VERIFIN is an institute in the Department of Chemistry under the Faculty of Science in the University of Helsinki. VERIFIN was established in 1994, as continuation of the Chemical Weapons (CW) research project working since 1973. Operations of VERIFIN are mainly funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. VERIFIN supports the disarmament of chemical weapons by development of identification methods for chemical warfare agents (CWA).

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#CSP25 - Part 2 will commence shortly. 📃 Find all public documents related to the Conference: opcw.org/resources/docu…

📹 The 25th Session of the Conference of the States Parties - Part 2 is scheduled to begin at 10:00 CET. Follow the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#OPCW's Conference of the States Parties oversees the implementation of the #ChemicalWeaponsConvention. 💡 Learn mor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

🎓 #OPCW scholarships now available for representatives of civil society to attend the @TMCAsser #Disarmament and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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VERIFIN's annual report for 2020 has been published! www2.helsinki.fi/en/verifin-fin…

VERIFIN coordinates a multidisciplinary Horizon 2020 FET Open project GIDPROvis, where breakthrough technologies ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Chemical forensics is an important, emerging field within the framework of Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) verificatio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

🧪 Labs from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean reviewed their progress and agreed on next steps towards attain… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…