Education and Outreach

Enhancing understanding of the work and mandate of the OPCW through education materials for students, educators, civil society, and policymakers.



Online educational modules for National Authorities and stakeholders associated with the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Dual Use Chemical

Multiple Uses of Chemistry

Exploring the beneficial uses, misuses, and abuses of multi-use chemicals; monitoring abuses, and responding to this global problem. 


The Fires Project

The OPCW’s Short Documentary Video Project

Open Door

Open Day

Once a year OPCW opens its doors to the general public as part of the International Open Day organised by The Hague Municipality.

WMD Programme

WMD Programme

The T.M.C Asser Instituut and the OPCW Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). 

OPCW UpClose

OPCW UpClose

Join OPCW interns, Katie and Alex, in this four-part video series as they go behind the scenes of the OPCW and discover more about what goes into achieving a world without chemical weapons.

Chemistry in Conflict

Chemistry in Conflict Workbook

A workbook for high-school students

Science for Peace

The Hague Ethical Guidelines

A set of ethical guidelines to promote a culture of responsible conduct in the chemical sciences and to guard against the misuse of chemistry.


Colouring Book

Explaining various aspects of the OPCW’s mission and work through fun-to-colour captioned illustrations.


ABEO Documents

Documents related to the work of the Advisory Board on Education and Outreach. 


Other Resources

Useful links to helpful external resources.