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Mr Edgar Elias Azar (Mexico)

H.E. Mr Edgar Elias Azar, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OPCW, presented his credentials to the Director-General on 28 June, 2017.28 June 2017Full story

Director-General’s Statement on behalf of the OPCW to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the 1987 Chemical Weapon Attack on Sardasht, Iran

Thirty years ago, on 28 June 1987, peaceful citizens of the Iranian township of Sardasht became the victims of an atrocious chemical weapons attack.  This terrible day brought death, pain and suffering to the residents of...28 June 2017Full story

Experts from Latin America Assimilate Skills and Knowledge in Response to Toxic Chemical Incidents

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 27 June 2017 — Assistance and protection professionals from Latin America can now better respond to incidents with chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), after completing a course...27 June 2017Full story

Permanent Under-Secretary of State of Denmark Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 23 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, and the Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Prime-Minister’s Office, of the...23 June 2017Full story

H.E. Mr Venu Rajamony (India)

H.E. Mr Venu Rajamony, Permanent Representative of the Republic of India to the OPCW, presented his credentials to the Director-General on 22 June 2017.22 June 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Urges Continued Support for Norm against Chemical Weapons during Visit to United States

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, delivered a keynote address at an event hosted by the US Department of...21 June 2017Full story

OPCW Executive Council and Director-General Review Abandoned Chemical Weapons’ Destruction Progress in China

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 June 2017 — A high-level delegation representing the OPCW Executive Council visited the People’s Republic of China from 12 to 16 June to assess the status of efforts to destroy chemical weapons...21 June 2017Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits China

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with senior Chinese officials and delivered a lecture at Peking...15 June 2017Full story

Chemists from Africa Advance Expertise in Chemical Analysis

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 8 June 2017 — Chemists from Africa expanded their expertise in analysing chemicals related to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) through the application of gas chromatography (GC) and gas...08 June 2017Full story

OPCW Confidentiality Commission Elects New Chairperson and Reviews Procedures

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 8 June 2017 — The Commission for the Settlement of Disputes Related to Confidentiality elected a new Chairperson during its annual meeting held from 17 - 19 May at the seat of the Organisation for the...08 June 2017Full story

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