Committee Decisions

32 COM 19

ELECTION OF THE CHAIRPERSON, VICE-CHAIRPERSONS AND RAPPORTEUR OF THE 34th SESSION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE (JUNE 2009)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Recalling its Decision 31 COM 22, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007), which elected a Bureau whose mandate began at the end of its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) until the end of its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008),

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. Maria Jesus San Segundo (Spain) as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 32nd session of the Committee (Quebec City, 2008) until the end of the 33rd session of the Committee (June 2009);

b) Mr Antonio Ricarte (Brazil) as Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 32nd session of the Committee (Quebec City, 2008) until the end of the 33rd session of the Committee (June 2009);

c) - Australia

   - Barbados

   - Kenya,

   - Tunisia, and

   - United States of America

as Vice-Chairpersons of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandates will begin at the end of the 32nd session of the Committee (Quebec City, 2008) until the end of the 33rd session of the Committee (June 2009);

3. Also decides that the Bureau of the 34th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2010) will be elected at the end of the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (June 2009) in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee;

Themes: Working methods and tools
Session: 32COM