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16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of African States Parties to CWC Opens in Marrakech

Marrakech   -  
The 16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of African States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) kicked off, on Tuesday in Marrakesh, with the participation of delegations representing 38 African States Parties to the CWC, and six regional and international organisations (UN 1540 Committee, ECCAS, COMESA, EAC, IGAD, WCO).
16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of African States Parties to CWC Opens in Marrakech
19 June 2018

This meeting, organised in partnership with the Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), will focus on the role of governmental services in the CWC implementation, as well as the coordination and reinforcement of the implementation of this convention on the national level.

The said meeting will contribute to highlighting African priorities, and further developing the reflection on the means of fostering cooperation between OPCW's Technical Secretariat and African States Parties.

Morocco actively contributed to drawing up and approving the CWC, which it had signed on January 13th, 1993 and ratified on December 28th, 1995.

Last modified : 19 June 2018

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