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Mr. Olufemi Elias
Legal Adviser and Director
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons


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The Chemical Weapons Convention, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Non-State Actors
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Arms Control and Disarmament
The Chemical Weapons Convention, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Non-State Actors
A. Legal Instruments

Declaration (IV, 2) concerning Asphyxiating Gases, The Hague, 29 July 1899.

Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare, Geneva, 17 June 1925, League of Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 94, p. 65.

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, London, Moscow and Washington, 10 April 1972, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1015, p. 163.

The Declaration of Mendoza, Mendoza, 5 September 1991.

Cartagena Declaration on Renunciation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Cartagena de Indias, 4 December 1991.

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, Geneva, 3 September 1992, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1974, p. 45.

Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, The Hague, 16 March 1998.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.

B. Documents