On the occasion of the 17th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention (23-28 October 2009), the World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with the Advisory Bodies, organized an Orientation session for Committee members and all States Parties.

This session was held on Tuesday 27 October 2009 at the UNESCO Headquarters, Room II, from 5.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

You will find below the relevant presentations made by the Advisory Bodies and the World Heritage Centre on the following issues: