Fifty-Third and Fifty-Fourth Sessions of the Regional Committee
The Regional Committee,
Mindful of the provision of resolution WPR/RC41.R15, which allows for the holding of sessions of the Regional Committee outside the regional headquarters for two consecutive years, without prejudice to the provision under resolution WPR/RC24.R10;
- EXPRESSES its appreciation to the Government of Japan for confirming its offer to host the fifty-third session of the Regional Committee;
- CONFIRMS that the fifty-third session will be held in Japan, provided a satisfactory agreement can be concluded between the Government and WHO by 31 March 2002;
- DECIDES that the dates of the fifty-third session shall be from 16 to 20 September 2002.
- CONFIRMS that the fifty-fourth session of the Regional Committee shall be held at the regional headquarters in Manila.
14 September 2001