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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

Director-General Addresses Challenge of Chemical Terrorism at NATO Conference in Slovenia

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Üzümcü addressed the NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation where he...11 May 2016Full story

Canada contributes €2.5 million to support OPCW work in Syria

February 17, 2015 | The Hague, Netherlands – Canada’s Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Sabine Nölke, and OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü,...18 February 2016Full story

OPCW Director-General Visits Russia to Mark Closure of Maradykovsky Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility

At the invitation of the Government of the Russian Federation, OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü participated today in a ceremony marking the completion of operations at the Maradykovsky Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility in...30 October 2015Full story

OPCW reaches three thousand industry inspections milestone

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) today completed four chemical industry inspections in different geographic regions of the world, bringing the total number of such inspections to three...21 August 2015Full story

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