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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 2016:

Country Constituency
Mr. Houssen Alfa (Seyni) NAFO (Co-Chair) Mali Non-Annex I / Africa
Mr. Richard SHERMAN
South Africa
Non-Annex I / Africa
Mr. Ayman SHASLY
Saudi Arabia
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific
Mr. Debasish PRUSTY
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific
Antigua and Barbuda
Non-Annex I / SIDS
Non-Annex I / LDC

Non-Annex I / GRULAC
Mr. Paul Herbert OQUIST KELLEY Nicaragua
Non-Annex I / GRULAC
Mr. Kyekyeku Yaw OPPONG BOADI Ghana
Non-Annex I
Ms. Bernarditas MULLER Philippines Non-Annex I
Mr. Russell MILES Australia Annex I
Mr. Jozef BUYS Belgium
Annex I
Mr. Georg BØRSTING Norway
Annex I
Mr. Randy CARUSO
United States of America Annex I
Ms. Kate DOWEN
United Kingdom Annex I
Ms. Outi HONKATUKIA (Co-Chair) Finland
Annex I
Mr. Yorio ITO
Annex I
Mr. Stephan KELLENBERGER Switzerland Annex I
Mr. Mark STOREY Sweden Annex I
European Union
Annex I

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