The OPCW Technical Secretariat is now accepting nominations of candidates for the 2019 OPCW-The Hague Award. The OPCW established the Award in 2014 in collaboration with the City of The Hague to preserve the legacy of the OPCW’s 2013 Nobel Prize for Peace. The Award recognises individuals and institutions that make an outstanding contribution towards the goals of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The €90 000 prize is jointed funded by the OPCW and the City of The Hague.
The eligibility requirements and nomination form can be found online. Only proposals submitted online by 1 November 2019 will be considered by the Selection Panel.
The Selection Panel is comprised of the Director-General of the OPCW, the Chair of the OPCW Executive Council, the Mayor of The Hague, the President of the International Council of Chemical Associations, and the President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Successful nominee(s) will be invited to attend the award ceremony on 25 November during the Twenty-fourth Session of the Conference of the States Parties taking place in The Hague at the World Forum.
For any questions about the nomination process, please contact the Secretary to the Selection Panel, Ms Valerie Snow, Acting Head of the Political Affairs and Protocol Branch at email@example.com.