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Title: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
Alternative Title(s): Chemical Weapons Convention
CWC
Available From: http://www.opcw.org/chemical-weapons-convention/
http://www.opcw.org/index.php?eID=dam_frontend_download&fileID=6357
Conclusion Date: 1993-01-13
Entry Into Force Date: 1997-04-29
Description: The purpose of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is to eliminate this entire category of weapons of mass destruction. Unlike the disarmament agreements that came before it, the CWC provides for a stringent verification regime.
Legal Citation: 1974 UNTS 45; 32 ILM 800 (1993)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Organizations > United Nations > Related Organizations > Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Home > Use of Force > Arms Control & Disarmament > Chemical Weapons
Keywords: arms control
disarmament
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
http://www.opcw.org/contact/
Site Administrator: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
http://www.opcw.org/contact/


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