Syria Chemical monitors win Nobel Peace PrizeAfrica, African News, World News Friday, October 11th, 2013
The OPCW, the body overseeing destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons, has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Nobel Committee said it was in honour of the OPCW’s “extensive work to eliminate chemical weapons”.
The Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was established to enforce the 1997 Chemical Weapons convention.
It recently sent inspectors to oversee the dismantling of Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons.
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