The Commission, at its fifty-sixth
session held in June 2000, elected the seventh Governing Board of
the Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of
Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics
of Asia and the Pacific (CGPRT Centre). The current Governing Board
comprises the following 10 countries: Bangladesh, France, India,
Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri
Lanka and Thailand. In accordance with the Statute of the Centre,
the three-year term of the present Governing Board members ends
at this session of the Commission. The Commission will, therefore,
elect the new members of the Governing Board of the CGPRT Centre
during this session for the next three years.
|CONFERENCE BULLETIN NO. 2 - Rev.
ELECTION OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE REGIONAL
CO-ORDINATION CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
OF COARSE GRAINS, PULSES, ROOTS AND
TUBER CROPS IN THE HUMID TROPICS
OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
The Statute of the Centre stipulates
that the Governing Board shall consist of one representative nominated
by the host country of the Centre, namely, Indonesia, and not
less than eight representatives nominated by other members and
associate members of ESCAP. The Governing Board members will be
elected for a period of three years and shall be eligible for
re-election. The cost of participation of the Governing Board
members in all meetings of the Governing Board will be borne by
the Governments concerned, as is the case with all legislative
bodies of the Commission. To ensure continuity in the work of
the Governing Board, elected member countries are expected to
later designate one representative who would, as far as possible,
serve on the Governing Board throughout the period of such membership.
To facilitate the election of
the Governing Board during this Commission session, delegations
are requested to inform the Secretary of the Commission, Mr. F.A.
Uriarte, Jr., if their Governments desire to seek election to
the Governing Board. A sample format for submission of nomination
for election of the Governing Board is attached. The receipt of
nominations will be closed at 12:00 hours on Tuesday, 22 April
Under the new arrangements
for the fifty-ninth session of the Commission as announced by
the Executive Secretary on 15 April 2003, the election
of the members of the Governing Board of CGPRT will be held in
the afternoon of Thursday, 24 April 2003 under
agenda item 8 (a). Those delegations which have not yet informed
the Secretary of the Commission of their desire to submit a nomination
are urged to do so as early as possible.
|/ NOMINATION FORM
ELECTION OF THE EIGHTH GOVERNING BOARD
OF THE CGPRT CENTRE
Dear Mr. Uriarte,
Regarding the election of the eighth
Governing Board of the CGPRT Centre, I am pleased to inform you
that the Government of ….…….............................................
desires to seek election (re-election) to the Governing Board of
the CGPRT Centre for the next term. I would appreciate if you would
make necessary arrangement in that regard.
|| Yours sincerely,
*/ To be submitted to Mr. F.A. Uriarte, Jr., Secretary of the
Commission, at the latest by 12:00 hours on Tuesday, 22 April
2003 (Fax (66-2) 288-1000).