News Releases

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

Foreign Minister of Indonesia Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands — 9 May 2017 — H.E. Mrs Retno Marsudi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, visited the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on 8 May 2017 and met with its...09 May 2017Full story

Namibia Makes Headway towards Full Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 28 April 2017  — A delegation from Namibia gained a deeper understanding of activities related to the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) on a visit to the Organisation for the...28 April 2017Full story

OPCW Executive Council Visits Blue Grass Destruction Facility in U.S.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 11 April 2017 — At the invitation of the government of the United States of America, a delegation from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Executive Council visited the Blue...11 April 2017Full story

President of Argentina Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 28 March 2017 — The President of the Argentine Republic, H.E. Mr Mauricio Macri, visited today the Headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague. President...28 March 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Singapore

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 23 March 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, paid an official visit to Singapore from 21 – 22 March. In his keynote...23 March 2017Full story

Improved Analytical Capability at the OPCW Laboratory Thanks to New NMR Equipment

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 17 March 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, yesterday inaugurated the new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)...17 March 2017Full story

Statement by Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü: Commemoration of the 1988 Halabja Chemical Weapons Attack

On 16 March, we remember the tragedy that befell the innocent citizens of Halabja. On this day 29 years ago, thousands suffered and perished in the unspeakable cruelty of a chemical weapons attack.  On behalf of the...16 March 2017Full story

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