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14:00 - 15:30 6 June 2013

The Chemical Weapons Convention: Achievements and Future Challenges


G06 | Roberts Building (link Map)
Malet Place | London | WC1E 7JE | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: £15
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

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Ahmet Üzümcü, Director General, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is the implementing body of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which entered into force in 1997. As of today the OPCW has 188 Member States, who are working together to achieve a world free from chemical weapons. They share the collective goal of preventing chemistry from ever again being used for warfare, thereby strengthening international security. H.E. Mr Ahmet Üzümcü, current Director-General of the OPCW, will be presenting the achievements and future challenges of the OPCW.


Fokion Zervoudakis / Donald Lawrence
+44 (0)744 636 4647 / +44 (0)776 739 4769 | f.zervoudakis@cs.ucl.ac.uk / d.lawrence@cs.ucl.ac.uk


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