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OPCW shifts focus to countering chemical terrorism

OPCW shifts focus to countering chemical terrorism

In past years there has been massive chemical weapon misuse by non-state actors (particularly ISIL) and there is a growing threat anywhere in the world. Therefore the main focus for OPCW in the future will be on non-state actors. The Countering Chemical Terrorism (CCT) Conference this June was the first ever organized by the OPCW on this topic.

Europol and OPCW have shared interests and will cooperate in CCT. Europol and OPCW are already cooperating on these issues. Note that internet sales are a big issue for Interpol. Peter Newport attended the meeting on behalf of CBA and ICTA

ICTA participates in workshop on Global Chemical Outlook II

ICTA participates in workshop on Global Chemical Outlook II

The Global Chemicals Outlook II is an UN-report containing a comprehensive overview of issues related to the sound management of chemicals. It assesses the status of health, environmental, economic and institutional factors related to the production, distribution, use and disposal of chemicals and waste.

ICTA discusses value chain responsibility with UNE

ICTA discusses value chain responsibility with UNE

Last month ICTA Secretary General Robert Stuyt had a meeting  in New York with a senior official of UN Environment, Mara Murillo. They discussed the role and importance of the chemical distribution industry.

     
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