The Circular letter CL-18/51 was inviting Member States to confirm current
chairs and vice-chairs or to nominate new candidates for the roles of chair and vice-chair of the
Council Working Groups (CWGs) and Expert Group, by 15 November 2018. The groups (see below) were confirmed by PP-18, and additionally, the Extraordinary Session of Council 2019, held on 16 November 2018, confirmed their respective Chairs; but no decision was taken regarding Vice-Chairs.
In this connection, CL-19/9 was sent on 12 March 2019, so to allow more time for possible new nomination or re-confirmation of Vice-Chairmen; and the definitive nomination of candidatures for Vice-Chairmanship will be confirmed by the 2019 Session of the Council.
In the meantime, below is the list of current Council working groups and Expert group, as well as the list of Chairs and Vice-Chairs and their current status: pending confirmation from their Member States [pending], re-confirmed by their Member States [confirmed], or newly proposed candidates [new]. (last update: 18 June 2019)