22nd session of the General Assembly of States Parties
27-28 November 2019
The 22nd session of the General Assembly
will be held at UNESCO Headquarters,
27-28 November 2019.
In accordance with Article 8, paragraph 1 of the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention will hold its 22nd session during the 40th session of the General Conference of UNESCO.
to the World Heritage
Committee in 2019
27th November from 12.00 room XI,
then 27th November afternoon room II
and 28th November morning room II.
Polling station: Room VI & VII
The General Assembly will be called upon, inter alia, to replace the outgoing members of the World Heritage Committee, in conformity with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedures of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention concerning the presentation of candidatures for election to the World Heritage Committee.
The following 9 States Parties will be outgoing in 2019:
9 States Parties were elected to the World Heritage Committee
|State Party||Electoral Group||Proposed duration of mandate (years)||Previous mandates||CVs of experts*|
has withdrawn its candidature by letter dated 6 February 2019
has withdrawn its candidature by letter dated 30 September 2019
|Egypt||Group Vb||4 years||4
1976-1983 1991-1997 1999-2005 2007-2011
|Ethiopia||Group Va||4 Years||1
|Iraq||Group Vb||4 Years||2
|Mali||Group Va||4 years||1
|Group III||4 years||4
1985-1991 1991-1997 1997-2003 2009-2013
|Nigeria||Group Va||4 years||3
1976-1980 2001-2005 2007-2011
|Oman||Group Vb||4 years||2
|Russian Federation||Group II||4 years||2
|Saudi Arabia||Group Vb||4 years||0|
|South Africa||Group Va||4 years||2
|Thailand||Group IV||4 years||3
1989-1995 1997-2003 2009-2013
* At its 20th session (UNESCO, 2015), the General Assembly approved the following format for the experts’ CVs in the field of cultural/natural heritage.
Documents can be consulted online.
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