News Releases

Below are news releases relating to the activities of Director-General Üzümcü.

OPCW Director-General Visits Madrid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 23 March 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, accompanied by the OPCW Director-General Designate, Permanent...23 March 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits United States

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 22 March 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with the UN Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres, and briefed the...22 March 2018Full story

President of France Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 22 March 2018 — The President of the French Republic, H.E. Mr Emmanuel Macron, visited yesterday the Headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The...22 March 2018Full story

Statement by H.E. Mr Ahmet Üzümcü Director-General of the OPCW Commemoration of the 1988 Halabja Chemical Weapons Attack

Each year we observe the 16th of March with deep solemnity for the horrendous crime against humanity that befell thousands of citizens of Halabja - men, women, and children alike. This year, however, is one of particular...16 March 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General Congratulates Iraq on Complete Destruction of Chemical Weapons Remnants

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 13 March 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, congratulated the Government of Iraq on the completion of the destruction...13 March 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Brussels

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 8 March 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European...08 March 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Vienna

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 22 February 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with the Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and...22 February 2018Full story

Upcoming

88th Session of the Executive Council:
10 - 13 July 2018

89th Session of the Executive Council:
9 - 12 October 2018