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Codex Executive Committee

The Executive Committee acts as the executive organ of the Commission between sessions of the Commission .It consists of the Chairperson and Vice Chairpersons of the Commission and seven members, elected by the Commission at the regular session, one each coming from the following geographical regions:

Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Near East, and North America and the South-West Pacific.

The Executive Committee may make proposals to the Commission regarding the general orientation and programme of work of the Commission, study special problems and help implement the program as approved by the Commission.

The Committee normally meets prior to each session of the Commission, in the intervening year, and at other times if deemed necessary.