Sixth Committee Elects Bureau for Sixty-Seventh General Assembly Session

4 September 2012
GA/L/3431

Sixth Committee Elects Bureau for Sixty-Seventh General Assembly Session

4 September 2012
General Assembly
GA/L/3431
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-sixth General Assembly

Sixth Committee

31st Meeting (PM)

Sixth Committee Elects Bureau for Sixty-Seventh General Assembly Session

The General Assembly’s Sixth Committee (Legal) today elected Yuriy A. Sergeyev ( Ukraine) as Chair for its sixty-seventh session.

Elected by acclamation, Mr. Sergeyev has been Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations since 2007, having previously served as his country’s Ambassador to France and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris.

Also elected by acclamation were Martin Huth ( Germany), Gonzalo Bonifaz ( Peru) and Ismail Chekkori ( Morocco) as Vice-Chairs.  Hernán Salinas Burgos ( Chile), the outgoing Chair, said the Group of Asia-Pacific States had requested more time before issuing nominating a candidate for Rapporteur.  That election would take place at a date to be announced, he added.

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