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22nd Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Africa

June 11 - June 13

The Technical Secretariat of the OPCW wishes to invite States Parties from Africa to nominate representatives to attend the Twenty-Second Regional Meeting of National Authorities of States Parties in Africa, which will be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 11 to 13 June 2024.

This regional meeting of National Authorities will serve as a forum for States Parties to discuss needs, priorities, actions taken, and best practices in relation to the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (the Convention) at the national, subregional, and regional levels. Participants will also discuss the capacity-development support provided within the framework of the OPCW Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention (the Africa Programme).

The purpose of the meeting is to facilitate the exchange of information and views on:

  • OPCW capacity-development activities in the Africa region
  • Tools available in support of the timely and accurate submission of declarations, as well as updated information about OPCW inspections
  • Developments related to the National Implementation Framework, the Mentorship/Partnership Programme for National Authorities, and preliminary assessment post-training action plans for customs capacity-development courses
  • Major elements of the sixth phase of the Africa Programme (2023 – 2025)

The meeting will be conducted in English and in French, with interpretation services available.

Additional information about the regional meeting may be obtained from the Implementation Support Branch of the International Cooperation and Assistance Division. The contact persons are Mr Solomon Haile and Mr Victor Barros Correia.

Source: OPCW


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