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The General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention

As per Article 8(1) of the World Heritage Convention (or Rule 49 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee ), the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention meets during the sessions of the General Conference of UNESCO.

The General Assembly manages its meetings according to its Rules of Procedure (see document reference WHC-01/GA/1.Rev3).

During its session, the General Assembly determines the uniform percentage of contributions to the World Heritage Fund applicable to all States Parties (Article 16(1) of the World Heritage Convention ), and elects new members to the World Heritage Committee to replace the outgoing members. 

Both the General Assembly and General Conference of UNESCO receive a report from the World Heritage Committee on its activities (Rule 49 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee ). 

1st Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly

The First Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly of States Parties will be held from 13 to 14 November 2014, at UNESCO Headquarters (Room II).

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19th session of the General Assembly

During the 19th session of the General Assembly in 2013, 12 members have been elected for 4 years: 
Croatia, Finland, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic of, Lebanon, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Viet Nam

The 21 Committee Members are: 
Algeria, Colombia, Croatia, Finland, Germany, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic of, Lebanon, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Senegal, Serbia, Turkey, Viet Nam