Czech Republic contributes CZK 1M to OPCW’s Trust Fund for Syria Missions

Czech Republic provides support to the work of the OPCW’s missions and contingency operations related to the Syrian Arab Republic.


Asian Member States share good practices in training customs officers on chemical trade controls

Controlling the international trade in chemicals is crucial for safeguarding non-proliferation of chemical weapons.

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Mexico contributes €5,000 to future OPCW Centre for Chemistry and Technology

The ChemTech Centre will provide leading-edge facilities and strengthen implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention.


European Union contributes €2.1M to OPCW business continuity

The voluntary funding supports investment in secure digital information and communication infrastructure.

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Bilateral meeting highlighted OPCW’s commitment to civil society partnership and the active involvement of NGOs in the Conference of the States Parties

OPCW’s training advances the process of designing national safety and security action plans in the GRULAC region

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OPCW Director-General meets Deputy Minister for Legal and Multilateral Affairs of Iraq

During bilateral meeting, Iraq reaffirms its support for OPCW progress in implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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OPCW and VERIFIN support development of analytical chemistry skills in developing countries

Online course focuses on Laboratory Quality Management and the use of Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry in chemical analysis


French speaking first responders from Africa build expertise in chemical incident management

Emergency professionals are now able to use portable emergency response tools that help identify hazardous substances on site

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OPCW assists Member States in protecting against chemical weapons and toxic industrial chemicals

New online training programme enables Russian speaking First Responders from Eastern Europe and Asia to increase chemical safety and security

OPCW Basics

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

OPCW Vacancies

Senior Analytical Chemist (P-4)

Division: Verification Division Deadline: 30 September 2021

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Software Developer (GS-6)

Division: Administration Deadline: 12 October 2021

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Legal Adviser (Director) (D-2)

Division: Office of the Legal Adviser Deadline: 25 October 2021

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OPCW will be exhibiting at all NCT Virtual Hubs!