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44th session of the World Heritage Committee

Fuzhou, China


In light of the developments in the world related to pandemic COVID-19, it was decided that the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for 29 June - 9 July 2020 would be postponed to a later date.

At its 14th extraordinary session, held online on 2 November 2020, the World Heritage Committee has decided to hold an extended 44th session in June/July 2021 in Fuzhou, China. The exact dates will be determined at a later stage by the Chairperson of the Committee in consultation with the Secretariat.

Please note that the dates of the dispatches of statutory documents for the 44th session will be established, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, once the exact dates of the 44th session of the Committee are fixed.

The city of Fuzhou (China) will host the next session of the World Heritage Committee.

District San Fang Qi Xiang (三坊七巷), China

Bureau Members

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Tian Xuejun (China)
Ms. Miray Hasaltun Wosinski (Bahrain)
Bahrain, Guatemala, Hungary, Spain, Uganda

Committee Members
  • List
  • Mandates
Mandate End of
Australia 2017-2021 2021
Bahrain 2017-2021 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017-2021 2021
Brazil 2017-2021 2021
China 2017-2021 2021
Egypt 2019-2023 2023
Ethiopia 2019-2023 2023
Guatemala 2017-2021 2021
Hungary 2017-2021 2021
Kyrgyzstan 2017-2021 2021
Mali 2019-2023 2023
Nigeria 2019-2023 2023
Norway 2017-2021 2021
Oman 2019-2023 2023
Russian Federation 2019-2023 2023
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2017-2021 2021
Saudi Arabia 2019-2023 2023
South Africa 2019-2023 2023
Spain 2017-2021 2021
Thailand 2019-2023 2023
Uganda 2017-2021 2021