News Releases

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

OPCW Executive Council and Director-General Review Abandoned Chemical Weapons’ Destruction Progress in China

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 June 2017 — A high-level delegation representing the OPCW Executive Council visited the People’s Republic of China from 12 to 16 June to assess the status of efforts to destroy chemical weapons...21 June 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits China

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with senior Chinese officials and delivered a lecture at Peking...15 June 2017Full story

OPCW Confidentiality Commission Elects New Chairperson and Reviews Procedures

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 8 June 2017 — The Commission for the Settlement of Disputes Related to Confidentiality elected a new Chairperson during its annual meeting held from 17 - 19 May at the seat of the Organisation for the...08 June 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Finland and Commemorates OPCW 20th Anniversary

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 31 May 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü was received by the President of the Republic of Finland, met with the...31 May 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits London

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 26 May 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü met with senior UK officials and delivered the keynote address to the 20th...26 May 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Rome

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 23 May 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü visited Rome from 22-23 May to attend and deliver a keynote address at a side...23 May 2017Full story

Women as Forces for the Peaceful Use of Chemistry Reaffirmed at OPCW Symposium

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 17 May 2017 – Women from various walks of professional life gathered together at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) Second Symposium on Women in Chemistry to discuss ways of...17 May 2017Full story

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