Nobel Committee seeks to eliminate chemical weapons

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it has awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace to the OPCW, as it wants to contribute to the continuation of the elimination of the world's chemical arsenal.

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By awarding the OPCW, the Norwegian Nobel Committee seeks to contribute to eliminating chemical weapons. #NobelPeacePrize

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OPCW is an independent, autonomous, international organization w a working relationship with United Nations #NobelPeacePrize

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Recent events in Syria, ...have underlined the need to enhance efforts to do away with such weapons. #NobelPeacePrize

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Chemical watchdog Nobel Prize

Global chemical weapons watchdog the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize ahead of Malala Yousafzai.