SEA/RC61/3 - Geographical rotation of Director-General
AbstractThe WHO Executive Board discussed this subject at its 122nd session held in January 2008. At the end of its discussion, the Executive Board requested regional committees to discuss the issue and reach a consensus that would guide it in its deliberations at its 124th session to be held in January 2009. This issue has therefore been included in the agenda of the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee for South-East Asia for its guidance. The issue was also discussed at the Meeting of the Advisory Committee (ACM) held in WHO/SEARO, New Delhi from 30 June to 3 July 2008 when Member States supported taking forward the issue of regional rotation of the Director-General. The ACM made the following recommendations: Action by Member States • To brief the delegates for the Regional Committee to prepare for discussions on this issue at the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee. Action by WHO/SEARO • To introduce the issue at the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee. This paper is now submitted to the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee for its consideration and guidance.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). SEA/RC61/3 - Geographical rotation of Director-General. New Delhi: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/128737