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Sixty-third General Assembly
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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