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The Bureau

The Governing Body elects its Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons, in conformity with its Rules of Procedure. They are collectively referred to as "the Bureau".

These are the members of the Bureau of the Eighth Governing Body session:

  • North America: Ms Christine DAWSON  (United States of America), Chairperson
  • Africa: Mr Claver NGABOYISONGA  (Rwanda)
  • Asia: Mr Akio YAMAMOTO (Japan)
  • Europe: Ms Svanhild-Isabelle BATTA TORHEIM (Norway)
  • GRULAC: Ms Mónica MARTÍNEZ  (Ecuador)
  • Near East: Mr Javad MOZAFARI HASHJN (Iran)
  • South West Pacific: Ms Emily CARROLL (Australia)

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