OPCW Calendar of Events

Photo of participants at Basic and an Advanced Training Course in Assistance and Protection, held in Brazzaville in June 2014
Participants at Basic and an Advanced Training Course in Assistance and Protection, held in Brazzaville in June 2014

Below please find a list with the official courses, meetings and capacity building programmes orginised by the OPCW.

Invitation to Apply for Two Chemical Engineering Internships for African Countries to be Held at the Beijing University, China

01 September 2015 — 29 February 2016 | Beijing, China

Under the OPCW Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention (hereinafter “the Africa Programme”), the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) wishes to invite Afri...

Invitation to Apply for a Fellowship in Organic Chemistry Skills Development To Be Held in 2016 at the Spiez Laboratory

01 January 2016 — 31 March 2016 | Switzerland

The Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) wishes to invite Member States to nominate participants for a fellowship in organic chemistry skills development at the Spiez Laboratory in Switzerland in 20...

Seminar on the CWC and Chemical Safety and Security Management for Member States of the OPCW in the Asia Region

23 February 2016 — 25 February 2016 | Doha Regional Centre for CBRN Training, Doha, Qatar

On behalf of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Qatar, the Director-General is pleased to invite National Authorities and/or governmental representatives responsible for chemical safety and chemical ...

Call for Nominations for the First Official OPCW Biomedical Proficiency Test

26 February 2016 | The Netherlands

Following the decision by the Executive Council (EC-80/DEC.4, dated 8 October 2015) regarding the designation of laboratories for the analysis of authentic biomedical samples and the guidelines for the conduct of biomedical proficiency tests, the Tec...

Nominations for a Regional Basic Course on Response to Chemical Warfare Agents and Incidents with Toxic Industrial Chemicals

07 March 2016 — 11 March 2016 | Lima, Peru

On behalf of Peru and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Director-General wishes to invite States Parties from the Latin American and Caribbean region to nominate representatives to participate in the fourth regional...

Call for Nominations for a Training Course for National Authorities of SPs on Fulfilling Article VI Obligations

07 March 2016 — 11 March 2016 | The Hague, the Netherlands

The Technical Secretariat (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) is pleased to announce that a training course for representatives of National Authorities of States Parties on fulfilling Article VI obligations (declarations and inspections) under the Chemic...

Call for Nominations for a Training Workshop in Russian on Best Practices to Develop the Responsible Care® Programmes

14 March 2016 — 18 March 2016 | Moscow, Russian Federation

Purpose of the training The Technical Secretariat (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) wishes to inform Member States that it will hold a training workshop in Russian on best practices to develop the Responsible Care® programme for the chemical industry, ...

Invitation to Apply for Two Courses on Chemical Safety Management

04 April 2016 — 08 April 2016 | Wuppertal, Germany

The Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Government of Germany wish to inform Member States about two courses on promoting chemical safety management for: (a) Member States in Africa; and (b) Mem...

Call for Nominations for a Seminar on the CWC and Chemical Safety & Security Management for Member States in the GRULAC Region

18 April 2016 — 20 April 2016 | São Paulo, Brazil

On behalf of the Government of Brazil and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Director-General is pleased to invite National Authorities and/or governmental representatives responsible for chemical safety and chemical...

Call for Nominations for a Subregional Training Course for Customs Officials on Technical Aspects of the Transfers Regime

19 April 2016 — 22 April 2016 | Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire

On behalf of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, the Director-General wishes to invite National Authorities from States Parties in North, Central, and West Africa to nominate participan...

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Remembrance Day

The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is observed on 29 April each year – the date in 1997 on which the Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force.

Past Events

Review previous events organised by the OPCW.