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OPCW recaps 17th Annual Meeting of National Authorities

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The OPCW recently detailed the 17th Annual Meeting of National Authorities that took place at the end of November.
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Anniston SDC to support Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Plant's mission

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 @ 8:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The PEO ACWA reported Monday that the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant will receive support from the Anniston SDC.
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OPCW slates November training exercise for Latin American, Caribbean responders

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said after completing the second stage of an assistance and protection training cycle designed for first responders from the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States (GRULAC) in August, participants will now move on to an exercise to be held Nov. 2-6 in Bogota, Colombia.
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OPCW, Finland course focuses on assistance and protection against chemical threats

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and Finland are holding a course on assistance and protection measures against chemical agents that runs through Friday.
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OPCW holding regional course for customs authorities in Asia

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the government of Thailand are hosting a regional course for customs officials beginning Tuesday in Bangkok.
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OPCW has completed 3,000 inspections to date

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced on Friday that it has completed 3,000 chemical industry inspections.
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OPCW hosts second regional assistance and protection course for Latin America, Caribbean

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 8:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reported the conclusion of the Second Advanced Regional Assistance and Protection Course for Latin America and the Caribbean that took place earlier this month.
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Myanmar official a part of OPCW

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015 @ 8:42pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Myanmar officially became a member of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Friday after the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) entered into effect.
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OPCW holds emergency responce exercise in Kazakhstan

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 @ 7:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced Thursday it has partnered with the technical secretariat of the Kazakhstan government to host an international emergency response exercise session.
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OPCW's annual Associate Program on chemical-weapons prevention underway

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 @ 7:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) launched its 16th annual Associate Program late last week at the Hague, Netherlands. The program focuses on training so that chemistry is utilized for peaceful purposes, involving chemists and chemical engineers from around the globe.
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OPCW Director-General awarded honorary doctorate

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 @ 5:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Director-General for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Üzümcü was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Surrey in the U.K., the OPCW announced Thursday.
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OPCW hosts annual coordination assistance and protection workshop

Friday, Jul 10, 2015 @ 5:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) hosted its 15th annual workshop on coordination of assistance and protection in Turkey, it announced on Friday.
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Myanmar becomes member state to the CWC

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 @ 6:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Myanmar submitted its ratification instrument to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Wednesday, becoming party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).
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Timperley to chair scientific advisory board for OPCW

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 @ 7:29pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chris Timperley of the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) was named chairman of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' (OPCW) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) on Wednesday.
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OPCW wraps up regional meeting in Panama

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 @ 7:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Friday that the 16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of Latin America recently concluded in Panama City, Panama. 
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Uzumcu delivers key speech at nuclear test ban treaty group's conference

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 @ 1:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu spoke at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization's (CTBTO) Science and Technology 2015 Conference in Vienna on Monday.“The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) stand among the most tangible, most scientifically informed human undertakings toward ensuring a world free of weapons of mass destruction,” Uzumcu said.
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Delegation from Germany visits the OPCW

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 @ 12:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Group hears latest on mission to remove Syrian chemical weapons.
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OPCW holds chemical safety and security course for Latin America and Caribbean countries

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 @ 11:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Tuesday it conducted an international course on chemical safety and security management in partnership with the Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Industrial (INTI) of Argentina.
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Office for Project Services director, OPCW leader discuss chemical weapons in Syria

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 @ 6:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Executive Director Grete Faremo met with Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu at OPCW headquarters in the Netherlands on Friday.Faremo and Uzumcu discussed the joint efforts between each respective organization to eliminate the chemical weapons stock in Syria.
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OPCW updates progress on effluent neutralization from Syrian chemical weapons

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 @ 1:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Wednesday that effluents from neutralization efforts of Syrian chemical weapons have been safely disposed.
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