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16th extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee

Paris, UNESCO 26 November 2021

The 16th extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee took place at UNESCO Headquarter room IV on 26 November 2021, from 2 pm to 3 pm (Paris Time, France).

The working languages of the meeting would be English and French and simultaneous interpretation will be provided in these two languages.

The 16th Extraordinary Session of the World Heritage Committee, held during the 23rd session of the General Assembly was chaired by the Chairperson of the Committee, H.E. Mr. Alexander Kuznetsov, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of the Russian Federation to UNESCO. The aim of the 16th Extraordinary Session was to proceed with the election of the last two Vice-Chairpersons and the Rapporteur of the Bureau of the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee.

Report of the Decisions
adopted by the World Heritage Committee
English Français

Bureau Members

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Alexander Kuznetsov (Russian Federation)
Ms. Shikha Jain (India)
Argentina, Italy, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand

Committee Members
Mandate End of
Argentina 2021-2025 2025
Belgium 2021-2025 2025
Bulgaria 2021-2025 2025
Egypt 2019-2023 2023
Ethiopia 2019-2023 2023
Greece 2021-2025 2025
India 2021-2025 2025
Italy 2021-2025 2025
Japan 2021-2025 2025
Mali 2019-2023 2023
Mexico 2021-2025 2025
Nigeria 2019-2023 2023
Oman 2019-2023 2023
Qatar 2021-2025 2025
Russian Federation 2019-2023 2023
Rwanda 2021-2025 2025
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2021-2025 2025
Saudi Arabia 2019-2023 2023
South Africa 2019-2023 2023
Thailand 2019-2023 2023
Zambia 2021-2025 2025

Report of the Decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 16th extraordinary session (UNESCO, 2021)
English Français