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2 December 2022

Chemical weapons agency gets budget for year ahead (C&EN)

From Nov. 28 to Dec 1, signatories to the CWC met at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) headquarters in the Hague to discuss progress toward eliminating chemical weapons and to agree on the effort’s budget for the upcoming year. They agreed on the 2023 budget and decided how the OPCW will continue its work in various ways.

23 November 2022

Chemical materiel cleanup team has quarterly update (RedstoneRocket)

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville hosted members of the Recovered Chemical Warfare Materiel Program for their quarterly meeting Nov. 2. The program comprises various organizations which are tasked with supporting the location, removal, and disposal of munitions on past and current military installations and the emergency responses to suspected chemical warfare materiel.

23 November 2022

OPCW Director-General visits Belgium on Remembrance Day (OPCW)

Every year on Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day, nations across the world pay their respects to soldiers fallen during World War I (WWI). This year’s commemoration ceremonies marked the 104th Anniversary of the end of the war.