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Alexander Kelle

Alexander Kelle

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is a Senior Researcher at the Berlin Office of the Institute for Peace Research and  Security Policy, where he leads the CBW network for a comprehensive reinforcement of norms against chemical and biological weapons (CBWNet) project. Previously he was a Senior Policy Officer in the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapon’s Office of Strategy and Policy (2013–19). Prior to this he taught and conducted CBW-related research at the Universities of Bradford, Belfast and Bath, United Kingdom.

His recent publications include ‘The CWC at 25: From Verification of Chemical-weapons Destruction to Attribution of their Use’, Preparing for Success at the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention, Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), 2023, and Adding Novichok Nerve Agents to the CWC Annex on Chemicals, Geneva: UNIDIR 2022.