of the Results of the Forty-Third Official OPCW Proficiency Test 4 September 2018
S/1671/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Summary of the Report on Activities Carried Out in Support of a Request for Technical Assistance by the UK (Technical Assistance Visit TAV/03/18 and TAV/03B/18, “Amesbury Incident”) 4 September 2018
S/1669/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Course on Analytical Skills Development at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India, 3-14 December 2018 4 September 2018
S/1671/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Summary of the Report on Activities Carried Out in Support of a Request for Technical Assistance by the UK (Technical Assistance Visit TAV/03/18 and TAV/03B/18, “Amesbury Incident”) 4 September 2018
S/1661/2018/Corr.1 Note by the Director-General: Status of Laboratories Designated for the Analysis of Authentic Biomedical Samples – Corrigendum 4 September 2018
S/1668/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Eighth Survey on the Implementation of Decision C-14/DEC.4: Guidelines Regarding Low-Concentration Limits for Declarations of Schedule 2A and 2A* Chemicals 3 September 2018
S/1667/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: OPCW Calendar for October to December 2018 30 August 2018
S/1665/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for the Forty-Fourth Official OPCW Proficiency Test 29 August 2018
S/1666/2018 Note by the Director-General: Status of the Designated Laboratories for Authentic Environmental Sample Analysis 29 August 2018
S/1664/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences 28 August 2018
S/1663/2018 Note by the Director-General: Recruitment and Selection of Top-Structure Officials 23 August 2018
S/1662/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Update on the Secure Information Exchange System 21 August 2018
S/1660/2018 Note by the Director-General: Evaluation of the Results of the Third Official OPCW Biomedical Proficiency Test 14 August 2018
S/1661/2018 Note by the Director-General: Status of Laboratories Designated for the Analysis of Authentic Biomedical Samples 14 August 2018
S/1659/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for an Advanced Laboratory Skills Training Course, Zemianske Kostol’any, Slovak Republic, 12-22 November 2018 13 August 2018
S/1656/2018 Call for Nominations for a Workshop on Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Fostering Chemical Safety and Security Through Innovation, The Hague, The Netherlands 4-5 December 2018 10 August 2018
S/1655/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Analytical Skills Training Course in Spanish for Member States in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Madrid, Spain, 22 November – 5 December 2018 2 August 2018
S/1653/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for the Twentieth Annual Meeting of National Authorities The Hague, The Netherlands 6-8 November 2018 18 July 2018
S/1626/2018/Corr.1 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding an Alleged Incident in Saraqib, Syrian Arab Republic on 4 February 2018 – Corrigendum 18 July 2018
S/1652/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Summary of the Conference on Countering Chemical Terrorism, OPCW Headquarters, The Hague, The Netherlands, 7 – 8 June 2018 16 July 2018
S/1648/2018 Note by the Director General: Call for Nominations for an OPCW Assistance and Protection Training Course for Instructors from Latin American and Caribbean States Parties, Lima, Peru, 3-7 September 2018 10 July 2018
S/1649/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Invitation to apply for a Forum on Peaceful Uses of Chemistry: Potential Contribution of the OPCW to the Achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, The Hague, The Netherlands 26 October 2018 10 July 2018
S/1645/2018/Corr.1 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Interim Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding the Incident of Alleged Use of Toxic Chemicals as a Weapon in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, on 7 April 2018 – Corrigendum 10 July 2018
S/1647/2018* Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Fifth Annual Meeting of Representatives of Chemical Industry and National Authorities of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention Doha, Qatar 2 – 4 October 2018 9 July 2018
S/1646/2018* Note by the Director General: Call for Nominations for a Regional Table-Top Exercise in Chemical Emergency Response for States Parties in Latin America and the Caribbean, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 15-19 October 2018 9 July 2018
S/1645/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Interim Report on the Progress of the Fact-Finding Mission Regarding an Incident of Alleged Use of Toxic Chemicals as a Weapon in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, on 7 April 2018 6 July 2018
S/1644/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Invitation to Apply for the Seoul Workshop on the Peaceful Development and Use of Chemistry for Member States of the OPCW in the Asian Region, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 30 October – 1 November 2018 4 July 2018
S/1643/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Executive Programme on Integrated Chemicals Management, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 24-27 September 2018 3 July 2018
S/1625/2018/Corr.1 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the Forty-Sixth Meeting of the Validation Group for the Updating of the OPCW Central Analytical Database, 26 and 27 March 2018 – Corrigendum 3 July 2018
S/1642/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding the Incidents in Al-Hamadaniyah on 30 October 2016 and in Karm Al-Tarrab on 13 November 2016 2 July 2018
S/1641/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Electronic Submissions of Annual Declarations on Past Activities as at 31 May 2018 2 July 2018
S/1639/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for A Training Course for Representatives of National Authorities and Relevant Stakeholders on Fulfilling Declarations and Inspections Obligations of the CWC in the Hague, Netherlands 10-14 September 18 June 2018
S/1640/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Eighteenth Annual Workshop to Coordinate Assistance and Protection Under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention, Marrakesh, Morocco, 29-31 October 2018 18 June 2018
S/1638/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Status of Participation in the Chemical Weapons Convention as at 16 June 2018 18 June 2018
S/1637/2018 Note by the Director General: Call for Nominations for the Seventh OPCW Assistance and Protection Training Course for Instructors, The Hague, the Netherlands, 12-19 September 2018 14 June 2018
S/1636/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding Alleged Incidents in Ltamenah, the Syrian Arab Republic on 24 and 25 March 2017 13 June 2018
S/1634/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Invitation to Apply for a Fellowship in Organic Chemistry Skills Development to be held at the Spiez Laboratory, Switzerland in 2019 13 June 2018
S/1633/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for an Analytical Chemistry Course in French under the Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention, to be held at INRAP Laboratories, Tunisia 16 – 26 October 2018 6 June 2018
S/1632/2018 Note by the Director-General: Invitation to Submit Nominations for a Seminar on Chemical Safety and Security Management for Member States of the OPCW in Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2 – 4 October 2018 6 June 2018
S/1630/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Update on Events Organised by the Technical Secretariat in the Area of International Cooperation and Assistance, January – April 2018 1 June 2018
S/1631/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Course on the Medical Aspects of Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 1-5 October 2018 1 June 2018
S/1629/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Accession of the State of Palestine to the Chemical Weapons Convention 23 May 2018
S/1625/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the Forty-Sixth Meeting of the Validation Group for the Updating of the OPCW Central Analytical Database, 26 and 27 March 2018 15 May 2018
S/1626/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding an Alleged Incident in Saraqib, Syrian Arab Republic on 4 February 2018 15 May 2018
S/1623/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: OPCW Calendar for June to December 2018 8 May 2018
S/1622/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: The Implementation of Article VI as a Contribution to Countering Chemical Terrorism – Discussion Paper 8 May 2018
S/1621/2018 Note by the Director-General: Request for Information from States Parties on New Types of Nerve Agents 2 May 2018
S/1619/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Basic Course on Assistance and Protection, Spiez, Switzerland, 2-6 July 2018 25 April 2018
S/1580/2018/Rev.1 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Training Workshop in Russian on Best Practices for Developing The Responsible Care® Programme for the Chemical Industry, to be held at the D. Mendeleev University Moscow, Russian Federation 20 April 2018
S/1617/2018 Note by the Director-General: Evaluation of the Results of the Forty-Second Official OPCW Proficiency Test 18 April 2018
S/1616/2018 Note by the Director-General: Status of Laboratories Designated for Analysis of Authentic Environmental Samples 18 April 2018
S/1615/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Programme Performance for the Year 2017 18 April 2018
S/1614/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Submission of Annual Declarations on Past Activities in 2016 and 2017, on Projected Activities and Anticipated Production for 2018 at Schedule 1 Facilities, and on Anticipated Activities at Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 Plan 16 April 2018
S/1613/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Training Course on Chemical Emergency Response for Police Officers From States Parties in Latin America and the Caribbean, Bogotá, Colombia, 23 – 27 July 2018 16 April 2018
S/1612/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Summary of the Report on Activities Carried Out in Support of a Request for Technical Assistance by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Technical Assistance Visit TAV/02/18) 12 April 2018
S/1609/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Symposium on Women in Chemistry, Ottawa, Canada, 25 and 26 June 2018 10 April 2018
S/1608/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Guidelines for Verification of Cessation of Activities at Closed Schedule 1 Facilities and for Verification of the Commissioning of New Schedule 1 Facilities Following Such Closure 29 March 2018
S/1607/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for Two Courses on the Enhancement of Laboratory Skills at the Finnish Institute of Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (VERIFIN) Helsinki, Finland 28 March 2018
S/1606/2018 Note by Technical Secretariat: Calls for Nomination for a Basic Analytical Chemistry Course for Women Chemists, Rijswijk, Netherlands 26-28 June 2018 22 March 2018
S/1605/2018 Invitation to Apply for Two Research Fellowships in Analytical Chemistry Skills Development to be held at the Verifin Laboratory, Finland, in 2018 22 March 2018
S/1604/2018 Note by the Director-General: Training Opportunity for Officials: Asser Institute’s Ninth Annual Summer Training Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Weapons of Mass Destruction in a Changing World, The Hague, the Netherlands, 1-5 October 20 March 2018
S/1603/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Needs Assessment and Compilation of Tools, Guidance, and Best Practices on Chemical Safety and Security Management 16 March 2018
S/1602/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Sixteenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Asia, Thimphu, Bhutan 19-21 June 2018 13 March 2018
S/1600/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for an Assistance and Protection Project on Chemical Incident Preparedness for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities, Ankara, Turkey, 22 – 26 October 2018 8 March 2018
S/1598/2018 Call for Nominations for a Workshop on Note by Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Workshop on Needs Assessment and Best Practices on Chemical Safety and Security Management for Latin American and Caribbean Members of the OPCW 8 March 2018
S/1599/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a Training-of-Trainers Course for Representatives of Customs Training Institutions on Technical Aspects of the Transfers Regime of the CWC, Algiers, Algeria, 11-14 September 8 March 2018
S/1597/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Course for Member States in the Latin America and Caribbean Region on Chemical Safety and Security Management in Laboratories, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 16-20 July 2018 5 March 2018
S/1594/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Live Agent Training Course for Experts, Zemianske Kostol’any, Slovakia, 4-14 June 2018 2 March 2018
S/1595/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Basic Course on Assistance and Protection, Ankara, Turkey, 25-29 June 2018 2 March 2018
S/1593/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Nineteenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Latin America and the Caribbean, Antigua, Guatemala, 12-14 June 2018 28 February 2018
S/1590/2018 Note by the Director General: Call for Nominations for the Sixth Training Course on Conducting Sampling and Analysis in a Highly Contaminated Environment Czestochowa, Poland, 7 – 11 May 2018 26 February 2018
S/1591/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Basic Course on Assistance and Protection for Portuguese Speaking Participants, Rio de Janeiro, 21-25 May 2018 26 February 2018
S/1592/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Report of the 19th Annual Meeting of National Authorities 26 February 2018
S/1589/2018 Call for Nominations for a Course for Analytical Chemists from Laboratories Supporting Customs Services, OPCW Laboratory, Rijswijk, the Netherlands, 28 May – 1 June 2018 23 February 2018
S/1588/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Sixteenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Africa, Marrakech, Morocco, 19-21 June 2018 21 February 2018
S/1587/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for the Seventeenth Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Eastern Europe, Prague, Czech Republic 7 – 9 May 2018 19 February 2018
S/1583/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Expressions of Interest in the Influential Visitors Programme for States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention OPCW Headquarters, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2018 15 February 2018
S/1584/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Update on Events Organised by the Technical Secretariat in the Area of International Cooperation and Assistance, September – December 2017 15 February 2018
S/1582/2018 Note by the Director-General: Report on the Performance of the Revised Methodology for the Selection of Other Chemical Production Facilities for Inspection 12 February 2018
S/1581/2018 Call for Nominations for a Workshop for States Parties in Asia on Needs Assessment and Best Practices on Chemical Safety and Security Management 9 February 2018
S/1579/2018 Call for Nominations for an International Course on Emergency Medical Assistance for the Victims of Chemical Incidents 7 February 2018
S/1578/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Invitation to Apply for an Internship for Legal Drafters and National Authority Representatives of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention OPCW Headquarters, The Hague, the Netherlands 6 February 2018
S/1576/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for a General Training Course on the Chemical Weapons Convention for the Personnel of National Authorities and the Relevant Stakeholders 5 February 2018
S/1577/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations for the Forty-Third Official OPCW Proficiency Test 5 February 2018
S/1575/2018 OPCW Calendar for March to December 2018 2 February 2018
S/1573/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Expressions of Interest for the Mentorship/Partnership Programme for National Authorities of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention 2018 31 January 2018
S/1574/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations to the Advisory Board on Education and Outreach 31 January 2018
S/1572/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Joint Basic and Advanced Course on Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons for Russian-Speaking Participants, Svetlaya Roshcha, Belarus, 14-23 May 2018 31 January 2018
S/1571/2018 Note by the Director-General: Call for Nominations for a Seminar on the Chemical Weapons Convention and Chemical Safety and Security Management for Asian Member States of the OPCW 30 January 2018
S/1570/2018 Conference on Countering Chemical Terrorism, OPCW Headquarters, The Hague, the Netherlands, 7 and 8 June 2018 25 January 2018
S/1568/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Nominations to the Scientific Advisory Board 16 January 2018
S/1569/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Call for Voluntary Contributions to the Trust Fund of the Scientific Advisory Board 16 January 2018
S/1566/2018 Note by the Technical Secretariat: Release of the OPCW Central Analytical Database on DVD 8 January 2018
S/1565/2018 Call for Nominations for a Basic Course for Latin American and Caribbean Countries on Response to Incidents Involving Chemical Warfare Agents and with Toxic Industrial Chemicals Panama City, Panama, 23 – 27 April 2018 4 January 2018

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