CSM Contributions to the CFS AG/Bureau Meeting 2019

13 October 2017, Rome, Italy – Committee on World Food Security CFS 44 Side Event - 54 - Agribusiness Mega-Mergers’ Threat to World Food Security. FAO headquarters. Organizers: CFS Civil Society Mechanism (CSM). FAO  Headquarters. (Red Room)

CSM Contributions to the CFS Joint Meetings of the Advisory Group and Bureau 2019-2020

28 October 2019

This is the first meeting of the new CFS Bureau led by the new CFS Chair Mr. Thanawat Tiensin (Thailand). The new CFS Bureau is composed by: African Region: Mali and Ecuatorial Guinee (Alternates: Cabo Verde and Senegal); Asian Region: India and Indonesia (Alternates: Bangladesh and Republic of Korea); European Region: France and Russian Federation (Alternates: Spain and Switzerland); GRULAG: Brazil and Dominican Republic (Alternates: Argentina and Costa Rica); Near East Region: Afghanistan and Mauritania (Alternates: Iran and Oman); North America: United States (Alternate: Canada); South West Pacific: New Zealand (Alternate: Australia)

The Bureau was tasked to appoint the new CFS Advisory Group, in light also of the CFS Plenary decision that recognises the RBAs as ex-officio members. 

Please find here CFS Bureau Outcomes. The Bureau has elected Mr. Don Syme, the Permanent Representative of New Zealand, as CFS Vice-Chair for the biennium 2019-2021.

Background documents:

CSM Contributions to the CFS Joint Meetings of the Advisory Group and Bureau 2018-2019

20 September 2019

The CFS Chair decided to not convene the joint Advisory Group and Bureau meeting foreseen for 18 of September 2019. The Bureau meeting was nevertheless kept on 20 September. Please find below the background documents informing the meeting and the related Bureau decisions:

Background documents:

22 July 2019

Background Document: 

Background document only for the Bureau meeting of 25 July on the AG Renewal:

3 June 2019

Background documents: 

14 May 2019

Background documents:

4 March 2019

Background Documents:

Background document for Bureau decision on the Advisory Group composition

28 January 2019

Background Documents:

23 November 2018

Background documents:

Bureau meeting of 8 November 2018 for the re-appointment of the Advisory Group

CSM Contributions to the CFS Joint Meetings of the Advisory Group and Bureau 2017-2018

24 September 2018

Background documents: 

23 July 2018

3 May 2018

31 January 2018

December 2017

22 November 2017 

  • Agenda
  • CSM Contributions to the Joint meeting of the CFS Bureau and Advisory Group with the new HLPE Steering Committee

21 November 2017

First Bureau meeting of the new Bureau appointed for the period October 2017 – October 2019 (30 October 2017)

CSM Contributions to the CFS Joint Meetings of the Advisory Group and Bureau 2017

18 September 2017

20 July 2017

7 June 2017

3 May 2017

12 April 2017

Extraordinary meeting called by the CFS Chair “CFS response to worsening food security situation in the world”

6 February 2017

CSM Contributions to the CFS Joint Meetings of the Advisory Group and Bureau 2016 (20 November 2016)

12 September 2016

8 July 2016

31 March 2016

02 February 2016