Legal Committee

The Legal Committee will meet on Tuesday 31 October and Wednesday 1 November 2017.

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 members of the Legal Committee are elected by the General Conference at its preceding session on the recommendation of the Nominations Committee. It shall elect its own Chairperson.

Items on the Agenda

3.2 Consideration and adoption of the Draft Programme and Budget for 2018-2021 (draft resolutions)

5.1 Governance procedures and working methods of the governing bodies of UNESCO

7.1 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 1960 Convention and Recommendation against Discrimination in Education

7.2 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 1974 Recommendation concerning Education for International Understanding Cooperation and Peace and Education relating to Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

7.3 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 1974 Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers7.4 Proposal for the revision of the 1974 Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers

7.5 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 1978 Revised Recommendation concerning the International Standardization of Educational Statistics

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