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Director-General Meets with Members of the European Parliament

A delegation of Members of the European Parliament, Ms Marietje Schaake and Ms Judith Sargentini, and their staff met today with the Director-General and senior OPCW officials at the OPCW’s headquarters in The Hague.  They...26 March 2015Full story

OPCW and CTBTO Heads Meet To Strengthen Cooperation

Vienna/The Hague, 23 February 2015The Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Lassina Zerbo, today met the Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical...23 February 2015Full story

The Director-General's Opening Address at the Vincent Award

OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü, was invited to address a ceremony at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague to announce this year’s recipient of the Vincent Award, one of Europe's leading art prizes. The biennial award is intended...25 November 2014Full story

First Recipients of New ‘OPCW-The Hague Award’ Announced

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, takes pleasure in announcing the decision of the OPCW-The Hague Award Committee to honour Dr Robert Mathews of Australia and the...04 November 2014Full story

Education and Outreach Conference Hosted by the OPCW

The OPCW hosted an international conference on 22-23 September 2014, entitled Education for Peace: New Pathways for Securing Chemical Disarmament.  The conference brought together some 120 experts from government, science,...24 September 2014Full story

OPCW Hosts “Day of Excellence” for Dutch Institutes of Higher Education

On 20 June 2014 the OPCW hosted the annual “Day of Excellence” for the higher education sector in the Netherlands. Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü welcomed the Minister of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, Dr Jet...26 June 2014Full story

OPCW and IUPAC update educational materials for raising awareness of the multiple uses of chemicals and the Chemical Weapons Convention

The OPCW has collaborated on an International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) project to update educational material for raising awareness of the multiple uses of chemicals and the Chemical Weapons Convention....26 November 2013Full story

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