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OPCW Spokesperson’s Statement on Amount of Nerve Agent Used in Salisbury

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 4 May 2018 — In response to questions from the media, the OPCW Spokesperson stated that the OPCW would not be able to estimate or determine the amount of the nerve agent that was used in Salisbury on 4...04 May 2018Full story

First Responders from Latin America and the Caribbean Enhance Chemical Emergency Response Capabilities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 3 May 2018 — First Responders from Latin America and the Caribbean enhanced their capabilities in emergency response to chemical incidents during a regional basic training course held in Panama City,...03 May 2018Full story

Southeast Asian States Emphasise Regional Cooperation for CWC Implementation

BANGKOK, Thailand — 3 May 2018 — Eleven States Parties from Asia gathered to discuss the national implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) during the Sub-regional Stakeholders Forum for Advancing CWC National...03 May 2018Full story

Japan’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs Visits OPCW

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 30 April 2018 — The State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, H.E. Mr Kazuyuki Nakane, met with the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet...30 April 2018Full story

OPCW Director-General on the Occasion of the 21st Anniversary of the OPCW

29 April 2018 marks the 21st anniversary of the entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the founding of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). OPCW Director-General, Ambassador...30 April 2018Full story

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Visits Second Site in Douma, Syria

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 25 April 2018 — The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) deployed to Damascus on 14 April 2018 to gather facts in connection with the reported use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic on 7 April 2018....25 April 2018Full story

H.E. Ms Eksiri Pintaruchi (Thailand)

H.E. Ms Eksiri Pintaruchi, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Thailand to the OPCW, presented her credentials to the Director-General on 25 April 2018.25 April 2018Full story

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Team Visits Douma, Syria

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 April 2018 —The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) team of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited one of the sites in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic today to collect samples for...21 April 2018Full story

First Responders from Asia Enhance Chemical Emergency Response Capabilities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 20 April 2018 — First Responders from Asia enhanced their capabilities in emergency response to chemical incidents during a regional basic training course held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 9-13 April. The...20 April 2018Full story

Experts from Asia Share Best Practices on Chemical Safety and Security Management

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 20 April 2018 – Experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Asian Member States shared their knowledge and fortified their skills in a Workshop on Needs Assessment and...20 April 2018Full story

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