News Releases

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

Conference of the States Parties Opens to Review Progress and Chart Direction for OPCW in 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 27 November 2017 – Remaining vigilant and strengthening the international norm against chemical weapons in the face of their continued use was the main message from the opening day of the Twenty-Second...27 November 2017Full story

Experts Discuss Role of OPCW in Green and Sustainable Chemistry

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 24 November 2017 — Participants of the Green and Sustainable Chemistry workshop, hosted by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague from 16-17 November, developed...24 November 2017Full story

OPCW Holds Conference on Evolution and Future of the Chemical Weapons Convention

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 16 November 2017 — More than 100 participants gathered for a conference on, “The Chemical Weapons Convention in 2017: What are the Boundaries to its Future Evolution?”, held at the Organisation for the...16 November 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Honours WWI Chemical Weapons Victims in Ieper, Belgium

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 13 November 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, called for honouring the memory of those who perished at battlefields...13 November 2017Full story

Winners of 2017 OPCW–The Hague Award Announced

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 13 November 2017 — The Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, is pleased to announce the decision of the OPCW-The Hague Award Committee to...13 November 2017Full story

Poland’s Foreign Minister Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 31 October 2017 — The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, H.E. Mr. Witold Waszczykowski, met with the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons...31 October 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Addresses International Council of Chemical Associations during Visit to Vienna

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 27 October 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, spoke about the outlook for OPCW’s cooperation with industry at the...30 October 2017Full story

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