International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Conference on International Cooperation and Chemical Safety and Security

Activity by Keith Powell   |   added on Jul 18, 2011   |   Netherlands Official_iyc_logo

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The conference is intended to promote the goals of the Chemical Weapons Convention by highlighting, in conjunction with major international stakeholders, both the achievements of the OPCW and the challenges that lie ahead.

Date: 12 and 13 September, 2011
Location: OPCW Headquarters, Johan de Wittlaan 32, 2517JR, The Hague, NL

Purpose of Conference:
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has organised a conference to promote the goals of the Chemical Weapons Convention by highlighting, in conjunction with major international stakeholders, both the achievements of the Organisation and the challenges that lie ahead. The stakeholders include States Parties to the Convention, the United Nations, and other relevant international and regional organisations, the chemical industry, particularly the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), as well as scientific and academic institutions, think tanks, and NGOs.

There will be opportunities to participate online during the conference itself as well.

View the conference website to view more details or register to participate online.


Topic: chemistry education, conferences, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, decision makers, graduate students
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