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Implementation Assistance Programme

IAP logo" Our goal is not just a Convention that is universal, but a Convention that is universally implemented.[T]he U.S. stands ready to assist the Technical Secretariat [TS] and member states through bilateral contacts, close coordination with the TS, responses to requests for assistance, and participation in regional workshops. We have collaborated with developing an Implementation Assistance Programme to provide information and assistance to States Parties in need. "

Ambassador Eric Javits, U.S. National Statement at the 9th Conference of States Parties,

November 29, 2004

On November 27, 2004, the United States and Romania introduced an Implementation Assistance Programme (IAP)1 to assist States Parties establish a National Authority and administrative measures to implement the CWC's declaration and export/import requirements. The IAP is available electronically and as an instructional manual 2.

Romania and BIS jointly host an IAP website,, which contains executable and Adobe Acrobat files of version 1.1 of the IAP. The website also contains quick links to sections of the IAP manual and contact information for the Romanian National Agency for Export Controls, U.S. National Authority and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

PowerPoint icon 1 The IAP Overview Presentation is also available in PowerPoint (PPT). PPT files require Microsoft PowerPoint software.

Get Acrobat Reader 2 To view and print PDF files you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC.

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