General Assembly

15th Session of the General Assembly Seoul, Republic of Korea, 11-14 November 2005

From the discussion of the “Framework for Action” in the context of the “Global Agenda”:

“Several participants highlighted actions to include youth and volunteers in decision-making processes and to strive for better gender balance in the composition of decision-making bodies”.

One woman elected to the Development Commission:

  • Mrs. Marja Naarendorp, Suriname RC

One woman was elected to the Youth Commission:

  • Ms Nancy Kareroa, Cook Islands RC

Four women were members of the steering committee for the midterm review of S2010:

  • Mrs. Geri Lau, Singapore RC
  • Mrs. Nivea Garcia de Meerhoff, Uruguay RC
  • Mrs. Razia Essack-Kauaria, Namibian RC
  • Mrs. Zoy Katevas de Sclabos, Chilean RC

Two women were members of the review team:

  • Mrs. Geri Lau, Singapore RC
  • Mrs. Kristiina Kumpula, Finnish RC

Two women were elected to the Finance Commission:

  • Ms. Kathryn Forbes, American RC
  • Mrs. Fasika Kebede, Ethiopian RC

Three women were appointed to the drafting committee:

  • Ms Razia Essack-Kauaria
  • Ms Gwendolyn Nesbitt
  • Ms Kristiina Kumpula (Chairperson supported by Ms Anne Bergh)

Three women were appointed members of the Committee of Scrutineers:

  • Ms Sibongile Regina Hlophe
  • Ms Jelena Pesic
  • Ms Niki Rattle;