News Releases

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

OPCW Director-General Calls for Ethics to Keep Pace with Technological Progress During Visit to Indonesia

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 28 July 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü visited Indonesia on 27 and 28 July where he met with Minister of Foreign...28 July 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Calls for Ethics in Science During Visit to Australia

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 26 July 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited Australia on 24 and 25 July. In Canberra, he met with the Secretary...26 July 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Pays Homage to Victims of Chemical Weapons and Calls for Protecting Global Norm Against Chemical Weapons during Visit to Iran

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 4 July 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü reinforced the need to take every necessary action to protect and strengthen...04 July 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Calls for Strong Ethics in the Pursuit of Science at Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 4 July 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü reflected on the ethical dimension of chemistry during the Lindau Nobel...04 July 2017Full story

Director-General’s Statement on behalf of the OPCW to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the 1987 Chemical Weapon Attack on Sardasht, Iran

Thirty years ago, on 28 June 1987, peaceful citizens of the Iranian township of Sardasht became the victims of an atrocious chemical weapons attack.  This terrible day brought death, pain and suffering to the residents of...28 June 2017Full story

Permanent Under-Secretary of State of Denmark Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 23 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, and the Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Prime-Minister’s Office, of the...23 June 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Urges Continued Support for Norm against Chemical Weapons during Visit to United States

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, delivered a keynote address at an event hosted by the US Department of...21 June 2017Full story

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