Codex Executive Committee
Committee & Task Forces
The Executive Committee acts as the executive organ of the Commission between sessions of the Commission. Its composition is designed to provide an adequate representation of the various geographical areas to which members of the Commission belong. In addition to the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons, seven members are elected by the Commission at the regular session, one coming from the following regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin American and the Caribbean, Near East, North America, and the South-West Pacific. Other members consist of the six Regional Coordinators.
The Committee may make proposals to the Commission regarding the work of the Commission, study special problems, and serves as the standard management body. The Committee generally meets prior to each session, and at other times during the year.
At the 31st session of Commission, Dr. Karen Hulebak of the United States was elected Chairperson. Elected to serve as Vice-Chairpersons were: Mr. Sanjay Dave, India; Mr. Ben Manyindo, Uganda; and, Mr. Knud Ostergaard, Denmark.
Member countries of the Executive Committee are:
|Members on a Geographical Basis||Regional Coordinators|
|Africa: Kenya||Africa: Cameroon|
|Asia: China||Asia: Japan|
|Europe: France||Europe: Poland|
|Latin America & Caribbean: Jamaica||LAC: Costa Rica|
|Near East: Tunisia||NASWP: Papua New Guinea|
|North America: United States of America||Near East: Lebanon|
|South West Pacific: Australia|
|Documents for Reference, Upcoming Sessions (PDF Only unless otherwise noted)|
|Document Number||Subject Matter||Agenda Item|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/1||Provisional Agenda||1|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/3||Critical Review - New Work||2(b)|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/4||Applicatons for Observer Status in Codex||5|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/5||Proposal for the Use of a Codex "Logo" or "Mark"||7a|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/6||Proposals to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the CAC||7b|
|CX/EXEC 12/67/6 Rev. 1||Discussion Paper|
Documents for Comment
|Current CCEXEC Documents Requesting Comments|
|CX or CL||Subject||Comments Due||Send comments to:|
|None at this time|
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