News Releases

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

OPCW Director-General Commends Major Milestone as Russia Completes Destruction of Chemical Weapons Stockpile under OPCW Verification

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 27 September 2017 – The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, made a statement today marking the completion of the full destruction...27 September 2017Full story

OPCW and UN Share Internal Audit Best Practices

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 15 September 2017– Representatives of Internal Audit Services (RIAS) with members from across the United Nations System organisations, multilateral financial institutions and other associated...15 September 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Calls for Adoption of National Implementing Legislation across Africa during Visit to Cameroon

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 September 2017 — During his visit to Yaoundé, Cameroon from 12-14 September, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, was...15 September 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Bids Farewell to Former Mayor of the City of The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 11 September 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, hosted today a farewell lunch at OPCW Headquarters for the former...11 September 2017Full story

OPCW and Romania Sign Privileges and Immunity Agreement

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 7 September 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü and H.E. Ms Brândușa Predescu, Permanent Representative of Romania to...07 September 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Affirms Renewed Resolve to Eliminate Chemical Weapons at Conference on Disarmament

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 6 September 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, addressed the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva yesterday at the...06 September 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Calls on Early to Mid-Career Professionals to Develop a Holistic and Integrated Understanding of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Challenges

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 5 September 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, delivered yesterday the keynote address at the opening of the Asser...05 September 2017Full story

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