Members of the Intergovernmental Committee

The 21 members of the Committee are elected from the UNESCO Member States and renewed by half at elections that take place every two years during the General Conference


•    Argentina (-)
•    Armenia (*)
•    Benin (*)
•    Cameroon (-)
•    Canada (-)
•    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (*)
•    Ecuador (*)
•    Egypt (-)
•    Greece (-)
•    Guatemala (*)
•    Guinea (-)
•    India (-)
•    Iraq (*)
•    Italy (-)
•    Japan (-)
•    Mali (*)
•    Mexico (*)
•    Pakistan (*)
•    Republic of Moldova (-)
•    Republic of Korea (*)
•    Zambia (-)


(*)  The General Conference of UNESCO elected, in its 39th session (Paris, November 2017), the Member States mentioned above to be part of the Intergovernmental Committee. Their mandate will expire at the end of the 41th session of the General Conference of UNESCO in 2021.


(-) The General Conference of UNESCO elected, in its 40th session (Paris, November 2019), the Member States mentioned above to be part of the Intergovernmental Committee. Their mandate will expire at the end of the 42th session of the General Conference of UNESCO in 2023.


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