OPCW Calendar of Events

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 an Analytical Chemistry Course Under the OPCW Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on CWC

07 March 2018 — 18 May 2018

Protechnik Laboratories, South Africa

The Technical Secretariat of the OPCW (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) wishes to inform Member States that it will hold an analytical chemistry course in 2018 under the OPCW Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention. The course will be supported jointly by the Secretariat and Protechnik Laboratories (Pty) Ltd in South Africa, and will be held at the Protechnik Laboratories.

Purpose of the course 

The course is intended for chemistry professionals from industry, government, or academia who are involved in the analysis, synthesis, or quality control of chemicals related to the Chemical Weapons Convention (hereinafter “the Convention”). The course will enable participants to gain a sound working knowledge of the principles, procedures, and applications of gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the analysis of chemicals related to the Convention. The course will accommodate 20 international participants. 

Invitation to Apply for an Analytical Chemistry Course Under the OPCW Programme to Strengthen Cooperation with Africa on the Chemical Weapons Convention Pretoria, South Africa, 7 - 18 May 2018