International Chemical Trade Association endorses Hague Ethical Guidelines

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


OPCW strengthens chemical safety and security knowledge for specialists in Asia

Advanced training covers peaceful application of chemistry and chemical safety in industry settings.

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Customs officers from Africa examine challenges in controlling trade in chemicals

To support trade security, OPCW and World Customs Organisation (WCO) assist customs authorities in developing further expertise in the control of strategic chemicals.


Vice-Minister of Multilateral Affairs of Costa Rica visits the OPCW

Bilateral meeting promotes full implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, capacity building initiatives, and non-re-emergence.

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OPCW supports Cameroon to strengthen emergency response and mitigation against chemical threats before 2022 Africa Cup of Nations

OPCW training benefits the nation’s emergency experts for a safe and secure upcoming major public sporting event.

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OPCW builds chemical safety skills of experts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Professionals embrace the importance of workplace safety culture in chemical facilities to better protect health and lives of personnel.

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OPCW launches first workshop for female First Responders in the Pan-American region

OPCW continues to support the development of women professionals in chemical emergency response and management.


Chemists from Latin America and Caribbean advance skills in analysis of substances controlled under CWC

The training assists OPCW Member States in forging regional partnerships and promoting cooperation in the use of chemistry for peaceful and authorised purposes.


First Responders from across the globe enhance skills in toxic chemical incident management

OPCW training delivered under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention assists Member States in building stronger chemical emergency response capabilities and better protect populations.

OPCW Basics

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Head, Operations and Planning (P-5)

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