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Committee Decisions

29 COM 19

Election of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and Rapporteur

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Recalling Decision 28 COM 23, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004), which elected a Bureau whose mandate began at the end of its 28th session until the end of its 29th session (Durban, 2005);

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

a) H.E. Ms Ina Marčiulionytė, Lithuania as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of its 29th session until the end of its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);

b) Prof. Alexander Gillespie, New Zealand as the Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of its 29th session until the end of its 30th session;

c) Benin,

Chile,

India,

Kuwait, and

Netherlands as Vice-Chairpersons, whose mandate will begin at the end of its 29th session until the end of its 30th session;

3. Further decides that the Bureau of its 31st session (2007) will be elected at the end of its 30th session, in accordance with Rule 13.1 of its Rules of Procedure.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-05/29.COM/19
Themes: Working methods and tools
Session: 29COM