Updated June 2020

(6)     The Continuing Committee

(A)       The members of the Continuing Committee shall consist of one representative from each of the following geographical regions.  No country can be represented on the Continuing Committee for more than two successive terms.  

Region I          North America (Canada, United States of America).

Region II        Central America and Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago)

Region III       South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)

Region IV       South Asia (Bhutan, Brunei, East Timor, Nepal, Singapore, Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam).

Region V         Oceania (Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu).Region VI       East Asia (China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea).

Region VII     Middle East (Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen).

Region VIII     Mediterranean (Israel, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Vatican City).

Region IX        Europe, excluding regions VIII and X (Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom).

Region X         Northern Eurasia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan).

Region XI       Africa, excluding region VIII (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, , Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, , Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe).Congress President or nominee of the host country of the immediately preceding Congress.