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Chemical Weapons

Global instruments

Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (1925)

Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (1992)


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See also: Negotiations forums, verification institutions, confidence-building measures, export control regimes

Multilateral and Regional instruments

Bilateral Destruction Agreement: Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Destruction and Non-Production of Chemical Weapons and on Measures to Facilitate the Multilateral Convention on Banning Chemical Weapons (1990)

India-Pakistan Agreement on Chemical Weapons: India - Pakistan Joint Declaration on the Complete Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (1992)


More: The European Union and Weapons of Mass Destruction (Harvard Sussex Program)

See also: Negotiations forums, verification institutions, confidence-building measures, export control regimes

Other treaties on disarmament

Treaties on disarmament (global issues)      

Treaties by type of weapon biological - nuclear - conventional