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Legal Committee - Room VI

The Legal Committee will meet from 10 a.m. on Wednesday 4 November to 6 p.m. on Thursday 5 November 2015.

The Legal Committee is responsible for considering:

(a)    proposals for the amendment of the Constitution and of the Rules of Procedure of the General Conference;

(b)    agenda items referred to it by the General Conference;

(c)     appeals submitted by sponsors of draft resolutions to the General Conference that have been considered inadmissible by the Director-General under Rule 79 of the Rules of Procedure;

(d)    legal questions submitted to it by the General Conference or any of its organs.

The Committee also considers the reports on conventions and recommendations transmitted to it by the General Conference.

The Committee submits its reports either directly to the General Conference or to the referring organ or the organ which has been designated by the General Conference.

The Legal Committee consists of the following members: Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Gabon, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Kenya, Nicaragua, Niger, Palestine, Qatar, Russian Federation, Sudan, United States of America, Uzbekistan.

Items on the Agenda

3.2 Consideration and adoption of the Draft Budget for 2016-2017 (draft resolutions)

7.2 Third consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 2003 Recommendation concerning the Promotion and Use of Multilingualism and Universal Access to Cyberspace

7.3 Reports on the measures taken for the implementation of the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property

7.4 Consolidated report on the implementation of the 1980 Recommendation Concerning the Status of the Artist

7.7 Report on the implementation by Member States of the 2011 Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, including a glossary of definitions

7.8 Consolidated Report on the Implementation of the 1993 Recommendation on the Recognition of Studies and Qualifications in Higher Education

Daily Agenda

Summaries of debates

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