There are many resources available online about the Chemical Weapons Convention, the OPCW, relevant definitions, important current events in the CW field, and more.
We’ve collected a selection of resources to help you understand what chemical weapons are and what progress has been made towards their elimination. By clicking on these links, you will be redirected away from the CWC Coalition website to the source listed next to the resource name.
What is a Chemical Weapon? (OPCW)
What is the Conference of the States Parties? (OPCW)
What is the Technical Secretariat? (OPCW)
What is the Executive Council? (OPCW)
The CWC at a Glance (Arms Control Association)
CWC Signatories and States-Parties (Arms Control Association)
Chemical Weapons: FAQs (Arms Control Association)
Timeline of Syrian Chemical Weapons Activity 2012-2021 (Arms Control Association)
Chemical Weapons Status at a Glance (Arms Control Association)