Composition of the Members of the Board 2007 - 2009

Term of office relates to the standard three-year periods for which Member States are elected by ECOSOC (□) or FAO Council (●) respectively. Member States may stand down for one or two years within this period, offering their seat to another Member State.

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Term of office expiring at the end of

List A
2007
2008
2009
Cabo Verde
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Democratic Republic of the Congo
FAO Council
Null
Null
Ethiopia
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Niger
FAO Council
Null
Null
Sudan
Null
FAO Council
Null

Sudan occupies the seat for 2007 and 2008. This seat was initially occupied by Algeria, elected in November 2005 for the three-year period 2006/2007/2008. Algeria indicated that it would occupy the seat for one year only in 2006 and would resign in favor of Sudan, effective 31 December 2006; this was confirmed in writing in November 2006.

United Republic of Tanzania
Null
FAO Council
Null

The rotating seat is occupied by a country of List A for 2000/2001/2002, List B for 2003/2004/2005, List A for 2006/2007/2008 and List C for 2009/2010/2011. After this a new pattern should be agreed among the Member States.

Tunisia
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Zambia
Null
Null
FAO Council
Zimbabwe
Null
ECOSOC
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List B
2007
2008
2009
China
ECOSOC
Null
Null
India
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Indonesia
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Kuwait
FAO Council
Null
Null

Kuwait, which was elected for 2005/2006/2007, resigned in favor of Thailand for 2005. At the end of 2005, Thailand resigned in favor of Kuwait, effective 1 January 2006, which will occupy it for 2006 and 2007.

Pakistan
Null
Null
FAO Council
Philippines
Null
Null
FAO Council
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List C
2007
2008
2009
Colombia
Null
FAO Council
Null
Cuba
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Haiti
FAO Council
Null
Null
Mexico
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Peru
Null
Null
FAO Council
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List D
2007
2008
2009
Australia
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Austria
Null
FAO Council
Null
Canada
FAO Council
Null
Null
Germany
FAO Council
Null
Null
Japan
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Netherlands
Null
Null
FAO Council
New Zealand
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Norway
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Sweden
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Switzerland
Null
FAO Council
Null
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Null
ECOSOC
Null
United States of America
Null
Null
FAO Council
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List E
2007
2008
2009
Russian Federation
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Slovenia
Null
FAO Council
Null
Ukraine
Null
ECOSOC
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null