First Committee Completes Bureau for Sixty-Fourth General Assembly Session

14 July 2009
GA/DIS/3381

First Committee Completes Bureau for Sixty-Fourth General Assembly Session

14 July 2009
General Assembly
GA/DIS/3381
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-third General Assembly

First Committee

24th Meeting* (AM)

FIRST COMMITTEE COMPLETES BUREAU FOR SIXTY-FOURTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security), in its last meeting of the current session, met this morning to fill the remaining vacancies on its Bureau for the upcoming sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly.

The Committee elected by acclamation Hossam Aly ( Egypt), Hilario G. Davide, Jr. (Philippines), Florian Laudi (Germany) as Vice-Chairmen, and Tetyana Pokhval’ona (Ukraine) as Rapporteur for the Assembly session, which begins in September.

The Committee Chairman for the next session, José Luis Cancela of Uruguay, had been elected on 10 June.  (See Press Release GA/10831.)

Speaking after the elections today, outgoing Chairman, Marco Antonio Sauzo of Honduras, said he was confident that, given the wealth of experience, political acumen and invaluable knowledge of the incoming Chairperson and Bureau members, the First Committee would forge ahead in its work during the sixty-fourth session.

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*     The 23rd Meeting was covered in Press Release GA/10831 of 10 June 2009.

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