Officers of the Advisory Commission

Officers of the Advisory Commission

The Advisory Commission is led by a Chair and a Vice-Chair, each representing a Host country and a Donor country. They are appointed annually at the June meeting of the Advisory Commission from among its members according to alphabetical rotation, and serve for one year beginning 1 July. The Chair alternates at each appointment between a Host and a Donor country.

United Arab Emirates: H.E. Mr. Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi - Assistant Minister for International Development Affairs - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abu Dhabi - UAE

Lebanon: H.E. Mr. -Dr. Hassan Mneymneh - President of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC), Beirut – Lebanon


Bureau of the Sub-Committee of the Advisory Commission

The Bureau, in close consultation with the Advisory Commission Secretariat, enhances the effectiveness of the Advisory Commission, especially in preparation and facilitating of discussions leading to Advisory Commission meetings. The Bureau comprises the Chair of the Sub-Committee of the Advisory Commission, and two Vice-Chairs. These three officers, of which at least one must represent a Host country, are appointed by the Advisory Commission each year at its November session from among its members.

Bureau of the Sub-Committee


EU: Mr. Gerhard Krause, Head of Cooperation, Representative Office of the European Union, Jerusalem


Norway: Mr. Erling Hoem, Deputy Head Representative Office of Norway, Representative Office of Norway, Jerusalem

Egypt: Mr. Magdi M. Elderini, Counselor - Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Egypt, Amman