C 99/REP


Conference

REPORT

Thirtieth Session

Rome, 12-23 November 1999

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INTRODUCTION

TWENTY-FIRST MCDOUGALL MEMORIAL LECTURE

PRESENTATION OF THE B.R. SEN AWARDS 1998 AND 1999

PRESENTATION OF THE A.H. BOERMA AWARD 1998-99

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 COMMITTEE

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 rights

ADMISSION OF OBSERVERS

Applicants for Membership
Admission of Observers from Non-Member Nations
Liberation Movement
Intergovernmental Organizations and International NGOs

REVIEW OF THE STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

SUBSTANTIVE AND POLICY MATTERS

PROGRESS ON FOLLOW-UP TO THE WORLD FOOD SUMMIT

GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN FAO (Resolution 1/99)

INTERNATIONAL UNDERTAKING ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

UNITED NATIONS/FAO WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

OUTCOME OF THE FAO/NETHERLANDS CONFERENCE ON THE MULTIFUNCTIONAL CHARACTER OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND (MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 1999)

OUTCOME OF THE CONFERENCE OF PLENIPOTENTIARIES ON THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION ON PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT

PROGRAMME AND BUDGETARY MATTERS

PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION REPORT 1996-97

PROGRAMME EVALUATION REPORT 1998-99

PROGRAMME OF WORK AND BUDGET 2000-2001

General Considerations
Preferences for the Scenarios

Substantive Priorities
Arrears
Budgetary Appropriations and the Use of Arrears
(Resolutions 2/99 and 3/99)
FAO Representations

STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2000-2015

General
Discussion of Textual Changes
Conclusion

LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

AMENDMENTS TO THE BASIC TEXTS OF THE ORGANIZATION

General Rules of the Organization (Resolution 4/99)
Financial Regulations (Resolution 5/99)

AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL REGULATIONS AND RULES OF WFP (Resolution 6/99)

OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL MATTERS

Cooperation Agreement between FAO and the Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Cooperation Services for Fishery Products in Africa (INFOPÊCHE)
Cooperation Agreement between FAO and the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Cooperation Agreement between FAO and the Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in Latin America and the Caribbean (INFOPESCA)

Use of Gender Neutral Language in the Basic Texts (Resolution 7/99)

FAO AUDITED ACCOUNTS 1996-1997 (Resolution 8/99)

SCALE OF CONTRIBUTIONS 2000-2001 (Resolution 10/99)

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

AFTER SERVICE MEDICAL COVERAGE

ADDRESS BY A STAFF REPRESENTATIVE

APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTIONS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE ORGANIZATION

APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL (Resolution 11/99)

ELECTION OF MEMBERS AND INDEPENDENT CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL

Election of Council Members
Appointment of Independent Chairman of the Council
(Resolution 12/99)

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

OTHER MATTERS

DATE AND PLACE OF THE THIRTY-FIRST CONFERENCE SESSION

FAO COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT AND REVISED TEXT OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONVENTION (Resolution 13/99)

APPENDICES

A Agenda for the Thirtieth Session of the Conference
B List of Delegates and Observers
C List of Documents
D Cooperation Agreement between the Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Cooperation Services for Fishery Products in Africa (INFOPÊCHE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
E Cooperation Agreement between the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
F Cooperation Agreement between the Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in Latin America and the Caribbean (INFOPESCA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
G Scale of Contributions 2000-2001

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