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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 SOLER1

 

Brazil

 

Non-Annex I / GRULAC

 

Mr. Paul Herbert OQUIST KELLEY

 

Nicaragua

 

Non-Annex I / GRULAC

Ms. Bernarditas MULLER
(Co-Chair)

 

Philippines

 

Non-Annex I

 

Mr. Hussein Alfa (Seyni) NAFO

 

Mali

 

Non-Annex I

Mr. Georg BØRSTING
(Co-Chair)

 

Norway

 

Annex I

 

Mr. Jozef BUYS

 

Belgium

 

Annex I

 

Mr. Randy CARUSO

 

United States of America

 

Annex I

 

Ms. Outi HONKATUKIA

 

Finland

 

Annex I

 

Mr. Peter HORNE

 

Australia

 

Annex I

 

Mr. Kazuhiro IRYU

 

Japan

 

Annex I

 

Mr. Stefan SCHWAGER

 

Switzerland

 

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 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 (Bolivia) will serve the second year of the term (2018).


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