Commission on Asian and Oceanian Affairs

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Asian and Oceanian Commission Chair 2017-2021

Dr Akio Ikeda elected Commission Chair for the 2017-2021 Term

The first round of voting yielded the following results with a tie for most votes: Akio Ikeda (7 votes), Shichuo Li (7 votes), Satish Jain (4 votes), Leonor Cabral Lim (1 vote) and Dede Gunawan (1 vote).

The Elections Committee is pleased to announce that during the subsequent run-off election, Akio Ikeda was elected Chair of the Asian and Oceanian region for the 2017-21 term, having received 10 out of the 17 votes submitted (59%).

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all candidates who took part and hope that you will join us in congratulating Dr. Ikeda on his success and wish him a successful tenure.

Akio Ikeda
(Japan)
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Asian and Oceanian Elected Officers 2017-2021

Commission Members

The following candidates received the most votes and have accepted their elections.

John Dunne
(Australia, 14 votes)
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Seung Bong Hong
(South Korea, 12 votes) 
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Man Mohan Mehndiratta
(India, 7 votes)
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Jiong Qin
(China, 8 votes)
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The remaining candidates received the following votes: Howan Leung (6 votes), Suryani Gunadharma (6 votes).

Letters from Election Commission

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Asian & Oceanian Regional Commission 2009-2013