General Conference-36th Session

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Paris. Room I (empty).

The General Conference consists of the representatives of the States Members of the Organization. It meets every two years, and is attended by Member States and Associate Members, together with observers for non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.

The General Conference determines the policies and the main lines of work of the Organization. Its duty is to set the programmes and the budget of UNESCO. It also elects the Members of the Executive Board and appoints, every four years, the Director-General. The working languages of the General Conference are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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Details

Type of Event General Conference
Start 25.10.2011 10:00 local time
End 10.11.2011 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Millward, Michael
Organizer
Contact
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7 Place de Fontenoy
Room Room I, Room X, Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants
Official Website 36th session of the General Conference
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