51/305. Election of twenty members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination At its 33rd plenary meeting, on 14 October 1996, the General Assembly, on the basis of the nominations by the Economic and Social Council 1/ and in accordance with the annex to Council resolution 2008 (LX) of 14 May 1976 and paragraph 1 of Council resolution 1987/94 of 4 December 1987, elected Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Cameroon, the Congo, Germany, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Zimbabwe members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination for a three-year term of office beginning on 1 January 1997 to fill the vacancies occurring on the expiration of the terms of office of Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, the Comoros, the Congo, Cuba, Germany, India, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Romania, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As a result, the Committee for Programme and Coordination is composed of the following thirty-two Member States: Argentina,*** Austria,*** Bahamas,* Benin,* Brazil,*** Cameroon,*** China,** Congo,*** Egypt,** France,* Germany,*** Ghana,* Indonesia,*** Iran (Islamic Republic of),*** Japan,** Mexico,* Nicaragua,*** Nigeria,*** Pakistan,*** Poland,*** Republic of Korea,** Romania,*** Russian Federation,* Thailand,*** Togo,** Trinidad and Tobago,*** Ukraine,*** United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,*** United States of America,* Uruguay,** Zaire** and Zimbabwe.*** At the same meeting, the General Assembly decided to retain sub-item (b) of item 17 on the agenda of its fifty-first session for the election, at a later date, on the basis of the nominations by the Economic and Social Council, of members to the two seats remaining to be filled on the Committee for Programme and Coordination. ________________________ * Term of office expires on 31 December 1997. ** Term of office expires on 31 December 1998. *** Term of office expires on 31 December 1999. Note 1/ See Economic and Social Council decisions 1996/222 of 2 and 3 May 1996 and 1996/298 of 25 July 1996; see also A/51/269.
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