9 September 2011
General Assembly

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

Sixty-fifth General Assembly

Fourth Committee

28th Meeting (AM)

Fourth Committee Completes Bureau for Sixty-sixth General Assembly Session


The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) 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:  Mansor Ciss ( Senegal), from the Group of African States; Marķa Waleska Vivas Mendoza ( Venezuela), from the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States; and Jim Kelly ( Ireland), from the Group of Western European and Other States.  Elected as Rapporteur was Hasan Abulhasan ( Kuwait), from the Group of Asian States.

The Fourth Committee will meet again on a date to be announced.

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