UNESCO: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO General Conference - 33rd Session

Legal Committee

4-7 October (Room VI)

Pierre Michel Eisemann,

The Legal Committee is responsible for considering:

- draft amendments to the Constitution or Rules of Procedure of the General Conference,

- agenda items referred to it by the General Conference,

- appeals submitted by sponsors of draft resolutions to the General Conference that have been considered inadmissible by the Director-General, and

- all legal questions which are submitted to it by the General Conference or any of its organs.

It 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 organ from which the matter has been referred or which has been designated by the General Conference. At the 33rd session, it will be composed of 21 members, elected at the 32nd session of the General Conference.