News Releases

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

Media Alert: OPCW's Director-General's Update to the 59th Executive Council Meeting on Salisbury Incident

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, updated the OPCW Executive Council about the Salisbury incident at its 59th meeting. On 4 April I updated the...18 April 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General’s Statement on the 58th Executive Council Meeting on Syria

The OPCW Executive Council met today to discuss the allegations about the use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic on Saturday 7 April 2018. The Director-General welcomes that all Delegations that took the floor...16 April 2018Full story

OPCW Will Deploy Fact-Finding Mission to Douma, Syria

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 10 April 2018 — Since the first reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, were issued, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been gathering...10 April 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General on Allegations of Chemical Weapons Use in Douma, Syria

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 9 April 2018 — The Director-General of Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, expressed his grave concern in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack...09 April 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Geneva

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 28 March 2018 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) President, Ms Gabriela Cuevas...28 March 2018Full story

Scientific Advisory Board Develops Recommendations for Fourth Review Conference

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 26 March 2018 — The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) adopted a report on developments in science and technology for the Fourth Review...27 March 2018Full story

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

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