Accession Number:

ADP013439

Title:

Swedish Chemical Support Team for the OPCW, A Survey of the Offer According to Article X in CWC

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SWEDISH RESCUE SERVICES AGENCY (SRSA) KARLSTAD (SWEDEN)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Sweden signed and ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention CWC in 1993. After the convention had entered into force on the 27 April 1997 the Swedish government decided to declare its assistance to the convention and the OPCW. The Swedish offer consisted of a contribution to the OPCWs voluntary found according to art X paragraph 7a. The government also decides to declare that the country is prepared to consider extending assistance under paragraph 7c including expertise in detection, detection equipment and alarm systems, protective equipment, decontamination and decontamination equipment, medical antidotes and treatments and rescue services and protection of population in a CW environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE