CFS:2003/INF/5

COMMITTEE ON WORLD FOOD SECURITY

Twenty-ninth Session

Rome, 12-16 May 2003

STATEMENT OF COMPETENCE AND VOTING RIGHTS SUBMITTED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (EC) AND ITS MEMBER STATES

 

I.     ORGANIZATIONAL MATTERS

a) Adoption of Agenda and Timetable
    (Member State competence – Member State vote)

b) Statement by the Director-General or his Representative

c) Membership of the Committee
    (Member State competence – Member State vote)

II.     FAO DISTINGUISHED LECTURE ON FOOD SECURITY
         (Mixed competence Member State vote)
*

III.    ASSESSMENT OF THE WORLD FOOD SECURITY SITUATION
         (Mixed competence – European Community vote)

IV.     REPORT ON THE FIRST SESSION OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL WORKING GROUP (IGWG) FOR THE ELABORATION OF A SET OF VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES TO SUPPORT THE PROGRESSIVE REALIZATION OF THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD IN THE CONTEXT OF NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY
         (M
ixed competence – Member State vote)*

V.     RECENT FAO INITIATIVES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

a) Anti-Hunger Programme
    (Mixed competence – Member State vote)

b) International Alliance Against Hunger
    (Mixed competence – Member State vote
)

VI.     STANDING ITEM ON NUTRITION: THE ROLE OF AQUACULTURE IN IMPROVING FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL – A REVIEW OF SUSTAINABLE CASES
         (Mixed competence – Member State vote)

VII.     THEMATIC ISSUE: THE IMPACT OF DISASTERS ON LONG-TERM FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION – POLICY IMPLICATIONS
         (Mixed competence – Member State vote)

VIII.     OTHER MATTERS

a) Arrangements for the Thirtieth Session
    (Member State competence – Member State vote)

b) Any Other Business
    (Mixed competence – Member State vote
)*

c) Report of the Session
    (Mixed competence – Member State vote)

 

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*Subject to further information