Training Programme: Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

The T.M.C Asser Instituut and the OPCW Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) is a highly regarded educational programme for advanced graduate students and early-to mid-career professionals with interests in WMD diplomacy and treaty implementation. 

The one-week programme offers a comprehensive overview of non-proliferation and disarmament efforts regarding WMD.

Experienced and internationally renowned experts and diplomats in the fields of international law, security, and related disciplines give lectures, interactive seminars, simulation exercises, and field visits to a nuclear reactor and a chemical weapons research laboratory.

What Participants Will Gain

 diplomatic, legal, and technical

Hands-on knowledge of the diplomatic, legal, and technical aspects of disarmament and non-proliferation.


Insight into the work of key professionals in the area of WMD, seasoned with their personal experiences.


Unique networking opportunities with speakers and participants from diverse backgrounds.

What Previous Participants think of the Programme