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Committee Decisions

34 COM 18

Election of the Bureau of the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (June 2011)

The World Heritage Committee,

 1. Recalling its Decision 33 COM 18, adopted at its 33rd session (Seville, 2009), which elected a Bureau whose mandate began at the end of its 33rd session (Seville, 2009) until the end of its 34th session (Brasilia, July-August 2010),

2. Decides to elect, in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, a Bureau with the following composition:

a) H.E. Sh. Mai bint Muhammad Al Khalifa (Bahrain) as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 34th session of the Committee (Brasilia, 2010) until the end of the 35th session of the Committee (Bahrain, June 2011); 

b) Barbados,

    Cambodia,

    Estonia,

    South Africa, and

    Switzerland 

as Vice-Chairpersons of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandates will begin at the end of the 34th session of the Committee (Brasilia, 2010) until the end of the 35th session of the Committee (Bahrain, June 2011);

c) Mr. Ould Sidi Ali (Mali) as the Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 34th session of the Committee (Brasilia, 2010) until the end of the 35th session of the Committee (Bahrain, June, 2011);

3. Further decides that the Bureau of the 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2012) will be elected at the end of the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee (Bahrain, June 2011) in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee.

Themes: Working methods and tools
Session: 34COM