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The Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force on 29 April 1997. (...) Destruction of chemical weapons required on-site inspections as well. (...) Declarations related to chemical weapons and production of dual-use chemicals serve to provide baseline data for subsequent confirmation by the Organisation.
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The global production, trade and use of chemicals are increasing, placing increasing chemicals management demands on developing countries. (...) C. Chemical safety, risk prevention and reduction 19. (...) Without sound management of chemicals, this trend will lead to increased pollution and negative effects by chemicals.
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Score: 580863.57 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/csd...-CSD19-final-single-spaced.pdf
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Article III – Declarations | OPCW Skip to main content العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Main navigation Search About Us About Us Mission History OPCW Basics Member States Conference of the States Parties Executive Council Technical Secretariat Technical Secretariat Leadership Leadership Director-General Deputy Director-General Divisions Divisions Verification Inspectorate International Cooperation and Assistance Secretariat for the Policy-Making Organs External Relations Office of Strategy and Policy Office of Internal Oversight Office of the Legal Adviser Office of Confidentiality and Security Health and Safety Administration Subsidiary Bodies Subsidiary Bodies Advisory Body on Administrative and Financial Matters Confidentiality Commission Scientific Advisory Board Advisory Board on Education and Outreach Our Partners Nobel Peace Prize Visit the OPCW Our Work Our Work What is a Chemical Weapon? Eliminating Chemical Weapons Preventing Re-emergence Supporting National Implementation Promoting Chemistry for Peace Ensuring Preparedness Responding to the Use of Chemical Weapons Supporting Victims Achieving Universality The Convention The Convention Articles Articles Preamble Article I – General Obligations Article II – Definitions and Criteria Article III – Declarations Article IV – Chemical Weapons Article V – Chemical Weapons Production Facilities Article VI – Activities Not Prohibited Under this Convention Article VII – National Implementation Measures Article VIII – The Organization Article IX – Consultations, Cooperation and Fact‑Finding Article X – Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons Article XI – Economic and Technological Development Article XII – Measures to Redress a Situation and to Ensure Compliance, including Sanctions Article XIII – Relation to Other International Agreements Article XIV – Settlement of Disputes Article XV – Amendments Article XVI – 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inventory of chemical weapons it owns or possesses, or that are located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with Part IV (A), paragraphs 1 to 3, of the Verification Annex, except for those chemical weapons referred to in sub-subparagraph (iii); Report any chemical weapons on its territory that are owned and possessed by another State and located in any place under the jurisdiction or control of another State, in accordance with Part IV (A), paragraph 4, of the Verification Annex; Declare whether it has transferred or received, directly or indirectly, any chemical weapons since 1 January 1946 and specify the transfer or receipt of such weapons, in accordance with Part IV (A), paragraph 5, of the Verification Annex; Provide its general plan for destruction of chemical weapons that it owns or possesses, or that are located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with Part IV (A), paragraph 6, of the Verification Annex; With respect to old chemical weapons and abandoned chemical weapons: Declare whether it has on its territory old chemical weapons and provide all available information in accordance with Part IV (B), paragraph 3, of the Verification Annex; Declare whether there are abandoned chemical weapons on its territory and provide all available information in accordance with Part IV (B), paragraph 8, of the Verification Annex; Declare whether it has abandoned chemical weapons on the territory of other States and provide all available information in accordance with Part IV (B), paragraph 10, of the Verification Annex; With respect to chemical weapons production facilities: Declare whether it has or has had any chemical weapons production facility under its ownership or possession, or that is or has been located in any place under its jurisdiction or control at any time since 1 January 1946; Specify any chemical weapons production facility it has or has had under its ownership or possession or that is or has been located in any place under its jurisdiction or control at any time since 1 January 1946, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 1, of the Verification Annex, except for those facilities referred to in sub-subparagraph (iii); Report any chemical weapons production facility on its territory that another State has or has had under its ownership and possession and that is or has been located in any place under the jurisdiction or control of another State at any time since 1 January 1946, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 2, of the Verification Annex; Declare whether it has transferred or received, directly or indirectly, any equipment for the production of chemical weapons since 1 January 1946 and specify the transfer or receipt of such equipment, in accordance with Part V, paragraphs 3 to 5, of the Verification Annex; Provide its general plan for destruction of any chemical weapons production facility it owns or possesses, or that is located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 6, of the Verification Annex; Specify actions to be taken for closure of any chemical weapons production facility it owns or possesses, or that is located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 1 (i), of the Verification Annex; Provide its general plan for any temporary conversion of any chemical weapons production facility it owns or possesses, or that is located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, into a chemical weapons destruction facility, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 7, of the Verification Annex; With respect to other facilities: Specify the precise location, nature and general scope of activities of any facility or establishment under its ownership or possession, or located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, and that has been designed, constructed or used since 1 January 1946 primarily for development of chemical weapons. Such declaration shall include, inter alia , laboratories and test and evaluation sites; With respect to riot control agents: Specify the chemical name, structural formula and Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number, if assigned, of each chemical it holds for riot control purposes. (...) Articles Preamble Article I – General Obligations Article II – Definitions and Criteria Article III – Declarations Article IV – Chemical Weapons Article V – Chemical Weapons Production Facilities Article VI – Activities Not Prohibited Under this Convention Article VII – National Implementation Measures Article VIII – The Organization Article IX – Consultations, Cooperation and Fact‑Finding Article X – Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons Article XI – Economic and Technological Development Article XII – Measures to Redress a Situation and to Ensure Compliance, including Sanctions Article XIII – Relation to Other International Agreements Article XIV – Settlement of Disputes Article XV – Amendments Article XVI – Duration and Withdrawal Article XVII – Status of the Annexes Article XVIII – Signature Article XIX – Ratification Article XX – Accession Article XXI – Entry Into Force Article XXII – Reservations Article XXIII – Depositary Article XXIV – Authentic Texts OPCW OPCW by the Numbers 193 States committed to the Chemical Weapons Convention • 98% of the global population live under the protection of the Convention • 99% of the chemical weapons stockpiles declared by possessor States have been verifiably destroyed • More Numbers Breadcrumb Home Chemical Weapons Convention Articles Article III – Declarations Footer menu Legal Contact Copyright © 2022 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
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It could be short and inspirational, and have a character distinct from that of the Johannesburg target for 2020 while being consistent with it. It could describe chemical safety in 2020, for example as follows: · it could set out the impacts of chemicals in 2020, that is, the level or absence of impacts on human health and the environment; · it could identify an intended state or condition of the environment, such as levels of chemicals found in the environment (e.g. that synthetic chemicals in particular hazard classes are not found in the wider environment and that naturally occurring chemicals such as metals are at or near background); · it could describe how chemicals are managed, that is, the completeness or effectiveness of their management (e.g. concerning chemical safety institutions and practices, legislation, monitoring, information, coordination and collaboration, industry commitments, and use conditions and practices); · it could set out the balance achieved in chemicals management (e.g. that decisions involving chemical safety are made with a good balance between risks and benefits). (...) Achieve sound management of chemicals, with particular focus on hazardous chemicals and wastes, inter alia, through initiatives to assist African countries in elaborating national chemical profiles and regional and national frameworks and strategies for chemical management and establishing chemical focal points. (...) Example 2 By the year 2020, we live in a world where food, water, air and biota rarely contain chemical pollutants that might harm human health or the environment farmers, workers and communities are rarely harmed by exposure to chemicals that are used or produced in farms, factories and other facilities Example 3 Even shorter statements, such as Chemical safety for all, all for chemical safety by 2020 Chemical safety for all by 2020 A chemically safe world by 2020 A world with minimised chemical risks by 2020 United Nations Treaty Series, vol. 1673, No. 28911 - 7 -
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Score: 580848.97 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/saicm...ications/SAICM_TS_final_en.doc
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CHEMICALS CHEMICALS PROGRESS AND ACHEIVEMENTS Chemicals risk assessment Mechanisms for systematic evaluation, classification, and labeling of chemicals, including initiatives towards a harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals 1. (...) Previously, Local governments municipalities used to give a consent for imports of hazardous and toxic chemicals on imports of other chemicals before 2007 that led to uncontrolled and uncoordinated imports of chemicals, sometimes imports of hazardous and toxic chemicals under name of ordinary chemicals at the customs. (...) Also related training on operation of laboratory equipments and identifying of chemicals are needed in order to enhance control on chemicals.
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Score: 580703.37 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/dsd...Reports/mongolia/chemicals.pdf
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Declarations on past production of Schedule 3 chemicals for chemical weapons purposes Each State Party shall, not later than 30 days after this Convention enters into force for it, declare all plant sites comprising plants that produced at any time since 
1 January 1946 a Schedule 3 chemical for chemical weapons purposes. Declarations of a plant site pursuant to paragraph 9 shall include: The name of the plant site and the name of the owner, company, or enterprise operating it; Its precise location including the address; For each plant which is located within the plant site, and which falls under the specifications set forth in paragraph 9, the same information as required under paragraph 7, subparagraphs (a) to (c); and For each Schedule 3 chemical produced for chemical weapons purposes: The chemical name, common or trade name used by the plant site for chemical weapons production purposes, structural formula, and Chemical Abstracts Service registry number, if assigned; The dates when the chemical was produced and the quantity produced; and The location to which the chemical was delivered and the final product produced there, if known. (...) Five years after entry into force of this Convention, the Conference shall consider the need to establish other measures regarding transfers of Schedule 3 chemicals to States not Party to this Convention. Verification Annex Part I – Definitions Part II – General Rules of Verification Part III – General Provisions for Verification Measures Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI, Paragraph 3 Part IV(A) – Destruction of Chemical Weapons and Its Verification Pursuant to Article IV Part IV(B) – Old Chemical Weapons and Abandoned Chemical Weapons Part V – Destruction of Chemical Weapons Production Facilities and Its Verification Pursuant to Article V Part VI – Regime for Schedule 1 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part VII – Regime for Schedule 2 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part VIII – Regime for Schedule 3 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part IX – Regime for other Chemical Production Facilities Part X – Challenge Inspections Pursuant to Article IX Part XI – Investigations in cases of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons OPCW OPCW by the Numbers 193 States committed to the Chemical Weapons Convention • 98% of the global population live under the protection of the Convention • 99% of the chemical weapons stockpiles declared by possessor States have been verifiably destroyed • More Numbers Breadcrumb Home Chemical Weapons Convention Annexes Part VIII – Regime for Schedule 3 Chemicals and...
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Investigations of Alleged Use The Chemical Weapons Convention provides for investigations to be carried out by the Secretariat in connection with allegations of the use of chemical weapons under certain conditions.  (...) The FFM’s findings established the facts surrounding allegations of the use of toxic chemicals as weapons in Syria and confirmed that chemical weapons had been used. (...) OPCW OPCW by the Numbers 193 States committed to the Chemical Weapons Convention • 98% of the global population live under the protection of the Convention • 99% of the chemical weapons stockpiles declared by possessor States have been verifiably destroyed • More Numbers Breadcrumb Home Our Work Responding to the Use of Chemical Weapons Footer menu Legal Contact Copyright © 2022 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
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These aspects will provide a good basis for planning measures to ensure the national chemical safety through application of an appropriate system for chemicals management. The National Programme on sound management of chemicals is currently under development and establishes the main objectives of the sound chemicals management system until 2020. (...) As well will be taken into consideration the performance criteria and monitoring indicators for monitoring and evaluation of impact of Programme on general situation on chemicals management. According to objectives and priorities of Programme many monitoring indicators are set, including: national legal and normative framework on chemicals management; number of institutions and civil servants employed in the sphere of chemicals management; amounts of chemicals used in the RM; number of industrial accidents involving chemicals; used agriculture chemicals per ha; etc.
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A State Party shall not produce, acquire, retain, transfer or use Schedule 1 chemicals unless: The chemicals are applied to research, medical, pharmaceutical or protective purposes; and The types and quantities of chemicals are strictly limited to those which can be justified for such purposes; and The aggregate amount of such chemicals at any given time for such purposes is equal to or less than 1 tonne; and The aggregate amount for such purposes acquired by a State Party in any year through production, withdrawal from chemical weapons stocks and transfer is equal to or less than 1 tonne. (...) Chemicals transferred shall not be retransferred to a third State. (...) Verification Annex Part I – Definitions Part II – General Rules of Verification Part III – General Provisions for Verification Measures Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI, Paragraph 3 Part IV(A) – Destruction of Chemical Weapons and Its Verification Pursuant to Article IV Part IV(B) – Old Chemical Weapons and Abandoned Chemical Weapons Part V – Destruction of Chemical Weapons Production Facilities and Its Verification Pursuant to Article V Part VI – Regime for Schedule 1 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part VII – Regime for Schedule 2 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part VIII – Regime for Schedule 3 Chemicals and Facilities Related to such Chemicals Part IX – Regime for other Chemical Production Facilities Part X – Challenge Inspections Pursuant to Article IX Part XI – Investigations in cases of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons OPCW OPCW by the Numbers 193 States committed to the Chemical Weapons Convention • 98% of the global population live under the protection of the Convention • 99% of the chemical weapons stockpiles declared by possessor States have been verifiably destroyed • More Numbers Breadcrumb Home Chemical Weapons Convention Annexes Part VI – Regime for Schedule 1 Chemicals and...
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Thereafter, each State Party shall not remove any of these chemical weapons, except to a chemical weapons destruction facility. It shall provide access to such chemical weapons, for the purpose of systematic on-site verification. (...) Each State Party shall meet the costs of destruction of chemical weapons it is obliged to destroy. It shall also meet the costs of verification of storage and destruction of these chemical weapons unless the Executive Council decides otherwise.
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