January 25, 2022 @ 13:00 – January 25, 2022 @ 14:30

This event will contribute to an informed discussion on strengthening the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.

The event will first present the findings of the newly published UNIDIR paper on Enhancing Compliance Management and Enforcement in the Regime Prohibiting Chemical Weapons, by Ralf Trapp and Cheng Tang.

This will be followed by an update of UNIDIR's work on the gendered effects of chemical weapons and gender balance in the chemical weapons regime.


Welcoming Remarks

Enhancing the management and enforcement of compliance in the CWC
Ralf Trapp, independent consultant on CBW
Cheng Tang, former Chair of the OPCW Scientific Advisory Board

Followed by Q&A

Advancing Gender Perspectives in the CWC
Renata Hessmann Dalaqua, UNIDIR Gender and Disarmament Lead 

James Revill, UNIDIR WMD and Other Strategic Weapons Programme Lead (moderator)


The link will be shared with registered participants. For any questions please visite the website or  contact maria.garzon@un.org.