General Conference-36th Session
© UNESCO/Michel Ravassard
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.
|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|
|Street||7 Place de Fontenoy|
|Room||Room I, Room X, Room XI|
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|Language of Event||English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian|
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|Official Website||36th session of the General Conference|