Thirty-sixth session

WPR/RC36.R13

Sub-Committee of the Regional Committee on Programmes and Technical Cooperation

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered that section of Part I of the report of t Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work dealing with the review of the structure, terms of reference and methods of work of the Sub-Committees on the General Programme of Work and on Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries;*

         Noting that the report is the outcome of the joint meeting of the Sub-Committees on the General Programme of Work and on Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries;

  1. EXPRESSES its appreciation to the Sub-Committees on the General Programme of Work and on Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries for their work;
  2. ENDORSES the conclusions and recommendations contained in the report, particularly with respect to:
    (1) the amalgamation of the two Sub-Committees into one sub-committee, to be called the Sub-Committee on Programmes and Technical Cooperation;
    (2) the proposed terms of reference, membership and method of work of the new Sub-Committee;
  3. DECIDES to appoint the representatives of Australia, Japan and the United States of America as members of the Sub-Committee on Programmes and Technical, Cooperation for three years from the thirty-sixth session, in addition to the representatives of Fiji, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea and Singapore, who will serve as members for one year, and of China, Cook Islands and Samoa, who will serve as members for two years;
  4. THANKS the outgoing representatives of Japan, the Philippines and Tonga on the former Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work and the outgoing representatives of China and New Zealand on the former Sub-Committee on Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries for their contributions;
  5. REQUESTS the Regional Director to make all necessary arrangements, including the provision of budgetary support, to enable the Sub-Committee to carry out its activities.

* WPR/RC36/5

19 September 1985


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