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States Enhance their Chemical Response and Protection Capabilities through OPCW Training

The emergency response and protection capabilities of 18 States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention received a substantial boost, as a new cluster of first responders wrapped up training at the 6th International Advanced...23 November 2016Full story

First Responders in the Middle East and North Africa are Better Equipped to Tackle Chemical Weapons Emergencies after OPCW Training

Minimising chemical weapons’ related damage and injuries is the main task entrusted to first responders during a chemical weapons emergency, and subsequently, was the focus of the International Advanced Course on Assistance and...27 October 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

Experts from Central America and Mexico Conclude Training on Response to Chemical Emergencies

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) trained a new group of 31 first responders from Central America and Mexico during a Sub-Regional Exercise on response to chemical warfare agents and incidents with...30 May 2016Full story

OPCW Assists Paraguay in Enhancing Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Response

Fourty Paraguayan first responders acquired new skills in emergency preparedness and response during a training facilitated by the Assistance and Protection Branch of the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the...12 May 2016Full story

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