Strengthening the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention

Strengthening the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention

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

The event first presented 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 was followed by an update of UNIDIR’s work on the gendered effects of chemical weapons and gender balance in the chemical weapons regime.

A recording of the event is available on the UNIDIR YouTube channel (or see below).


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


  • Una Jakob, Senior Researcher of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) 

  • Maria Garzon Maceda, Research Assistant at UNIDIR WMD Programme

Advancing Gender Perspectives in the CWC

  • Renata Hessmann Dalaqua, UNIDIR Gender and Disarmament Lead 

Moderator: James Revill, UNIDIR WMD and Other Strategic Weapons Programme Lead


Tuesday 25 January 2022 | 13h00-14h30 CET | online