Decision : 27 COM 18A.3
New Voting Mechanism and Revision to the Procedures for the Election of the Members of the World Heritage Committee
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Taking into consideration Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention which calls on the World Heritage Committee to decide, at its session preceding the General Assembly, on the number of seats to be reserved for States Parties who do not have properties on the World Heritage List,;
2. Allocates one seat amongst the seats that have to be filled at the 14th General Assembly (Paris, October 2003) to a State Party who does not have any properties on the World Heritage List;
3. Requests the World Heritage Centre to provide all States Parties, immediately following the 27th session of the Committee, with an up-to-date list of all States Parties who do not have properties on the World Heritage List.