C 99/INF/15


Conference

Thirtieth Session

Rome, 12-23 November 1999

FAO MEMBERS, COUNCIL MEMBERS, MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL COMMITTEES AND OF THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME EXECUTIVE BOARD

Table of Contents


FAO MEMBERS

MEMBERS OF FAO COUNCIL

MEMBERS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE (PC)
FINANCE COMMITTEE (FC)
COMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL MATTERS (CCLM)
COMMITTEE ON COMMODITY PROBLEMS (CCP) (1998-99)
COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES (COFI) (1998-99)
COMMITTEE ON FORESTRY (COFO) (1998-99)
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE (COAG) (1998-99)
COMMITTEE ON WORLD FOOD SECURITY (CFS) (1998-99)

WFP EXECUTIVE BOARD 1999


FAO MEMBERS

(as of 4 August 1999)

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Democratic
Republic of
Congo, Republic of
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Democratic People's
Republic of Korea
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
European Community
(Member Organization)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic
Republic
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova, Republic of
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tajikistan
Tanzania, United
Republic of
Thailand
The Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zambia
Zimbabwe

MEMBERS OF FAO COUNCIL

Term of Office: 1 January 1999 - November 1999

Independent Chairman: Sjarifudin Baharsjah

Argentina2
Australia1
Austria3
Bangladesh2
Barbados3
Brazil3
Cameroon2
Canada3
Chile2
China2
Congo, Democratic
Republic of4
Cuba3
Denmark1
Egypt1
Eritrea2
France1
Gabon3
Germany2
Greece2
Honduras1
Hungary3
India1
Indonesia2
Iran, Islamic Republic of2
Italy1
Japan2
Korea, Republic of2
Kuwait3
Madagascar3
Malaysia1
Mauritania1
Mexico3
Morocco3
Namibia2
Nigeria3
Pakistan1
Paraguay3
Poland2
Qatar3
Saudi Arabia,
Kingdom of1
Senegal1
South Africa1
Spain3
Syria1
Thailand2
Uganda1
United Kingdom1
United States of America3
Venezuela2

1 Term of office until the conclusion of the Thirtieth Session of the Conference, November 1999.

2 Term of office until 31 December 2000.

3 Term of office until the conclusion of the Thirty-first Session of the Conference,
November 2001.

4 Deemed to have resigned in accordance with Rule XXII (7) of the GRO.

 

MEMBERS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Term of Office: November 1997 - November 1999

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE (PC)

Chairperson: Germany (D.F.R. Bommer)

 

Members: Australia
Canada
Ethiopia
Japan
Lebanon
Libya
Peru
Philippines
Trinidad and Tobago
Zimbabwe

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE (FC)

Chairperson: South Africa (J.A. Thomas)

 

Members: Argentina
Congo, Democratic Republic of
India
Italy
Panama
Slovakia
Sudan
United States of America

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL MATTERS (CCLM)

Chairperson: Czech Republic (M. Baranek)

 

Members: Czech Republic
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Dominican Republic
France
Malta
Senegal
United States of America

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMODITY PROBLEMS (CCP)
(1998-99)

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Brazil
Cape Verde
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Canada
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Croatia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
European Community
(Member Organization)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Namibia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Senegal
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Sweden
Syria
Tanzania,
United Republic of
Thailand
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES (COFI)
(1998-99)

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo, Republic of
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
European Community
(Member Organization)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Latvia
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines
Saudi Arabia,
Kingdom of
Senegal
Seychelles
Slovakia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Syria
Tanzania, United
Republic of
Thailand
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

COMMITTEE ON FORESTRY (COFO)
(1998-99)

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Democratic People's
Republic of Korea
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova, Republic of
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Senegal
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tanzania,
United Republic of
Thailand
The Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE (COAG)
(1998-99)

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Bolivia
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Democratic People's
Republic of Korea
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
European Community
(Member Organization)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Lebanon
Lesotho
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Tanzania,
United Republic of
Thailand
The Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

COMMITTEE ON WORLD FOOD SECURITY (CFS)
(1998-99)

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo, Republic of
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Democratic People's
Republic of Korea Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
European Community
(Member Organization)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Senegal
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tanzania
Thailand
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

WFP EXECUTIVE BOARD 1999

Term of office expiring Elected by FAO Council Elected by ECOSOC
31 December 1999 Australia (D)1
Brazil (C)
Jordan (B)
Senegal (A)
Slovakia (E)
Spain (D)2
Angola (A)
Belgium (D)
Ethiopia (A)
Iran, Islamic Republic of (B)
Japan (D)
Mexico (C)
31 December 2000 Bangladesh (B)3
Burundi (A)
El Salvador (C)
Netherlands (D)
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of (B)3
United States of America (D)
Finland (D)
Indonesia (B)
Norway (D)
Pakistan (B)
Russian Federation (E)
Sierra Leone (A)
31 December 2001 Canada (D)
China (B)
Cuba (C)
Germany (D)
Lesotho (A)
Sudan (A)
Congo, Republic of (A)
Denmark (D)
Haiti (C)
Morocco (A)
Sweden (D)
Yemen (B)

1 Elected to replace France, which resigned in November 1997.

2 Elected to replace Switzerland, which resigned in November 1998.

3 One of these seats rotates between the States included in List B (1998-2000) and those
in List C (2001-2003).