16 September 2011
General Assembly

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-sixth General Assembly

Second Committee

1st Meeting (AM)

Second Committee Completes Bureau for Sixty-Sixth General Assembly Session


The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) met this morning to fill vacant positions on its Bureau for the upcoming sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly.

It elected the following Vice-Chairs by acclamation:  Bitrus Yohanna ( Nigeria), from the Group of African States; Denis Zdorov ( Belarus), from the Group of Eastern European States; and Philippe Donckel ( Luxembourg), from the Group of Western European and Other States.  Raymond Landveld ( Suriname), from the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States, was elected as Rapporteur.

The Second Committee will meet again at 10 a.m. on Monday, 3 October.

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