Chairperson of the Executive Council

H.E. Ambassador Jana Reinišová Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OPCW, is the current chairperson of the Executive Council.

Past Chairpersons of the Council

  • H.E. Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed BELAL of Bangladesh (2017-2018)
  • 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

89th Session of the Executive Council
9 - 12 October 2018

90th Session of the Executive Council
12-15 March 2019

91st Session of the Executive Council 
9-12 July 2019

92nd Session of the Executive Council
8-11 October 2019