Building peace in the minds of men and women

Legal Committee

The Legal Committee will meet will meet from 10 a.m. on Wednesday 13 November until 6 p.m. on Thursday 14 November 2019, in Room VI

The Legal Committee is responsible for considering:

  • proposals for the amendment of the Constitution and of the Rules of Procedure of the General Conference;
  • agenda items referred to it by the General Conference;
  • appeals submitted by sponsors of draft resolutions to the General Conference that have been considered inadmissible by the Director-General under Rule 79 of the Rules of Procedure;
  • legal questions submitted to it by the General Conference or any of its organs. 

The Committee also considers the reports on conventions and recommendations transmitted to it by the General Conference.
The Committee submits its reports either directly to the General Conference or to the referring organ or the organ which has been designated by the General Conference.
The members of the Legal Committee are elected by the General Conference at its preceding session on the recommendation of the Nominations Committee. It shall elect its own Chairperson.

Items of the agenda:

4.2 Consideration and adoption of the Draft Programme and Budget for 2020-2021 (draft resolutions)

7.1 Administrative Tribunal: extension of its period of jurisdiction

7.2 Amendments to the rules of procedure of the General Conference

7.3 Draft amendment to Article V of the Constitution

7.4 Draft amendment to Article V of the Constitution

7.5 Draft amendment to Article VI, paragraph 2 of the Constitution

9.1 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education

9.2 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education and Training

9.3 Consolidated report on the implementation of the 1993 Recommendation on the Recognition of Studies and Qualifications in Higher Education

9.4 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the Recommendation on the Protection and Promotion of Museums and Collections, their Diversity and their Role in Society

9.5 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 2011 Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape

9.6 Consolidated report on the implementation of the 1980 Recommendation concerning the Status of the Artist

9.7 Consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the Recommendation concerning the Preservation of, and Access to Documentary Heritage, including in Digital Form

9.8 Fourth consolidated report on the implementation by Member States of the 2003 Recommendation concerning the Promotion and Use of Multilingualism and Universal Access to Cyberspace

9.9 Consultation on the Conciliation and Good Offices Commission responsible for seeking the settlement of any disputes which may arise between states parties to the Convention against Discrimination in Education