Codex Executive Committee
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 36th session of Commission, The following officials were re-elected: as Chairperson Mr Sanjay Dave (India), and as Vice-Chairpersons: Dr Samuel Godefroy (Canada), Mrs Awilo Ochieng Pernet (Switzerland), and Professor Samuel Sefa-Dedeh (Ghana).
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|
Requests for Comments
- List of Circulating Letters/Comments due for Codex Committees: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/circular-letters/en/
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