Chairperson of the Executive Council

H.E. Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the OPCW, is the current chairperson of the Executive Council.

Past Chairpersons of the Council

  • H.E. Ambassador Odette Melono of Cameroon (2016 - 2017)
  • H.E. Ambassador Francesco Azzarello of Italy (2015 - 2016)
  • H.E. Ambassador Álvaro Marcelo Moerzinger of Uruguay (2014-2015)
  • H.E. Dr Olexandr Horin of Ukraine (2013-2014)
  • H.E. Bhaswati Mukherjee of India (2012-2013)
  • H.E. Peter Goosen of South Africa (2011-2012)
  • H.E. Jean-Francois Blarel of France (2010-2011)
  • H.E. Jorge Lomónaco Tonda of Mexico (2009-2010)
  • H.E. Oksana Tomová of the Slovak Republic (2008–2009)
  • H.E. Romeo A. Arguelles of the Philippines (2007–2008)
  • H.E. H.B. Mkhize of South Africa (2006–2007)
  • H.E. Alfonso M. Dastis of Spain (2005-2006)
  • H.E. José Antonio Arróspide Del Busto of Peru (2004-2005)
  • H.E. Petr Kubernát of the Czech Republic (2003-2004)
  • H.E. Lionel Fernando of Sri Lanka (2002–2003)
  • H.E. Abdel Halim Babu Fatih of Sudan (2001–2002)
  • Mr Bernhard Brasack of Germany (2000-2001)
  • Ambassador Ignacio Pichardo Pagaza of Mexico (1999-2000)
  • Mr Krzysztof Paturej of Poland (1998-1999)
  • Ambassador Prabhakar Menon of India (1997–1998)

Upcoming

86th Session of the Executive Council:
10 - 13 October 2017