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Executive Committee of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CCEXEC)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-702
Acronym CCEXEC
Document Reference CX/EXEC
Name Executive Committee of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
Terms of Reference See the Rules of Procedure of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairpersons of the Commission, and the Coordinators appointed on the basis of Rule IV together with seven further Members elected by the Commission at regular sessions from among the Members of the Commission, one each coming from the following geographic locations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Near East, North America, South-West Pacific. Not more than one delegate from any one country shall be a member of the Executive Committee.
Status Active
Host GovernmentUN-ECE/Codex Alimentarius

Current Members of the Executive Committee:

Chairperson Mrs Awilo Ochieng Pernet (Switzerland);

Vice-Chairpersons Mr Guilherme Antonio da Costa Jr. (Brazil), Ms Yayoi Tsujiyama (Japan) and Mr Mahamadou Sako (Mali);

Members of the Executive Committee elected on a geographic basis:

Africa: Nigeria
Asia: Malaysia
Europe: Norway
Latin America & the Caribbean: Mexico
Near East: Tunisia
North America: Canada
South-West Pacific: New Zealand

Members of the Commission appointed as Coordinators:

Africa: Kenya
Asia: India
Europe: Netherlands
Latin America & the Caribbean: Chile
Near East: Iran
North America & South-West Pacific: Vanuatu

Updated on: 01-02-2016
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