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Committee Decisions

35 COM 18

Election of the Bureau of the 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2012)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Recalling its Decision 34 COM 18, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010), which elected a Bureau whose mandate began at the end of its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010) until the end of its 35th session (UNESCO Headquarters, 2011),

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) Ms Eleonora Mitrofanova (Russian Federation) as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 35th session of the Committee (UNESCO Headquarters, 2011) until the end of the 36h session of the Committee (June/July 2012);

b) United Arab Emirates,

    Mexico,

    France,

    Australia (until the 18th session of the General Assembly) and

    South Africa

as Vice-Chairpersons of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandates will begin at the end of the 35th session of the Committee (UNESCO, 2011) until the end of the 36th session of the Committee (June/July 2012);

c) The Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will be until the end of the 36th session of the Committee (June/July 2012) will be designated during the 18th session of the General Assembly (UNESCO, 2011);

3. Further decides that the Bureau of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2013) will be elected at the end of the 36th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2012) in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee.

Themes: Working methods and tools
Session: 35COM