Minister of Economy of Slovakia Visits the OPCW

Thursday, 22 November 2012

H.E. Mr. Tomáš Malatinskỳ, the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Slovakia, and OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü.

H.E. Mr. Tomáš Malatinskỳ, the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Slovakia, visited the OPCW Technical Secretariat in The Hague on 21 November 2012 and met with the OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, and other senior officials.

The OPCW Director-General provided the Minister with an overview on the status of implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), including progress on chemical weapons destruction. He also briefed the Minister on new challenges that will arise as the destruction of existing stockpiles nears completion, especially as regards the industrial inspections regime and data monitoring as well as international cooperation activities.

The Minister reaffirmed Slovakia’s continued commitment and support, and offered Slovakia as a host for OPCW training activities. The Director-General commended Slovakia for its consistent commitment to the CWC and support for the OPCW.


Categories: Eastern Europe, Parliamentarians

For further information, please contact OPCW Public Affairs. +31 (0) 70 416 3242, public.affairs@opcw.org | ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS, Johan de Wittlaan 32, 2517 JR The Hague, The Netherlands

Follow OPCW on Facebook and Twitter.

More news

OPCW Director-General Welcomes UN Security Council Resolution and OPCW Executive Council Decision; Pledges to Facilitate Verifiable Destruction of Libya’s Remaining Chemical Weapons

On 20 July, the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) adopted a decision calling for necessary international assistance in response to the Libyan Government of National Accord’s...22 July 2016Full story

To Prevent Destruction of Humankind, Science and Diplomacy Must Work Together, Says OPCW Director-General

“At every stage along the long road to ridding the world of chemical weapons, scientists have been an indispensable partner of the OPCW”, said Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of...22 July 2016Full story

Scientists Are at the Frontline of Peace, Says OPCW Verification Director

“Under OPCW auspices, scientists are taking the lead in promoting science working in the service of peace and security,” said Mr Philippe Denier, Director of Verification Division of the Organisation for the Prohibition of...19 July 2016Full story

Police First Responders from Asia Get Ready to Confront Chemical Terrorism Emergencies

Use of protective equipment and operational procedures dealing with chemical terrorism incidents was at the core of an advanced training course for police first responders from Asia, held by the Organisation for the Prohibition...12 July 2016Full story

H.E. Mr Roberto Ochoa Madrid (Honduras)

H.E. Mr Roberto Ochoa Madrid, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Honduras to the OPCW, presented his credentials to the Director-General on 7 July 2016.07 July 2016Full story

H.E. Mrs Pema Choden (Bhutan)

H.E. Mrs Pema Choden, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the OPCW, presented her credentials to the Director-General on 6 July 2016.06 July 2016Full story

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Visits OPCW

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met today with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, the Honourable Stéphane Dion, at OPCW Headquarters in The...05 July 2016Full story

National Authorities and Educators from Africa Partner to Improve Implementation of the Convention

Universities across Africa should incorporate more information about the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) into their curricula, concluded representatives of National Authorities and educators during a meeting in Johannesburg,...04 July 2016Full story

The State Secretary for Foreign Policy of Denmark Visits OPCW

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met today with the State Secretary for Foreign Policy of the Kingdom of Denmark, H.E. Ms Lone Dencker Wisborg, at...28 June 2016Full story

Director-General’s statement on behalf of the OPCW to commemorate the 1987 chemical weapon attack on Sardasht, Iran

Twenty-nine years ago, on 28 June 1987, the peaceful residents of the Iranian township of Sardasht became the victims of a merciless attack involving chemical weapons.  The attack brought death and suffering to countless...28 June 2016Full story

Displaying 1 to 10 of 1657
<< First < Previous 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70 Next > Last >>