Call for candidatures – Election of Members of the Committee

  • 6 March 2018
Sixth session of the General Assembly of the State Parties

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris - The election of the members to the Committee of the 2003 Convention will take place during the seventh session of the General Assembly of the States Parties that will be held at UNESCO Headquarters from 4 to 6 June 2018 (Room II).

During this session, the General Assembly will renew half of the Committee’s members.

Seats are distributed among electoral groups in proportion to the number of States Parties from each electoral group. According to the Secretariat’s mathematical calculation based on 177 States, Electoral Group I will have one vacant seat, Electoral Group II two vacant seats, Electoral Group III one vacant seat, Electoral Group IV four vacant seats, Electoral group V(a) three vacant seats and Electoral Group V(b) one vacant seat.

For detailed information on the election, please refer to the letter sent to Permanent Delegations of the States Parties to the Convention by the Secretariat on 6 March 2018.

States Parties are invited to inform the Secretariat by 23 April 2018 whether they intend to stand for the election to the Committee.

The Secretariat will publish, by 4 May, the provisional list of candidate States Parties.