Decision of the Intergovernmental Committee: 10.COM 7.A

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document ITH/15/10.COM/7.a,
  2. Recalling Article 30 of the Convention,
  3. Welcomes the two States that have ratified the Convention since the fifth session of the General Assembly, encourages States non Parties to ratify it and requests the Secretariat to continue its efforts to promote the ratification;
  4. Adopts the provisional report on its activities between the fifth and sixth sessions of the General Assembly as annexed to the document ITH/15/10.COM/7.a;
  5. Delegates to the Bureau the authority to approve the final report to be updated before the next session of the General Assembly.