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Committee Decisions

32 COM 16B

REPORT ON THE EXECUTION OF THE 2006-2007 BUDGET AND ADJUSTMENTS TO THE 2008-2009 BUDGET

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-08/32.COM/16A and WHC-08/32.COM/16B;

2. Asks the Chairperson to establish an informal working group, comprised of World Heritage Committee members, for the following purposes:

a) examine ways to ensure the continuity, efficiency and effectiveness of the World Heritage work and the sustainability of the World Heritage Fund in a context of increasing workload and a fixed budget, including measures to ensure adequate resourcing for the World Heritage Centre and Advisory Bodies to meet their responsibilities;

b) recommend measures that can be implemented by the Director General of UNESCO, by the World Heritage Committee and by the General Assembly of States Parties.

3. Requests the informal working group to submit its report to the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009, with a view to presenting recommendations to the General Assembly of States Parties at its seventeenth session in 2009.

Themes: Budget
Session: 32COM