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|Organisation for the
Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Member states of the OPCW (green)
|Formation||29 April 1997|
|Headquarters||The Hague, Netherlands
|Membership||190 member states
All states party to the CWC are automatically members.
6 states are non-members: Angola, Burma, Egypt, Israel, North Korea and South Sudan.
|Official languages||English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic|
|Director General||Ahmet Üzümcü|
|Official organs||Conference of the States Parties
|Budget||€71 million/year (2012)|
The organisation promotes and verifies the adherence to the Chemical Weapons Convention which prohibits the use of chemical weapons and requires their destruction. The verification consists both of evaluation of declarations by member states and on-site inspections.
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Itokasi[àtúnṣe | edit source]
- "Chemical Weapons - Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)". United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. http://www.un.org/disarmament/WMD/Chemical/Chemical_OPCW.shtml. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
- Oliver Meier and Daniel Horner (November 2009). "OPCW Chooses New Director-General". Arms Control Association. http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2009_11/OPCW.
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