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Finance Committee (CC-704)

Next Session FC - 199th Session - 20-24 May 2024
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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article V


Established as the "Committee on Financial Control" (CFC) by a Resolution of the Conference at its Third Session (1947) as successor to the Sub-Committee on Finance. In 1958, the name was changed to Finance Committee. Its size and structure were modified by the Conference at its Thirty-sixth Session in 2009 (Resolution 6/2009, C 2009/REP, para. 140).

Rules of Procedure

See Basic Texts, Vol. I - Section F, Rules of Procedure of the Finance Committee

Category Cat.1

To assist the Council in exercising control over the financial administration of the Organization. Its functions are set out in Rule XXVII of the General Rules of the Organization. The Finance Committee holds concurrent sessions with the Programme Committee during the second year of the biennium (Rule XXVIII of the General Rules of the Organization), and sometimes also in the first year.

Secretary, Finance Committee Mr David McSherry

Representatives of 12 Member Nations and a Chairperson elected by the Council from specific regions as determined by the Conference for the purpose of Council elections. Members of the Committee shall appoint as their representatives individuals who have shown a continued interest in the objectives and activities of the Organization, have participated in Conference or Council sessions and have special competence and experience in administrative and financial matters. Members of the Committee are elected for a period of two years at the session of the Council following the regular session of the Conference and they are eligible for reappointment.

Chairperson Mr Mina Rizk (Egypt)
  • Australia (Ms Emma Hatcher)
  • China (Mr LI Bo)
  • Congo (Mr Bienvenu Ntsouanva)
  • Dominican Republic (Ms Berioska Morrison González)
  • India (Mr Jujjavarapu Balaji)
  • Kuwait (Mr Sultan Alotaibi)
  • Mexico (Mr Miguel Jorge García Winder)*
  • Morocco (Mr Abdellah Larhmaid)
  • Oman (Ms Fadia Aljamal)
  • Sweden (Ms Pernilla Ivarsson)
  • United Kingdom (Mr Christopher Mace)
  • United States of America (Mr Rodney M. Hunter)

*   Please see the list of Substitute Representatives for the Current sessions.


Substitute Representatives

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Current term of office July 2023 - June 2025
Languages (used during the current mandate) Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish
Document symbol FC
Frequency of Sessions At least twice a year
Division Finance Division (CSF)
Contact information/email

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First Session Committee on Financial Control, December 1947; Finance Committee, March 1958.