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DRAFTING COMMITTEES OF CFS

Session

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and the Caribbean

Near East

North America

Southwest Pacific

40th
2013

Algeria,
Côte d'Ivoire

India, Philippines, Rep. of Korea

Austria, Lithuania, Switzerland

Brazil, Dominican Republic

Afghanistan, Sudan

Canada

New Zealand

39th
2012

Gabon,
South Africa

India,
Japan, Thailand

Cyprus, Russian Fed., Sweden, Switzerland

Argentina,
Ecuador

Afghanistan,
Egypt, Jordan

United States of America

Australia

38th
2012

Special Session - No Drafting Committee

37th
2011

Equatorial Guinea,
South Africa

China,
Japan

France,
Poland,
Netherlands,
Russian Fed.

Argentina,
Mexico

Afghanistan,
Syrian Arab Rep.

Canada

New Zealand

36th
2010

Côte d’Ivoire,
Ethiopia

Indonesia, Japan,

Belgium, France,
Germany,

Brazil, Paraguay

Egypt,
Jordan

United States of America

Australia

35th
2009

Kenya,
Lesotho

China,
Japan

Austria,
Sweden

Brazil,
Cuba

Afghanistan,
Egypt, Sudan

Canada

Australia

34th
2008

Gabon,
Ghana

China,
Japan, Philippines

France, Hungary,
Russian Fed.,
Slovak Rep.

Brazil,
Ecuador

Islamic Rep. of Iran, Kuwait

United States of America

Australia

33rd
2007

Congo

China, Japan, Philippines

Austria, Germany,
San Marino, Sweden

Colombia, Paraguay

Islamic Rep. of Iran, Oman

Canada

32nd
2006

Burundi

Indonesia, Japan, Philippines

Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland (EU), San Marino, Switzerland

Brazil, Cuba

Egypt,
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

United States of America

31st
2005

South Africa,
United Rep. of Tanzania

Malaysia,
Rep. of Korea

Netherlands, Norway, Spain,
United Kingdom

Brazil, Colombia

Islamic Rep. of Iran, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Canada

Australia

30th
2004

Congo

Bangladesh, Japan,
Sri Lanka

Austria,
Finland, Netherlands, Romania

Brazil, Colombia

Islamic Rep. of Iran, Sudan

United States of America

Australia

29th
2003

Algeria,
Angola

China,
India

Denmark,
Greece
, Romania, Slovakia

Brazil, Guatemala

Afghanistan, Armenia,
Syrian Arab Rep.

United States of America

New Zealand

28th
2002

Congo,
Morocco

Japan, Thailand

Belgium,
Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain

Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep.of), Brazil

Cyprus,
Jordan,
Oman

Canada

New Zealand

27th
2001

Guinea,
Lesotho

Bangladesh, Japan, Thailand

Belgium, Norway, Sweden,
United Kingdom

Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep.of), Cuba

Egypt, Kuwait

United States of America

Australia

26th
2000

Algeria, Mali

Japan, Pakistan, Philippines

Belgium, Bulgaria,
Italy, Netherlands

Chile, Cuba

Cyprus, Jordan

Canada

New Zealand

25th
1999

Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana

Japan, Philippines, Rep. of Korea

Belgium, Finland

Chile, Haiti

Syrian Arab Rep.

United States of America

Australia

24th
1998

Kenya,
Lesotho,
Morocco

Japan,
Rep. of Korea, Thailand

Belgium, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania

Chile, Ecuador

Islamic Rep. of Iran

Canada

Australia,
New Zealand

23rd
1997

Madagascar, Mauritania,
South Africa

Bangladesh, Japan,
Rep. of Korea

Netherlands,
Romania,
Switzerland 

Chile,
Mexico

Egypt

United States of America

Australia

22nd
1996

Angola,
Burkina Faso

Indonesia,
Japan,
Philippines

Czech Rep.,
Denmark,
Germany,
Russian Fed.

Argentina,
Brazil

Afghanistan,
Saudi Arabia

Canada

New Zealand

21st 1996

Gabon,
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

China,
Japan

Czech Rep.,
Ireland,
Sweden

Brazil,
Haiti 

Jordan,
Afghanistan

United States of America

New Zealand

20th
1995

Senegal,
Uganda

China,
Japan,
Malaysia,
Philippines

Czech Rep.,
Germany,
Italy

Brazil,
Ecuador

Islamic Rep. of Iran,
Oman

Canada

Australia

19th
1994

Congo,
Zimbabwe

Bangladesh,
Japan,
Malaysia

Netherlands,
Sweden,
Switzerland

Brazil,
Peru

Islamic Rep. of Iran,
Kuwait

Canada

New Zealand

18th
1993

Kenya,
Mauritania,
Mauritius

Bangladesh,
Japan,
Malaysia

Ireland,
Sweden,
Turkey

Bolivia,
Guatemala

Afghanistan

United States of America

Australia

17th
1992

Kenya,
Mauritania,
Morocco

Bangladesh,
Japan,
Thailand

Netherlands,
Sweden,
Turkey

Guatemala,
Peru

Syrian Arab Rep.

United States of America

Australia

16th
1991

Cape Verde,
Tunisia

India,
Japan,
Rep. of Korea

Belgium,
Cyprus,
Sweden

Argentina,
Brazil

Jordan,
Sudan

Canada

New Zealand

15th
1990

Lesotho,
Morocco,
Tunisia

Japan,
Pakistan,
Rep. of Korea

Austria,
Finland,
Germany

Costa Rica,
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep.of)

Iraq

United States of America

Australia

14th
1989

Kenya,
Dem. Rep. of the Congo

India,
Indonesia,
Japan

Belgium,
Iceland

Argentina,
Paraguay

Egypt,
Morocco

Canada

Australia

13th
1988

Mauritania,
Senegal,
United Rep. of Tanzania

Japan,
Malaysia

Germany,
Netherlands,
Norway

Peru,
Uruguay

Islamic Rep. of Iran,
Kuwait

United States of America

 

12th
1987

Burkina Faso,
Uganda

India,
Indonesia

Finland,
France,
Netherlands

Brazil,
Panama

Egypt,
Saudi Arabia

Canada

 

11th
1986

Angola,
Ghana

Indonesia,
Japan,
Pakistan

Belgium,
Norway

Brazil,
Peru

Morocco,
Saudi Arabia

United States of America

Australia

10th
1985

Tunisia,
Zambia

India,
Japan,
Philippines

Belgium,
Norway,
Spain

Argentina,
Cuba

Islamic Rep. of Iran,
Pakistan

Canada

 

9th
1984

Cameroon,
Cape Verde,
Lesotho

India,
Philippines

Belgium,
Sweden,
Turkey

Argentina,
Panama

Algeria,
Lebanon

Canada

Australia

8th
1983

Gabon,
Kenya

India,
Japan

France,
Finland

Brazil,
Cuba

Algeria,
Egypt

United States of America

New Zealand

7th
1982

Cameroon,
Madagascar

India,
Indonesia

Switzerland,
United Kingdom

Mexico,
Peru

Cyprus,
Egypt

United States of America

Australia

6th
1981

Sierra Leone,
Tunisia

India,
Bangladesh

France,
Norway

Brazil,
Panama

Iraq

United States of America

New Zealand

5th
1980

Ghana,
Morocco

India,
Philippines

Belgium,
United Kingdom

Mexico

Jordan

United States of America

 

4th
1979

Benin,
Uganda

Indonesia

Sweden,
Switzerland

Colombia

Iraq

United States of America

 

3rd
1978

Kenya

India,
Japan

Belgium,
Yugoslavia

Mexico

Islamic Rep. of Iran

United States of America

 

2nd
1977

Nigeria

Bangladesh

Denmark,
France

Panama

Islamic Rep. of Iran

United States of America

New Zealand

1st
1976

Senegal

Philippines,
Pakistan

Germany,
United Kingdom

Argentina

 

United States of America

Australia

Note: Chair countries are in bold