CL 117/INF/6


Council

Hundred and Seventeenth Session

Rome, 9-11 November 1999

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

 

I. INTRODUCTION - PROCEDURE OF THE SESSION

1. Adoption of the Agenda and Timetable
MS Competence - MS Vote
2. Election of Three Vice-Chairpersons, and Designation of the Chairperson and Members of the Drafting Committee
MS Competence - MS Vote

II. FAO ACTIVITIES

3. Preparations for the Thirtieth Session of the FAO Conference, including:  
3.1 Nominations of the Chairperson of the Conference, and of the Chairpersons of the Commissions of the Conference (Recommendations to the Conference)
MS Competence - MS Vote
3.2 Election of the Nominations Committee
MS Competence - MS Vote
3.3 Margarita Lizárraga Medal
MS Competence - MS Vote
4. Outcome of the Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent (Rome, July 1999)
Mixed Competence - EC Vote
5. Outcome of the Conference on the Multi-Functional Character of Agriculture and Land (Maastricht, September 1999)
Mixed Competence - EC Vote
6. Regional Representation at the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research)
Mixed Competence - MS Vote

III. PROGRAMME, BUDGETARY, FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

7. Programme of Work and Budget 2000-2001
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
8. FAO Strategic Framework 2000-2015 (Version 4.0)
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
9. Report of the Joint Meeting of the Programme Committee and the Finance Committee (Rome, September 1999)
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
10. Report of the 82nd Session of the Programme Committee (Rome, September 1999)
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
11. Report of the 93rd Session of the Finance Committee (Rome, September 1999)
11.1 Financial Position of the Organization
MS Competence - MS Vote
11.2 Scale of Contributions - 2000-2001
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
11.3 Other Matters Arising out of the Report
MS Competence - MS Vote

IV. CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL MATTERS

12. Report of the 70th Session of the Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters (Rome, September 1999)
Mixed Competence - EC Vote
13. Amendment to the Staff Regulations
MS Competence - MS Vote
14. Other Constitutional and Legal Matters
14.1 Invitations to Non-Member Nations to Attend FAO Sessions
MS Competence - MS Vote
14.2 Applications for Membership in the Organization
MS Competence - MS Vote

V. OTHER MATTERS

15. Calendar of FAO Governing Bodies and Other Main Sessions (1998-99)
MS Competence - MS Vote
16. Any Other Matters*
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
 

Information Documents will be tabled on the following subjects:

A. High-Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information, Rome, 4-6 October 1999
Mixed Competence - MS Vote
B. Progress Report on Preparations for the International Year of Mountains
Mixed Competence - MS Vote

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* Representatives wishing to comment on Information Documents will be given an opportunity to do so under Item 16 - Any Other Matters