OPCW News

22/04

OPCW Director-General meets with Undersecretary of Defence of Italy

Discussions focused on preventing the re-emergence of chemical weapons and supporting the use of chemistry for technological and economic development.

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12/04

Statement on Ukraine from the OPCW spokesperson

The Technical Secretariat of the OPCW is monitoring closely the situation in Ukraine. The Secretariat is concerned by the recent unconfirmed report of chemical weapons use in Mariupol, which has been carried in the media over the past 24 hours.

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12/04

OPCW Director-General meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bolivia

Bilateral discussions focused on progress towards full implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and the role of the OPCW ChemTech Centre in addressing future challenges.

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08/04

Training prepares next generation to uphold the Chemical Weapons Convention

Additional laboratory capacity supports essential verification activities under Chemical Weapons Convention.

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08/04

OPCW supports development of guidelines for road transport of hazardous chemicals

Safe transport of hazardous chemicals key to preventing chemical accidents that could threaten public safety

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06/04

Nurses in Panama increase capacity to treat victims exposed to chemical substances

Frontline healthcare workers critical in caring for victims of chemical warfare agents or toxic industrial chemicals.

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04/04

OPCW Director-General meets with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control of the United States of America

Meeting focused on assistance and protection against the risk of use of chemical weapons and the relevance of the ChemTech Centre project in this endeavour.

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04/04

First responders from around the world enhance skills in handling incidents involving toxic chemicals

Emergency response preparedness key to building protective capacity against chemical weapons.

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04/04

OPCW Member States in southern Africa bolster national protective programmes against chemical weapons and toxic industrial chemicals

Assessing chemical threats key to improved planning and risk mitigation.

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Head, Declaration, Validation and Evaluation (P-4)

Division: Verification Deadline: 27 April 2022

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Division: Office of Deputy Director-General Deadline: 29 April 2022

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Division: Inspectorate Division Deadline: 1 May 2022

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Senior Analytical Chemist (P-4)

Division: Verification Division Deadline: 7 May 2022

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Division: Secretariat for the Policy-Making Organs Deadline: 7 May 2022

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