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Food and
Agriculture
Organization
of the
United Nations
 
 

C 2001/REP

 

REPORT


of the 
CONFERENCE OF FAO

 

 

Thirty-first Session
Rome, 2 - 13 November
2001

 


 

COUNCIL

(until 31 December 2002)

Independent Chairman of the Council: Aziz Mekouar

Argentina 2
Australia1
Barbados3
Bolivia3
Brazil3
Bulgaria3
Burkina Faso3
Cameroon 2
Canada3
Chile 2
China 2
Cuba3
Cyprus 2
Czech Republic 2
Egypt1
Ethiopia1
France1

Gabon3
Germany 2
Ghana3
Guatemala1
Iceland1
India1
Iran, Islamic Republic of 2
Italy1
Japan 2
Kenya 2
Korea, Republic of 2
Lesotho1
Libya3
Malaysia1
Mauritania1
Mexico3
Pakistan1

Peru 2
Philippines 2
Portugal3
Qatar3
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of1
Senegal1
Sri Lanka 2
Switzerland3
Syria1
Tanzania, United Republic of3
Thailand 2
Tunisia3
United Kingdom1
United States of America3
Zimbabwe2



1 Term of office until 31 December 2002.
2 Term of office until the conclusion of the Thirty-second Session of the Conference, November-December 2003.
3 Term of office until 31 December 2004.

 

COUNCIL

(as from 1 January 2003)

Independent Chairman of the Council: Aziz Mekouar

Argentina1
Australia3
Barbados2
Bolivia2
Brazil2
Bulgaria2
Burkina Faso2
Cameroon1
Canada2
Chile1
China1
Côte d’Ivoire3
Cuba2
Cyprus1
Czech Republic1
Egypt3
Finland3
France3
Gabon2
Germany1
Ghana2
Guatemala3
India3
Indonesia3
Iran, Islamic Republic of1
Italy3
Japan1
Kenya1
Korea, Republic of1
Libya2
Mauritius3
Mexico2
Nigeria3
Pakistan3
Peru1
Philippines1
Portugal2
Qatar2
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of3
Sri Lanka1
Swaziland3
Switzerland2
Syria3
Tanzania, United Republic2
Thailand1
Tunisia2
United Kingdom3
United States of America2
Zimbabwe1



1 Term of office until the conclusion of the Thirty-second Session of the Conference, November-December 2003.

2 Term of office until 31 December 2004.

3 Term of office until the conclusion of the Thirty-third Session of the Conference, November 2005.

 


 

 

 



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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

TWENTY-SECOND MCDOUGALL MEMORIAL LECTURE

PRESENTATION OF THE B.R. SEN AWARDS

PRESENTATION OF THE A.H. BOERMA AWARD

PRESENTATION OF THE EDOUARD SAOUMA AWARD

PRESENTATION OF THE MARGARITA LIZÁRRAGA MEDAL

IN MEMORIAM

INTRODUCTION AND REVIEW OF THE STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON AND VICE-CHAIRPERSONS

APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL COMMITTEE AND CREDENTIALS COMMITTEES (MEMBER NATIONS)

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE SESSION

Establishment of Commissions and Appointment of their Chairpersons, Vice-Chairpersons and Drafting Committees
Resolutions Committee of the Conference

Right of Reply

Verbatim Records

Verification of Credentials

Voting rig
hts
Payment of Contributions - Bolivia (Resolution 1/2001)

ADMISSION OF OBSERVERS

Applicants for Membership
Admission of Observers from Non-Member Nations

Liberation Movements

Intergovernmental Organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations

SUBSTANTIVE AND POLICY MATTERS

REVIEW OF THE STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

International Year of Rice (Resolution 2/2001)

FAO PLAN OF ACTION ON GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT 2002-2007

INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Adoption of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Interim Arrangements for its Implementation (Resolution 3/2001)

PROGRESS IN THE REVISION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT ON THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF PESTICIDES

UNITED NATIONS/FAO WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME AND BUDGETARY MATTERS

PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION REPORT 1998-99

Plan of Action for the Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign (PATTEC) (Resolution 4/2001)

PROGRAMME EVALUATION REPORT 2001

PROGRAMME OF WORK AND BUDGET 2002-2003

General Considerations
Substantive Priorities

Preferences for the Budget Level

Arrears

Budgetary Appropriations and the Use of Arrears

Budgetary Appropriations 2002-03
(Resolution 5/2001)
Use of Arrears (Resolution 6/2001)

LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL MATTERS

Agreement with the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD)

FAO AUDITED ACCOUNTS 1998-1999 (Resolution 7/2001)

SCALE OF CONTRIBUTIONS 2002-2003

Scale of Contributions 2002-2003 (Resolution 8/2001)
Invitation to Make Voluntary Contributions (Resolution 9/2001)

PAYMENT BY THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY TO COVER ADMINISTRATIVE AND OTHER EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF ITS MEMBERSHIP IN THE ORGANIZATION

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL MATTERS

Statement by Representative of FAO Staff Bodies
Liabilities for After-Service Medical Coverage
(Resolution 10/2001)

APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTIONS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE ORGANIZATION

ELECTION OF COUNCIL MEMBERS AND INDEPENDENT CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL

Election of Council Members
Appointment of Independent Chairman of the Council
(Resolution 11/2001)

APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FAO CONFERENCE TO THE STAFF PENSION COMMITTEE

OTHER MATTERS

DATE AND PLACE OF THE THIRTY-SECOND CONFERENCE SESSION

ANY OTHER MATTERS

Ministerial Meeting on Experiences with Foot-and-Mouth Disease

APPENDICES

A Agenda for the Thirty-first Session of the Conference
B List of Delegates and Observers
C List of Documents
D International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
E Ambassador Gerbasi's Statement Proposing the Approval of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the Adoption of the Associated Resolution
F Agreement Between the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
G Scale of Contributions 2002-2003

 


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