CWC 2013: Day 1 Report

On yesterday's opening day of the Chemical Weapons Convention in The Hague, main themes discussed included universality, the situation in Syria, destruction issues, the transition to the post-destruction era for the OPCW, national implementation issues (including increasing activities by national authorities), dangers of terrorist use of chemical weapons, advances in science and technology, and welcoming the work of the Open-Ended Working Group in the run-up to the Conference. Green Cross International's full report here.