C 99/13


Conference

Thirtieth Session

Rome, 12-23 November 1999

ADMISSION TO THE SESSION OF REPRESENTATIVES AND OBSERVERS OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

1. In accordance with Rule XVII-1 of the General Rules of the Organization (GRO), the Director-General has invited the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies listed in Appendix A to send their representatives to the Thirtieth Session of the Conference.

2. In accordance with Rule XVII-2 GRO, the Director-General has invited the Intergovernmental Organizations with which FAO has concluded an agreement providing for representation to send observers (Appendix B).

3. In accordance with Rule XVII-3 GRO, and with paragraph 19(a) of the "FAO Policy concerning Relations with International Non-Governmental Organizations" (Basic Texts Vol II, Section P), the Director-General has invited the International Non-Governmental Organizations in consultative status with FAO to send observers (Appendix C).

4. In accordance with Rule XVII-4 GRO, the Director-General has provisionally invited, subject to the approval of the Conference, a number of Intergovernmental Organizations in working relations with FAO to send observers (Appendix D).

5. In accordance with Rule XVII-4 GRO, and with paragraph 21(a) of the "FAO Policy concerning Relations with International Non-Governmental Organizations" (Basic Texts Vol II, Section P), the Director-General has provisionally invited, subject to the approval of the Conference, a number of International Non-Governmental Organizations in specialized consultative status with FAO to send observers (Appendix E).

6. In accordance with Rule XVII-4 GRO, and with the discretional powers recognized in paragraph 25 of the "FAO Policy concerning Relations with International Non-Governmental Organizations" (Basic Texts Vol II, Section P), the Director-General has provisionally invited, subject to the approval of the Conference, a number of International Non-Governmental Organizations in liaison status with FAO to send observers (Appendix F).


APPENDIX A - UNITED NATIONS AND SPECIALIZED AGENCIES INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

UNITED NATIONS

United Nations Secretariat

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP)

World Food Programme (WFP)

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (HABITAT)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations University (UNU)

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

SPECIALIZED AGENCIES

International Labour Organization (ILO)

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco)

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Bank Group (WB)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Universal Postal Union (UPU)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC)

World Tourism Organization (WTO)


APPENDIX B - INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS WITH WHICH FAO HAS A FORMAL AGREEMENT INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

African Development Bank

Council of Europe

Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa

Inter-American Development Bank

Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Technical Advisory Services for Fishery Products in the Asia and Pacific Region (INFOFISH)

International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

International Office of Epizootics

League of Arab States

Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific

Organization of African Unity

Organization of American States

Regional Centre on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development for the Near East


APPENDIX C - INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH FAO INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

Associated Country Women of the World

Caritas Internationalis

Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches

International Chamber of Commerce

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

International Cooperative Alliance

International Council of Women

International Federation of Agricultural Producers

International Federation of Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Union of Family Organizations

World Confederation of Labour

World Federation of Trade Unions

World Federation of United Nations Association

World Union of Catholic Women's Organizations

World Veterans Federation


APPENDIX D - INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS WITH WHICH FAO HAS ESTABLISHED RELATIONS ON THE BASIS OF AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS OR OTHER APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS PROVISIONALLY INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

African Oil Palm Development Association

African Timber Organization

Agence de la Francophonie

Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Arab Organization for Agricultural Development

Arab Planning Institute

Asian Development Bank

Asian Productivity Organization

CAB International

Caribbean Community and Common Market

Caribbean Development Bank

Cattle and Livestock Economic Community

Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in the Arab Region

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

Common Organisation for the Control of the Desert Locust and Grain-Eating Birds

Commonwealth Secretariat

Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries

Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf

Council of Arab Economic Unity

Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries

Economic Community of West African States

Economic Cooperation Organization

European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies

International Coffee Organization

International Commission for Food Industries

International Grains Council

International Institute for the Unification of Private Law

International Olive Oil Council

International Sugar Organization

International Vine and Wine Office

Islamic Development Bank

Italian-Latin American Institute

Latin American Economic System

Latin American Integration Association

North American Plant Protection Organization

Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States

Organization of the Islamic Conference

Permanent Council of the International Convention of Stresa for the Use of Appellations d'origine and Denomination of Cheeses (CPCIFS)

Permanent Interstate Committee for Draught Control in the Sahel

Permanent Secretariat of the General Treaty on Central American Economic Integration

Permanent South Pacific Commission

Regional International Organization for Plant Protection and Animal Health

Secretaría General de la Comunidad Andina

Secretariat of the Pacific Community

South Pacific Bureau for Economic Cooperation

Southern African Development Community

Union douanière et économique de l'Afrique centrale

West Africa Rice Development Association

West African Development Bank

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS WHICH DO NOT HAVE FORMAL RELATIONS WITH FAO PROVISIONALLY INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

These organizations were established with the assistance of FAO and the Director-General exercises depository functions in respect of their founding agreements. Their activities are considered of interest and relevant to the items for discussion on the Conference agenda

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Africa (CIRDAfrica)

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP)

Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in Latin America and the Caribbean (INFOPESCA)

Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Cooperation Services for Fishery Products in Africa (INFOPECHE)

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)


APPENDIX E - INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN SPECIALIZED CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH FAO PROVISIONALLY INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

Collaborative International Pesticides Analytical Council

Confederation of Food and Drink Industries of the EEC

Consumers International

European Confederation of Agriculture

Global Crop Protection Federation

Grain and Feed Trade Association

International Association of Agricultural Economists

International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists

International Association of Horticultural Producers

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

International Committee for Animal Recording

International Council of Scientific Unions

International Dairy Federation

International Federation of Agricultural Journalists

International Federation for Home Economics

International Fishmeal and Oil Manufacturers Association

International Life Sciences Institute

International Organization for Standardisation

International Union of Food Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Association

International Union of Food Science and Technology

International Union of Forestry Research Organization

International Union of Nutritional Sciences

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Inter-Parliamentary Union

Rural Advancement Foundation International

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

World Association for Animal Production

World Conservation Union

World Federation of Agricultural and Food Workers


APPENDIX F - INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN LIAISON STATUS WITH FAO PROVISIONALLY INVITED TO THE CONFERENCE

African Regional Agricultural Credit Association

American Fisheries Society

Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association

Asian Cultural Forum on Development

Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

Association of Interbalkan Women's Cooperation Societies

Association of Partially or Wholly French-Language Universities

Caribbean Agricultural Credit Association

Committee of Agricultural Organizations in the EEC

Dairy Society International

Environment Liaison Centre International

European Association for Research on Plant Breeding

European Association of Agricultural Economists

European Food Law Association

Federation of the European Salmon and Trout Growers

Food for the Hungry International

Greenpeace International

Institut international Jacques Maritain

International Alliance of Women

International Association for Cereal Science and Technology

International Association for Water law

International Association of Seed Crushers

International Association of the "Maisons familiales rurales"

International Catholic Rural Association

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers

International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity

International Council of Catholic Men

International Council on Jewish Social and Welfare Services

International Council on Social Welfare

International Federation of Business and Professional Women

International Federation of Fruit Juice Producers

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

International Fertilizer Industry Association

International Food Policy Research Institute

International Institute for Applied System Analysis

International Law Association

International Pulse Trade and Industry Confederation

International Raiffeisen Union

International Union for Cooperation towards Development

International Union of Biological Sciences

International Union of Latin Notaries

Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions

Latin American Association of Development Organisations and Plants

Life Institute

Near East-North Africa Regional Agricultural Credit Association

Pan African Federation of Agricultural Trade Unions

Rotary International

Society for International Development

World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

World Organization of the Scout Movement

World Sugar Research Organization