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Invitation to Apply for Two Parallel Courses in 2018

24 September 2018 — 28 September 2018

Wuppertal, Germany

The Federal Government of Germany, the University of Wuppertal and the Technical Secretariat (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) wish to inform Member States about two parallel courses on loss prevention and safety promotion in the chemical process industries for:

(a) Member States in Africa; and

(b) Member States in Asia and in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Purpose of the course

The two courses will be supported by the Federal Government of Germany. They will be held concurrently from 24 to 28 September 2018 at the University of Wuppertal in Germany, and were developed by the Chair of Methods of Safety Engineering/Incident Research.

The course offered for Member States in Africa will accommodate 12 participants. The course offered for Member States in Asia and in Latin America and the Caribbean will also accommodate 12 participants (six from each region). The courses are intended for participants with a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, or the chemical industry who are currently working at a chemical or manufacturing industrial facility or who, because of their involvement in the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (hereinafter “the Convention”), are called upon to interact with the chemical industry at various levels (for example in relation to formulating, analysing, or implementing chemical safety policies in their home countries). 

Invitation to Apply for Two Parallel Courses: Wuppertal Annual Course on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Chemical Process Industries Wuppertal, Germany, 24-28 September 2018