16 September 2011
General Assembly

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

Sixty-sixth General Assembly

Third Committee

1st Meeting (AM)

Third Committee Completes Bureau for Sixty-Sixth General Assembly Session


The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) 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:  Carolina Popovici ( Republic of Moldova), from the Group of Eastern European States; Donnette Critchlow ( Guyana), from the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States; and Luca Zelioli ( Italy), from the Group of Western European and Other States.  Kadra Ahmed Hassan ( Djibouti), from the Group of African States, was elected as Rapporteur

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

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