Decision of the Bureau: 9.COM 4.BUR 1

The Bureau,

  1. Having examined Document ITH/14/9.COM 4.BUR/1,
  2. RecallingChapter I of the Operational Directives,
  3. Takes note that States Parties continue to encounter difficulties preparing requests for International Assistance that can satisfy the criteria for selection and the administrative and financial regulations of UNESCO;
  4. Encourages the Secretariat to continue to offer technical assistance, through the provision of experts, to States Parties wishing to elaborate requests for International Assistance.