Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
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In accordance with the provisions of article 2 of Annex II to the Convention, "the Commission shall consist of twenty-one members who shall be experts in the field of geology, geophysics or hydrography, elected by States Parties to the Convention from among their nationals, having due regard to the need to ensure equitable geographical representation, who shall serve in their personal capacities".
On 6 and 7 June 2012, the Twenty-second Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea elected 20 members of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf for a term of five years, commencing from 16 June 2012 and ending on 15 June 2017. At that time, the election of 1 member of the Commission has been postponed. On 19 December 2012, the Meeting of States Parties elected Mr. Szymon Uścinowicz (Poland) as member of the Commission. His term of office started on 19 December 2012 and will end on 15 June 2017.
The members of the Commission are:
MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON THE LIMITS OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF
|Arshad, Muhammad||(Pakistan)||From SPLOS/240|
|Awosika, Lawrence Folajimi||(Nigeria)||From SPLOS/240|
|Carrera Hurtado, Galo||(Mexico)||From SPLOS/240|
|Charles, Francis L.||(Trinidad and Tobago)||From SPLOS/240|
|Glumov, Ivan F.||(Russian Federation)||From SPLOS/240|
|Haworth, Richard Thomas||(Canada and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)||From SPLOS/240|
|Heinesen, Martin Vang||(Denmark)||From SPLOS/240|
|Kalngui, Emmanuel||(Cameroon)||From SPLOS/240|
|Lu, Wenzheng||(China)||From SPLOS/240|
|Madon, Mazlan Bin||(Malaysia)||From SPLOS/240|
|Mahanjane, Estevao Stefane||(Mozambique)||From SPLOS/240|
|Marques, Jair Alberto Ribas||(Brazil)||From SPLOS/240|
|Njuguna, Simon||(Kenya)||From SPLOS/240|
|Oduro, Isaac Owusu||(Ghana)||From SPLOS/240|
|Park, Yong Ahn||(Republic of Korea)||From SPLOS/240|
|Paterlini, Carlos Marcelo||(Argentina)||From SPLOS/240|
|Rajan, Sivaramakrishnan||(India)||From SPLOS/240|
|Roest, Walter R.||(Netherlands)||From SPLOS/240|
|Urabe, Tetsuro||(Japan)||From SPLOS/240|
Mr. Lawrence Folajimi Awosika
Messrs. Carrera, Jaoshvili, Park and Roest
Members: Messrs. Heinesen, Jaoshvili, Kalngui, Marques and Park
The Committee elected Mr. Park as Chairperson and Messrs. Kalngui and Marques as Vice-Chairpersons.
Members: Messrs. Glumov, Haworth, Oduro, Paterlini and Urabe.
The Committee elected Mr. Urabe as Chairperson and Messrs. Haworth and Paterlini as Vice-Chairpersons.
Messrs. Awosika, Carrera, Glumov, Haworth, Heinesen, Madon, Marques, Oduro, Park, Paterlini, Rajan, Roest, and Urabe form the core group of that Committee which has an open-ended membership. The Committee elected Mr. Rajan as its Chairperson and Messrs Haworth and Paterlini as Vice-Chairpersons.
Messrs. Awosika, Carrera, Charles, Haworth, Heinesen, Jaoshvili, Kalngui, Lu, Mahanjane, Marques, Njuguna, Oduro, Park, Paterlini, Rajan and Roest form the core group of the Training Committee which has an open-ended membership. The Committee elected Mr. Carrera as its Chairperson and Messrs Park and Roest as Vice-Chairpersons.