Organization and Procedure
Report of Rules Committee; adoption of rules. Appointment of Committee on Financial Control and Technical Coordination Committee. Delegation of functions by Council.
International Emergency Food Council
Transfer of IEFC to FAO.
Review of Food and Agriculture Situation and Development since the Conference
Livestock Feeding Policy during Present Food Crisis
Fertilizers and Farm Machinery
Commodity Situation and Policy
FAO and the Draft Charter of ITO
Approval of Form for Periodic Reports by Member Governments
Action on Recommendations of Geneva Conference
Report by the Director-General
Proposed FAO Meetings in Asia
FAO Mission to Poland
Relations with the United Nations
Matters arising from United Nations General Assembly session
Appointment of Headquarters Committee
Appointment of Committee to study and report upon the selection of the permanent headquarters of FAO.
CHAIRMAN: Viscount Bruce of Melbourne
LIST OF REPRESENTATIVES, ALTERNATES, ASSOCIATES AND ADVISERS
F.W. Bulcock, Director-General of Agriculture, Representative
Newton de Castro Belleza, in charge of Foreign Agricultural Relations, Agricultural Economics Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Representative
G.S.H. Barton, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Representative
George R. Paterson, Commercial Secretary, Canadian Embassy, Washington, Alternate
Higinio Gonzalez, Counselor to the Delegation of Chile to the United Nations, Representative
K.S. Sie, Senior Adviser to Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Representative
C.M. Chen, Senior Adviser to Ministry of Food, Alternate
S.E. Koo, Ministry of Food, Adviser
S.C. Chang, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Adviser
C. Twanmo, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Adviser
Guillermo Belt, Ambassador to the United States, Representative
Enrique Perez-Cisneros, Commercial Attache, Cuban Embassy, Washington, Alternate
Rudolf Kuraz, Czechoslovak Consul General in New York, Representative
Josef Hanc, Minister Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovak Embassy, Washington, Alternate
Jindrich Hoffmann, Head of Czechoslovak Office for Relief and Rehabilitation, Washington, Adviser
A.P. Jacobsen, Agricultural Adviser to Danish Government, Representative
Søren Sørensen, Agricultural Counselor, Danish Embassy, Washington, Alternate
Loutfy Mansour, Director of Bureau of Economic Affairs in the Presidency of the Egyptian Council of Ministers, Representative
Tanguy Prigent, Former Minister of Agriculture, Representative
André Mayer, College de France, Alternate
H. Longchambon, Former Minister of Food Supply, Lyane, Adviser
Eugène Demont, Vice Chairman of IEFC Central Committee, Adviser
S.Y. Krishnaswamy, Joint Secretary of Agriculture, Ministry of Food, Representative
Ugo Papi, Professor, University of Rome, Representative
Guido de Marzi, Director-General of Food Commission, Alternate
Paolo Albertario, Director-General for Protection of Agricultural Production, Adviser
Gino Passerini, Chief Inspector, Ministry of Agriculture, Adviser
Paolo Rogers, Italian Technical Delegation, Washington, Adviser
Agustin Ochoa, Attache, Mexican Embassy, Representative
Adolfo Alarcon M, Agricultural Attache, Mexican Embassy, Washington, Alternate
A.H. Boerma, Commissioner of Foreign Agricultural Relations, Representative
L.A.H. Peters, Agricultural Counselor, Netherlands Embassy, Washington, Alternate
D.J.S.M. van Arken, Official in Ministry of Agriculture, Adviser
J.M. Elizalde, Ambassador to the United States, Representative
Narciso Ramos, Minister Counselor, Philippine Embassy, Washington, Alternate
Urbano A. Zafra, Commercial Attache, Philippine Embassy, Washington, Associate
Jose Teodoro, Jr., Assistant Commercial Attache, Philippine Embassy, Washington, Associate
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA
P.R. Viljoen, High Commissioner in Canada, Representative
W.A. Horrocks, Commercial Secretary, Washington, Adviser
D.J. Gardner, Agricultural Attache, Washington, Adviser
Sir Ralph Enfield, Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Representative
Henry Hardman, British Food Mission, Alternate
D. Caplan, Board of Trade, Associate
N.E. Dodd, Under-Secretary of Agriculture, Representative
Leslie Wheeler, Chief, Office of Foreign Agriculture Relations Department of Agriculture, Alternate
E.G. Cale, Department of State, Associate
W.A. Jump, Director, Office of Budget and Finance, Department of Agriculture, Adviser
Duncan Wall, Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations, Department of Agriculture, Adviser
Charles J. Shohan, Division of International Resources, Department of State, Adviser
Mrs. Ursula Duffus, Division of International Organization Affairs, Department of State, Adviser
REPRESENTATIVES OF ORGANIZATIONS
P.F. Craig-Martin, Chief, Agriculture Division, Research Department
International Monetary Fund
Ernest de Selliers, Alternate Director
Gertrude Lovasy, Economist
International Labor Organization
G.A. Johnston, Assistant Director-General of ILO
Elizabeth Rowe, Executive Secretary of Washington Branch
Helen Seymour, Division of Coordination and Liaison
Hugh Gosschalk, Department of Economic Affairs
International Cotton Advisory Committee
Rodney Whitaker, Technical Secretary
International Wheat Council
Andrew Cairns, Secretary
Inter-American Coffee Board
Luis D. Gardel, Secretary-Manager
Coordination Committee for International Commodity Arrangements
I. OFFICERS OF THE COUNCIL
1. The Council shall elect a first Vice-Chairman and a second Vice-Chairman at its first meeting and thereafter annually following upon the election by the Conference to fill vacancies on the Council.
2. The Chairman, or, in the event of his absence, one of the Vice-Chairmen shall preside at meetings of the Council and exercise such other functions as are attributed to the Chairman by the Rules of Procedure of the Organization.
3. In the absence from any meeting of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman, the Council shall appoint one of its members to take the chair.
1. The Council shall hold regular or special sessions as provided for in Rule XXV (2). Special sessions would normally be convened to consider specific urgent questions calling for action by the Council.
2. Ten members present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum for any formal action by the Council.
3. Each session of the Council shall be held at the seat of FAO unless in pursuance of a previous decision of the Council or at the request of a majority of its Members another place is designated.
4. Notice of the date of each regular session shall be communicated to all Member Governments of FAO at least 2 months in advance of the session. In the case of special sessions this notice may be reduced to two weeks.
5. Plenary meetings of the Council shall be public. The other meetings of the Council shall be private unless the Council decides otherwise.
1. The first item on the provisional agenda of any session of the Council shall be the adoption of the agenda.
2. The provisional agenda for each session shall be communicated
to all Members of FAO, the United Nations, such specialized agencies as have concluded formal agreements with FAO;
to such non-governmental organizations and such other international organizations as the Council may, from time to time, decide to invite to its sessions.
1. Each member nation represented on the Council shall have one vote.
2. If the representative of a member of the Council is serving as Chairman, the alternate or associate acting for him shall be permitted to participate in the proceedings and to vote in the Council.
3. Decisions of the Council shall be made by a majority of the members present and voting.
4. The vote of each member participating in any roll call shall be inserted in the record.
5. On decisions relating to individuals, or in other cases where the Council so decides, a secret ballot shall be taken.
1. Committees may elect their own officers and determine their own procedures, except when otherwise specified.
2. The Council shall appoint a committee on relationships with other international organizations including non-governmental organizations as recommended by the Second Session of the FAO Conference.
VI. RECORDS AND REPORTS
1. Summary records of the meetings of the Council, its committees and subsidiary bodies shall be kept by the Secretariat. They shall be sent as soon as possible to all members participating in the meeting, who shall inform the Secretariat within one month of any changes they wish to have made. These summary records of meetings of the Council shall be sent as soon as possible after the close of the session to all Members of FAO.
2. The Director-General shall communicate, as soon as possible after the end of each regular session, a report embodying the text of all resolutions, recommendations, and other formal decisions adopted by the Council including, when requested, a statement of minority views, to all Members of FAO, the United Nations, and the specialized agencies and non-governmental organizations with which FAO has established relationship.
3. Documents to be prepared for and used by the Council in its work shall be treated as confidential unless the Council or Director-General decides otherwise.
1. The Director-General shall, in consultation with the Committee on Financial Control, determine the actual allowances in conformity with the travel regulations of the Organization.
2. The respective Governments shall be responsible for allowance of their representatives while in attendance at the meetings and shall also be responsible for all travel and other expenses incurred by alternates, associates and advisers.
VIII. AMENDMENT OF RULES
1. The Council may decide to amend its own Rules of Procedure, providing that such action is consistent with the Constitution and the Rules of Procedure of FAO.
2. A rule of procedure of the Council may be suspended by the Council provided that twenty-four hours' notice of the proposal for the suspension has been given. The notice may be waived if no member objects.