Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (CWC)
Convention sur l'interdiction de la mise au point, de la fabrication, du stockage et de l'emploi des armes chimiques et sur leur destruction
1992-09-03 Geneva Switzerland
3 Sep 1992, Geneva (Switzerland), on adoption of the CWC text at F-XE6548 - Conference on Disarmament (CD). Also known as Chemical weapons convention (CWC) -- Convention internationale sur les armes chimiques and as Convention interdisant les armes chimiques. Opened for signature 13 Jan 1993, Paris (France). U-XE1848 - Preparatory Commission for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, set up Feb 1993, The Hague (Netherlands), to prepare detailed operational procedures and put into place the necessary infrastructure for B-XB0057 - Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which would implement the CWC. K-XK1411 - Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons set up 6 May 1977, The Hague, at first session.
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