The Regional Committee,
Noting that the Rules of Procedure do not provide for the rights and obligations of territories or groups of territories which are not responsible for the conduct of their international relations and which are not Associate Members, with regard to their participation in the Regional Committee; *
Recognizing that the Rules of Procedure should be in line with Article 47 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization and resolution WHA2.103, operative paragraph 3, which deals with the rights and obligations of such territories in regional committees;
ENDORSES the following amendment to Rule 1 of the Rules of Procedure of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific:
Replace the present text by the following:
The Regional Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Committee"), shall consist of representatives (hereinafter referred to as "representatives"), one each from the States Members and Associate Members (hereinafter referred to as "Members") and areas participating: pursuant to Artic/e 47 of the Constitution ** forming the Western Pacific Region (hereinafter referred to as the "Region") of the World Health Organization (hereinafter referred to as the "Organization"). The representatives may be accompanied by alternates and advisers.
** Under the conditions laid down in resolution WHA2.103