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Angola Joins the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Angola has today become a State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention, bringing the total number of OPCW Member States to 192."Angola's accession to the Convention brings this important treaty a further step towards...16 October 2015Full story

Angola Joins Chemical Weapons Convention

The Director-General of the OPCW, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, welcomed Angola's deposit of an instrument of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention on 16 September.  Angola will become the 192nd State Party to the...21 September 2015Full story

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

OPCW Director-General Welcomes Agreement on Syrian Chemical Weapons

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, has welcomed the agreement on chemical weapons in Syria that was announced today following talks held in Geneva...14 September 2013Full story

Workshops Organised in Luanda to Support Angola’s Accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention

The OPCW co-organized two workshops in Luanda on 22 and 23 April 2013 that were designed to support Angola’s accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC). The Foreign...26 April 2013Full story

OPCW Technical Assistance Visit to Myanmar

A team of senior OPCW officials recently completed a 3-day technical assistance visit to Nay Pyi Taw that was undertaken at the request of the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.The Republic of the Union of...22 February 2013Full story

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