Director General Archive

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

20 July 2017 | GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action

Statement on the pernicious impact of corruption on trade and development at event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of UNCITRAL

4 July 2017 VIENNA, 4 July (UN Information Service) – On behalf of the UN Office at Vienna, I wish the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) a happy 50th birthday. UNCITRAL’s contribution to international trade during that half century has been immense. Through your collective efforts you have helped unify international trade laws,

OPCW Executive Council and Director-General Review Abandoned Chemical Weapons’ Destruction Progress in China​​

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 June 2017 — A high-level delegation representing the OPCW Executive Council visited the People’s Republic of China from 12 to 16 June to assess the status of efforts to destroy chemical weapons abandoned by Japan on the territory of China. The visit also provided an opportunity for the delegation to

OPCW Director-General Visits China​

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with senior Chinese officials and delivered a lecture at Peking University during his visit to China from 10 to 15 June. In Beijing, the Director-General met with State Councillor, Mr Yang

Implementing Policies into Best Practices in NCD management

  OPPI Sixth Healthcare Access Summit on NCDs supported by Ministry of Health and Department of Pharmaceuticals OPPI members committed to working towards managing NCDs Bollywood actress and cancer crusader Ms Manisha Koirala pledged her support towards leading a healthier and happier life   Delhi, June 09, 2017:  The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India

BESC honours her best and brightest, bestows Scholarships.

June 3rd, 2017.The quest for excellence – in everything we do – is an unending one with us in the Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC). We set ourselves targets, achieve them, only to raise the bar. And nowhere is it more evident than in the core our efforts, in academics. At BESC we not only

OPCW Director-General Visits London

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 26 May 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü met with senior UK officials and delivered the keynote address to the 20th International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference (CWD) on 25 May. During his visit to London, the Director-General met with the

OPCW Director-General Shares Incontrovertible Laboratory Results Concluding Exposure to Sarin

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 19 April 2017 — The Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reconvened today to further address the allegation of chemical weapons use in the Khan Sheikhun area of southern Idlib in the Syrian Arab Republic. OPCW’s Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü updated Council members on recent

G20 Consumer Summit takes on lack of consumer trust in the digital world

New research shows worldwide need for action to protect consumers’ rights online. A new study released today shows that almost half of people (46 %) asked in six G20 countries don’t trust their governments to protect their rights online. Seventy-two percent of consumers are concerned that too much of their data is being collected online.

Smart Dubai Office to be official city partner for the World BlockChain forum

  UAE, March 5, 2017 – Smart Dubai, the government office driving Dubai’s citywide smart transformation with a vision to make Dubai the happiest city on Earth, is announced as the official City Partner for the World Blockchain Forum being held at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai on March 6th, 2017. H.E Dr.Aisha Bin Bishr,