News Releases

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

OPCW Director-General Meets UN Secretary-General

Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü met United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 29 February 2012 at the UN Secretariat in New York. Their discussion focused on recent developments in Libya and Syria as they concern the OPCW and...01 March 2012Full story

Director-General Visits Switzerland

On 20 and 21 February 2012 the OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited Switzerland and held bilateral talks with the Swiss State Secretary and Director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs,...22 February 2012Full story

Director-General Visits Pakistan and Meets Foreign Minister

During his first official visit to Pakistan on 9 and 10 January 2012, Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü met with Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, and other senior officials.The Director-General...10 January 2012Full story

Director General of European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) Visits the OPCW

Mr Hubert Mandery paid a visit to the Technical Secretariat today and met with the OPCW Director-General. H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, and other senior staff members. Mr Mandery was accompanied by Cefic’s Executive Director of Industrial...15 December 2011Full story

Director General Visits Finland

Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu visited Helsinki on 7 and 8 December 2011 where he met the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Erkki Tuomioja, and the Minister for International Development, Ms Heidi Hautala. His programme also...09 December 2011Full story

Undersecretary of Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs Visits the OPCW

Related Video: Visit of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, H.E. Mr. Fernando Schmidt H.E. Ambassador Fernando Schmidt, Undersecretary of the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited the OPCW...23 November 2011Full story

Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka Visits the OPCW

The Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen visited the Technical Secretariat on 18 November 2011 with H.E. Mr. Buddhi Athauda, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the OPCW. During the visit they met with Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü and...21 November 2011Full story


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

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