The Executive Committee comprises 20 members, with a balanced representation of Annex I and non-Annex I Parties, as agreed at COP20 (December 2014):
- 10 members from Annex I Parties;
- 10 members from non-Annex I Parties, of which; 2 members from each of the African States, the Asia-Pacific States, and the Latin American and Caribbean States, 1 member from SIDS, 1 member from the LDC Parties, and 2 additional members from non-Annex I Parties.
The members nominated to the Executive Committee are:
|Mr. Vhalinavho KHAVHAGALI (Co-Chair)||South Africa||Non-Annex I / Africa|
|Mr. Idy NIANG||Senegal||Non-Annex I / Africa|
|Ms. Pepetua Election LATASI||Tuvalu||Non-Annex I / Asia Pacific|
|Mr. Nurul QUADIR||Bangladesh||Non-Annex I / Asia Pacific|
|Mr. Antonio CANAS||El Salvador||Non-Annex I / Latin American and Caribbean States|
|Mr. Orville GREY||Jamaica||Non-Annex I / Latin American and Caribbean States|
|Mr. Adao Soares BARBOSA||Timor-Leste||Non-Annex I / LDC|
|Ms. Dawn PIERRE-NATHONIEL||Saint Lucia||Non-Annex I / SIDS|
|Mr. Nedal KATBEHBADER||Palestine||Non-Annex I|
|Ms. Ekaterine MIKADZE||Georgia||Non-Annex I|
|Mr. Farhan AKHTAR||United States of America||Annex I|
|Ms. Monika ANTOSIK||Poland||Annex I|
|Mr. Thomas DE LANNOY||European Union||Annex I|
|Ms. Cornelia JÄGER||Austria||Annex I|
|Mr. Erling KVERNEVIK (Co-Chair)||Norway||Annex I|
|Mr. Russell MILES||Australia||Annex I|
|Mr. Malcolm RIDOUT||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||Annex I|
|Mr. Valeriy SEDYAKIN||Russian Federation||Annex I|
|Mr. Kimio TAKEYA||Japan||Annex I|
|Mr. Christoph VON STECHOW||Germany||Annex I|
Half of those members are elected initially for a term of three years, and half for a term of two years.
The COP encouraged Parties to nominate to the Executive Committee experts with the diversity of experience and knowledge relevant to loss and damage associated with climate change impacts, taking into account the goal of gender balance pursuant to decision 23/CP.18.
The Executive Secretary invited Parties to submit nominations for the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (See the message to Parties for more details).
For information on the election and membership of the bodies of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, please click here.