The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Fernando Arias met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, H.E. Mr Jan Lipavský, on 5 December 2022, at the OPCW’s Headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands.
The Director-General updated the Minister on the progress and achievements made by the OPCW in implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The two high-ranking officials exchanged their views on the challenges surrounding the OPCW. The Director-General briefed the Minister on on-going preparation for the Fifth Review Conference, which will be held in May 2023.