Composition of the Members of the Board 2008 - 2010

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
2008
2009
2010
Algeria
FAO Council
Null
Null

Algeria was elected for the term 2006/2007/2008. Algeria resigned in favor of Sudan for the year 2007 and retrieved the seat effective 1 January 2008 and for the remainder of term (i.e. for 2008).

Burundi
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Cabo Verde
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Null
Null
FAO Council
Guinea
Null
Null
FAO Council
Sudan
Null
Null
ECOSOC
United Republic of Tanzania
FAO Council
Null
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.

Zambia
Null
FAO Council
Null
Zimbabwe
ECOSOC
Null
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List B
2008
2009
2010
India
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Indonesia
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Kuwait
Null
Null
FAO Council
Pakistan
Null
FAO Council
Null
Philippines
Null
FAO Council
Null
Thailand
Null
Null
ECOSOC
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List C
2008
2009
2010
Colombia
FAO Council
Null
Null
Cuba
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Haiti
Null
Null
FAO Council
Mexico
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Peru
Null
FAO Council
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List D
2008
2009
2010
Australia
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Belgium
Null
ECOSOC
Null

New Zealand was elected for the term 2007/2008/2009. New Zealand resigned in favor of Belgium effective 31 December 2007 and for the remainder of the term (i.e. 2008, 2009).

Canada
Null
Null
FAO Council
Finland
FAO Council
Null
Null

Switzerland was elected for the term 2006/2007/2008. Switzerland resigned in favor of Finland effective 1 January 2007 and for the remainder of term (i.e. for 2008).

Germany
Null
Null
FAO Council
Italy
FAO Council
Null
Null

Austria was elected for the term 2006/2007/2008. Austria resigned in favor of Italy effective 1 January 2007 and for the remainder of term (i.e. for 2008).

Japan
ECOSOC
Null
Null
Netherlands
Null
FAO Council
Null
Norway
Null
Null
ECOSOC
Sweden
Null
ECOSOC
Null
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
ECOSOC
Null
Null
United States of America
Null
FAO Council
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null
List E
2008
2009
2010
Russian Federation
Null
ECOSOC
Null
Slovenia
FAO Council
Null
Null
Ukraine
ECOSOC
Null
Null
ECOSOC
FAO Council
Null