1. Recalling its Decision 41 COM 16, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017),
2. Elects in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure, its Bureau with the following composition:
- Chairperson: H.E. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa (Bahrein)
- Vice-Chairpersons: Azerbaijan, Brazil, China, Spain, Zimbabwe
- Rapporteur: Ms Anna Zeichner (Hungary)
3. Decides that the Bureau of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee (2019) will be elected at the end of the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee (2018) in accordance with Rule 13.1 of the Rules of Procedure;
4. Also decides that its 42nd session will take place in Manama (Bahrain) from 24 June to 4 July 2018.