OPCW Director-General welcomes new members of Advisory Board on Education and Outreach

ABEO provides advice on raising awareness of chemical weapons issues among academia, civil society, and the next generation of chemistry professionals.


OPCW discusses assistance and protection training cooperation in Africa

Collaboration with partner training centres key to building assistance and protection capacity in Africa.

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OPCW issues Fact-Finding Mission report on chemical weapons use allegation in Kafr Zeita, Syria, on 1 October 2016

Report concludes industrial chlorine cylinder was used as a weapon.


OPCW issues Fact-Finding Mission report on chemical weapons use allegation in Marea, Syria, in September 2015

Report concludes chemical blister agent was used as a weapon.

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Experts from Bangladesh strengthen knowledge in chemical supply chain security management

Workshop provides tools to assess, mitigate, and respond to risks from chemical accidents, and prevent misuse of dual-use chemicals.

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International Chemical Trade Association endorses Hague Ethical Guidelines

Guidelines promote culture of responsible conduct in chemical sciences, guard against misuse of chemistry.

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Training boosts capacity of GRULAC laboratories aspiring to OPCW Designated Laboratory status

Training programme increases readiness of labs to successfully take the Chemical Weapons Convention Analysis Competency Test.


OPCW launches new course for law enforcement community

Training increases chemical weapons deterrence and prevention skills for law enforcement officers.


New OPCW inspectors complete initial training

Next generation of OPCW inspector professionals trained for mission deployment; inspections central to preventing the re-emergence of chemical weapons.

OPCW Basics

A video series that explains the fundamentals of the Chemical Weapons Convention and the OPCW’s work

OPCW Vacancies

Head, Budget (P-4)

Division: Administration Deadline: 23 February 2022

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