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Standing Committee on Finance - Members

The Standing Committee on Finance is composed of the following:

  • Ten members from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (Annex I Parties);
  • Ten members from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (non-Annex I Parties), including two members each from the African, Asia-Pacific, and the Latin America and Caribbean States, one member from a small island developing State and one member from a least developed country Party.

It is composed of members nominated by Parties for approval by the Conference of the Parties, who shall have the necessary experience and skills, notably in the areas of climate change, development and finance, taking into account the need to achieve gender balance in accordance with decision 36/CP.7. Members serve for a term of two years, with the option of seeking additional terms.

Status of Standing Committee on Finance membership for the year 2017:

Member
Country Constituency
Mr. Mohamed NASR
Egypt
Non-Annex I / Africa
Mr. Richard SHERMAN
South Africa
Non-Annex I / Africa
Mr. Muhammad Imran KHAN Pakistan
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific
Mr. Ayman SHASLY Saudi Arabia Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific
Ms. Diann BLACK LAYNE
Antigua and Barbuda
Non-Annex I / SIDS
Ms. Edith KATEME-KASAJJA Uganda
Non-Annex I / LDC
Mr. Rafael DA SOLER2
Brazil
Non-Annex I / GRULAC
Mr. Paul Herbert OQUIST KELLEY
Nicaragua
Non-Annex I / GRULAC
Ms. Bernarditas MULLER
Philippines
Non-Annex I
Mr. Houssein Alfa (Seyni) NAFO
(Co-Chair)
Mali
Non-Annex I
Mr. Georg BØRSTING1
Norway
Annex I
Mr. Jozef BUYS
Belgium
Annex I
Mr. Randy CARUSO1
United States of America
Annex I
Ms. Outi HONKATUKIA
(Co-Chair)
Finland
Annex I
Mr. Yorio ITO1
Japan
Annex I
Mr. Stephan KELLENBERGER1
Switzerland
Annex I
Mr. Russell MILES1
Australia
Annex I
Ms. Gemma O'REILLY
Ireland
Annex I
Mr. Pieter TERPSTRA
The Netherlands
Annex I
Mr. Ismo ULVILA
European Union
Annex I

NOTES
1 Current officer remains in office until the successor is elected.
2 The Chair of GRULAC has informed the secretariat that Mr. Rafael da Soler (Brazil) will serve the first year of the term (2017) and Mr René Orellana (Brazil) will serve the second year of the term (2018).


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