This new outreach offering gives groups around the world the opportunity to learn more about the mission and work of the OPCW and the Chemical Weapons Convention without traveling to The Hague.
Virtual visits are appropriate for a variety of groups including educators and students (high school and above), government officials, civil society representatives, and scientists, etc. Each visit includes a look inside the OPCW Headquarters building in The Hague, Netherlands, a presentation by an OPCW staff member, and a Q&A session.
Topics covered during an OPCW virtual visit:
· Definition of a chemical weapon
· History leading to the Chemical Weapons Convention
· Chemical agents and their effects
· Structure of the OPCW
· Eliminating chemical weapons stockpiles
· Preventing the re-emergence of chemical weapons
· Responding to chemical weapons use
· Promoting the peaceful uses of chemistry
· And more!