Investigators confirmed the fifth instance of CW use against civilians in the Syrian war.
Iran, Myanmar, Russia and Syria failed to uphold chemical weapons treaty commitments, the State Department reported.
The attacks occurred in Marea in September 2015 and in Kafr Zeita in October 2016 during the Syrian civil war.
A decade ago, credible reports began to surface about the use of chemical weapons by combatants involved in the brutal civil war in Syria. Our expert panel will assessed the progress that has been achieved to eliminate Syria’s chemical arsenal, what is left to be done, and how to ensure chemical weapons are never used again.
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.
The executive council’s comprehensive decision hailed dissent and dissatisfaction from certain member states that appear intent on shielding Syria from accountability for its egregious violations of the CWC.