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Part II Commentary, Art.14 The Secretariat and Support of the World Heritage Committee

Ana Filipa Vrdoljak

From: The 1972 World Heritage Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Francesco Francioni

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 29 June 2022

Cultural property / heritage
The institutional framework established under the World Heritage Convention and related documentation provides for three main organs.1 First, the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention is its plenary body with each State Party having a representative with voting rights.2 The General Assembly meets annually during the ordinary sessions of the UNESCO General Conference.3 Befitting a plenary body which is required to set standards applicable to all parties to the Convention, the General Assembly elects the members of the World Heritage...
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