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Executive Committee of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CCEXEC)

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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 GovernmentFAO (Rome) and WHO (Geneva)

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: Kenya
Asia: China
Europe: France
Latin America & the Caribbean: Jamaica
Near East: Tunisia
North America: Canada
South-West Pacific: New Zealand

Members of the Commission appointed as Coordinators:

Africa: Cameroon
Asia: Thailand
Europe: Netherlands
Latin America & the Caribbean: Costa Rica
Near East: Lebanon
North America & South-West Pacific: Papua New Guinea

Updated on: 05-10-2015
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