The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons transformed from a standard arms control monitoring body into an indispensable instrument of international peace and security. This role must be strengthened to address a chemical weapons threat that has metastasized.
The U.N. chemical weapons watchdog is investigating an air strike that destroyed two chlorine cylinders related to an April 2018 chemical weapons attack in Syria.
OPCW Confirms Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
A new report suggests Syria may still be producing chemical weapons despite being censured by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated CW use.
For the first time, member states of the world's chemical weapons watchdog have suspended a state's rights under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
CWC states-parties may consider steps to hold Syria accountable for use of chemical weapons in violation of the treaty.
UN officials continue to report that they still cannot confirm the completeness of Syrian stockpile declaration.
Damascus continues to stymie international efforts to curb its production and use of chemical weapons.
The OPCW Executive Council set a 90-day deadline for Syria to comply with the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Investigators identified Syria's air force as responsible for March 2017 sarin attacks against rebel-held communities in Syria.
U.S. Alleges New Syrian Chlorine Attack
A new report details the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime.