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Chemical and Biological News - NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

6 January 2022

Summary

The OPCW On October 4, Bassam Sabbagh, the continues to dispute the accuracy of that Permanent Representative of Syria to the assertion. [...] Additional contributed 20,000 Euro to a special Trust funds will provide extra assurances for the Fund of the Organisation for the Prohibition successful completion of the project and for of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to support the the international cooperation projects to be construction and operation of a new facility, carried out at the Centre once the building is the OPCW Centre for Chemistry an. [...] As the original with an opportunity to exchange views with signatory to the Chemical Weapons the OPCW Technical Secretariat on recent Convention, India remains a strong developments related to the implementation supporter of its full, effective, and universal of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) implementation. [...] We Fernando Arias, noted in the opening session: envisage the Centre to be the fulcrum for “As the OPCW evolves against the backdrop research and training, technical partnerships of a changing security environment, our and greater exchanges between the scientists future priorities will require a range of and experts.” activities to ensure the Organisation remains fit for purpose as the bulwark aga. [...] Attendees were briefed on the ongoing construction of the ChemTech Centre – an important upgrade to the OPCW’s facilities that will help the Organisation fulfil its mandate and further support Member States in implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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