Decision of the Intergovernmental Committee: 11.COM 8

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document ITH/16/11.COM/8,
  2. Recalling Chapter I of the Operational Directives and the Rules of Procedure of the Committee,
  3. Affirms the crucial role entrusted to the Chairperson of the Committee in directing the discussions on all items of the agenda, including the recommendations of the Evaluation Body;
  4. Reaffirms that the working method of the Committee privileges decision making by consensus, thus promoting the spirit of international cooperation and mutual understanding;
  5. Recommends the Chairperson of the Committee, in case of amendments on a draft decision recommended by the Evaluation Body, to privilege decision-making by consensus through evaluating both supports and objections to the draft decision under consideration.