December 12, 2017

UNESCO 21st General Assembly

14-15 November 2017, UNESCO headquarters, Paris: During the 21st session of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, the General Assembly elected twelve new members to the World Heritage Committee: Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Guatemala, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain and Uganda.

Dr. Mounir Bouchnaki, UNESCO Adviser and HE Sheikha Mai Al Khalifa (Bahrain) – Picture by Arab Reginoal Centre for Cultural Heritage.

The current composition of the World Heritage Committee is therefore as follows:

AngolaAustraliaAzerbaijan, BahrainBosnia and HerzegovinaBrazilBurkina FasoChinaCubaGuatemalaHungaryIndonesiaKuwaitKyrgyzstanNorwaySaint Kitts and NevisSpainTunisiaUganda, United Republic of TanzaniaZimbabwe

 

For further information:

http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1748

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