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OPCW Mock Inspection

To ensure readiness to respond in the case of a chemical incident, OPCW inspectors regularly perform training exercises and mock inspections. 

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Old Chemical Weapons Inspection

OPCW inspectors perform an inspection for Old Chemical Weapons in Poelkapelle, Belgium. 

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OPCW Headquarters in The Hague

The OPCW is headquartered in the city of The Hague, Netherlands. Footage includes the City of The Hague, the exterior of OPCW headquarters building, and the OPCW flag.

 

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Industry Inspection

During industry inspections, the OPCW confirms that industrial facilities are in compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention, which helps to promote confidence that States are upholding their obligations. Chemical industry is an essential partner in ensuring that chemical weapons do not re-emerge. 

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OPCW Executive Council

The Executive Council is the governing body of the OPCW, and consists of 41 Member States responsible for promoting the effective implementation of, and compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention. Footage taken from the Ieper Room at OPCW Headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Investigations of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons Field Exercise

OPCW inspectors participate in a field exercise to ensure preparedness for a formal investigation that could be carried out by the Technical Secretariat should there be allegations of the use of chemical weapons. Investigations of Alleged Use are technical in nature and are designed to establish whether or not chemical weapons have been used.

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OPCW Equipment Store

The OPCW Equipment Store, located in Rijswijk, Netherlands, maintains and dispatches equipment and supplies necessary for inspection teams to fulfil their mandates.

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OPCW Laboratory

The OPCW Laboratory, located in Rijswijk, Netherlands, central to the effectiveness and integrity of the verification regime of the Chemical Weapons Convention. It helps to ensure that samples taken in support of inspections can be analysed either in on-site OPCW portable laboratories or off-site at one of the OPCW’s partner Designated Laboratories. It also contributes to the OPCW’s capacity-building and international cooperation activities

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