Document WSIS-II/PC-2/DOC/8-E

25 January 2005

Original: English

WSIS Executive Secretariat

DRAFT Amendment of Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure
of the World Summit on the Information Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Report of the Bureau of the Preparatory Committee of the Tunis Phase of the WSIS

The Bureau of the Preparatory Committee of the Tunis Phase of the World Summit on the Information Society, based on Rule 59 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Summit on the Information Society, proposes to the Preparatory Committee of the Tunis phase the following draft amendments/changes of the Rules of Procedure of the World Summit on the Information Society.

Draft Amendment of Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Summit on the Information Society

The Bureau of the Preparatory Committee proposes that Rule 7 be amended as follows:

"Rule 7

Elections

The Summit shall elect from among the representatives of participating States the following officers: a President and thirty Vice-Presidents, one of whom shall act as the Rapporteur; these officials being elected on the basis of ensuring the representative character of the Bureau, as well as two ex officio Vice-Presidents nominated by the host countries of the Summit. The Summit may also elect such other officers as it deems necessary for the performance of its functions."

This text shall replace the existing text of Rule 7.

 

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