Insights: OPCW

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    Arria-formula Meeting on Syria Chemical Weapons

    Today (20 January), Russia will hold an open Arria-formula meeting titled “Implementation of Security Council Resolution 2118: OPCW Fact Finding Mission (FFM) Report on Douma”. It is rare for Russia to organise an Arria-formula meeting. Since the start of the...

    posted on MON 20 JAN 2020
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    Syria: Draft Resolution on the Renewal of the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism

    Tomorrow (31 October), the mandate of the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), the body mandated to determine responsibility for the use of chemical weapons in Syria, expires. The Council will vote on a resolution to extend the JIM for a...

    posted on SUN 30 OCT 2016
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    Syria Chemical Weapons Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (7 October), Acting UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-soo will brief Security Council members on the monthly report (S/2015/737) on the implementation of resolution 2118, which required the verification and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons. The...

    posted on TUE 6 OCT 2015
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    Syria Chemical Weapons Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (9 September), Acting UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-soo will brief Security Council members on the monthly report (S/2015/668) on the implementation of resolution 2118, which required the verification and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons. Kim...

    posted on TUE 8 SEP 2015
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    Syria Chemical Weapons Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (9 July), Acting UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-soo will brief Security Council members on the monthly report (S/2015/485) on the implementation of resolution 2118, which required the verification and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons. Council...

    posted on WED 8 JUL 2015
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    Syria: OPCW-UN Joint Mission Concludes, Work Remains

    Tuesday (7 October), Sigrid Kaag, the former Special Coordinator of the recently concluded joint mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the UN, will brief Council members in consultations via video-teleconference. She will present the...

    posted on FRI 3 OCT 2014
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    Dispatches from the Field: Security Council Meetings in The Hague

    The Hague – On Monday (11 August), Council members focused on justice and accountability issues as they engaged with representatives of the various international legal institutions headquartered in The Hague. They also received an update on the work of the...

    posted on MON 11 AUG 2014