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Combating Chemical Weapons Photo: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos for the Nobel Peace Center
Combating Chemical Weapons Photo: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos for the Nobel Peace Center

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In the ninth annual Peace Prize exhibition, the audience will for the first time see how the OPCW inspectors monitor, detect and destroy chemical weapons. This year's photographer is the world-renowned Paolo Pellegrin from the photo agency Magnum Photos.

Paolo Pellegrin has followed the weapons inspectors closely in the weeks after it was announced that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013.

Along with American war correspondent and author Scott Anderson's short texts, Pellegrin's strong black and white images offer a rare glimpse into the work of the weapons inspectors.

The pictures at the exhibition were taken in Libya, the Netherlands, Belgium and in a country in Eastern Europe, and follows OPCW's efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.

Duration: 12 December 2013 - 23 November 2014.

Free entry to the Nobel Peace Center 12-30 December 2013.

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Where:Nobels Fredssenter
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Combating Chemical Weapons - Photo: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos for the Nobel Peace Center

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In the ninth annual Peace Prize exhibition, the audience will for the first time see how the OPCW inspectors monitor, detect and destroy chemical...

Combating Chemical Weapons

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