Committee Decisions

36 COM 17

Election of the Bureau of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2013)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Recalling its decisions 35 COM 18 and 10 EXT.COM 3, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011) and 10th extraordinary session (UNESCO, 2011) respectively, which elected its Bureau whose mandate will be until the end of its 36th session (Saint Petersburg, 2012),

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

a)  H.E. Mr SOK An (Cambodia) as Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 36th session of the Committee (Saint Petersburg, 2012) until the end of the 37th session of the Committee (June/July 2013),

b) Algeria,
    Senegal,
    Colombia,
    Thailand and

Switzerland as Vice-Chairpersons of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandates will begin at the end of the 36th session of the Committee (Saint Petersburg, 2012) until the end of the 37th session of the Committee (June/July 2013),

c)  Ms Jasna ZRNOVIC (Serbia) as the Rapporteur of the World Heritage Committee, whose mandate will begin at the end of the 36th session of the Committee (Saint Petersburg, 2012) until the end of the 37th session of the Committee (June/July 2013);

3.  Also decides that the Bureau of the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2014) will be elected at the end of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (June/July 2013) in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee.

Themes: Working methods and tools
Session: 36COM