OPCW supports Member States from Latin America and the Caribbean to improve hazard communication and prevent chemical incidents


Experts from African OPCW Member States complete decontamination training

First decontamination course for African First Responders included capacity building support from Argentina

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OPCW training assists Member States from Africa in developing national action plans for chemical safety and security

Advanced training helps chemical industry and practitioners from Africa increase chemical safety and security for better protection of their citizens and industrial facilities


OPCW seminar promotes greater recognition of the contribution of women scientists to the peaceful uses of chemistry

Female chemists create networks of support to ensure greater visibility for their professional achievements

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OPCW’s Director-General meets Ireland’s Foreign Minister

During an online bilateral meeting, Ireland reasserted its resolve to prevent impunity and uphold the Chemical Weapons Convention

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OPCW launches chemical safety and security management guidelines

International experts develop recommendations for small and medium-sized enterprises on the management of chemicals for peaceful uses of chemistry

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OPCW Africa Programme leads to stronger regional cooperation for more effective implementation of CWC

Steering Committee reviews progress of capacity building programme to promote peaceful uses of chemistry for a developed, safer, and more secure Africa

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Statement by the Director-General of the OPCW, Fernando Arias, to commemorate the 1987 chemical weapon attack on Sardasht, Iran


OPCW’s Director-General meets New Zealand’s Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control

Online bilateral discussion covers implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention, Syria, promotion of peaceful uses of chemistry, and possible responses to evolving threats

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OPCW Basics

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

OPCW Vacancies

Electrical & Audiovisual Technician (GS-6)

Division: Administration Deadline: 30 July 2021

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Senior Coordination and Planning Officer (P-4)

Division: International Cooperation and Assistance Deadline: 19 August 2021

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OPCW will be exhibiting at all NCT Virtual Hubs!