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Myanmar joins the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Myanmar today became the 191st State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), as the Convention entered into force for the country. “Myanmar’s accession brings the CWC closer to universal adherence and to achieving a...07 August 2015Full story

Myanmar Joins Chemical Weapons Convention

Myanmar deposited its instrument of ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention on 8 July.  After 30 days, the Convention will enter into force for Myanmar, raising its membership to 191 States Parties. Welcoming...09 July 2015Full story

H.E. Mr Deo Saran (Fiji)

H.E. Mr Deo Saran, Permanent Representative to the OPCW from T Fiji, presented his credentials to the Director-General on 8 July 2015.09 July 2015Full story

OPCW Executive Council Visits China to Review Progress on Destruction of Abandoned Chemical Weapons

A high-level delegation representing the OPCW Executive Council visited the People’s Republic of China from 8-12 June 2015 to assess the status of efforts to destroy chemical weapons abandoned by Japan on the territory of China....12 June 2015Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits China

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited China from 6 – 9 June 2015. On 9 June, the Director-General welcomed the active role China plays in the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) during a...12 June 2015Full story

Seminar held on CWC and Chemical Safety and Security Management for Member States of the OPCW in SAARC and ASEAN Region

In cooperation with the Viet Nam Chemical Agency, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the OPCW held a Seminar on the Chemical Weapons Convention and Chemical Safety and Security...01 June 2015Full story

Visit to OPCW by Senior Civil Servants from Pakistan

The Director-General received a delegation from the National Management College of Pakistan yesterday at OPCW Headquarters in The Hague. The delegation was led by the Dean of the College, Mr Naeem Aslam, and included senior civil...20 May 2015Full story

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