International reaction to the recent cases of chemical weapons use clearly shows that the world is not willing to accept the erosion of the Chemical Weapons Treaty, Baumann tells Arms Control Today.
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.
The Islamic State group tested biological and chemical agents on Iraqi prisoners, some of whom died, according to a May 2021 UN report.
this briefing on the results and implications of the 25th Conference of States Parties for the work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the CWC regime.
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.
Poisoning of Kremlin-critic with Novichok nerve agent prompts censure.
UN officials continue to report that they still cannot confirm the completeness of Syrian stockpile declaration.
In recent years, the global norm against chemical weapons use has eroded, and it is critical that responsible states take action to reinforce it. Systematic violations of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the malign use of chemical agents have continued for nearly a decade without adequate accountability.