Nobel Peace Prize Press Releases and News Archive

Winners of 2017 OPCW–The Hague Award Announced

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 13 November 2017 — The Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, is pleased to announce the decision of the OPCW-The Hague Award Committee to...13 November 2017Full story

Recipients of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award" Announced

The Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, takes pleasure in announcing the decision of the OPCW-The Hague Award Committee1 to honour Dr Alastair Hay of the United Kingdom...11 November 2015Full story

Director-General Speaks at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

The Director-General delivered a keynote address at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, which took place in Minneapolis on 6-9 March.  The work of the OPCW featured prominently at this year’s Forum in photo exhibits and a...09 March 2015Full story

OPCW-The Hague Award presented to pioneers of the Chemical Weapons Convention

On 1 December the OPCW, in partnership with the City of The Hague, hosted the OPCW-The Hague Award Ceremony at the World Forum conference centre. The Award recognises outstanding achievements in advancing the goals of global...02 December 2014Full story

First Recipients of New ‘OPCW-The Hague Award’ Announced

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, takes pleasure in announcing the decision of the OPCW-The Hague Award Committee to honour Dr Robert Mathews of Australia and the...04 November 2014Full story

All Former OPCW Staff Members to Receive Nobel Prize Certificate

On the occasion of the award of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the OPCW, the Director-General would like to recognise the contributions of former staff members of the Preparatory Commission and the Technical Secretariat by giving...08 April 2014Full story

Director-General Visits Sweden, Meets Prime Minister

During a two-day visit to Sweden that concluded today, Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü had separate meetings with the Prime Minister, Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt, and with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Carl Bildt.  The...14 December 2013Full story

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