Fifteen Years of the Chemical Weapons Convention: Celebrating Success. Committing to the Future

OPCW held a high-level meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 1 October 2012 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the OPCW. This section contains statements, video and other content related to that event.

Above: Full-length video of the meeting.

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Statements From Participants
Downloadable statements from participants at the meeting
Press Release: UN Secretary-General Addresses High-Level Meeting in New York to Mark 15 Years of the OPCW
Press Release dated 2 October, 2012
Media Stakeout
A joint media stakeout with OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

OPCW Story

"It has been 10 years since I left OPCW; still that day remains fresh in memory.
- Mallikarjunan M, Senior Safety Officer (Industry)

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