At the 15th extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee held online on 29 March 2021 (online), a resolution on the work plan of the extended 44th World Heritage Committee meeting was formed. According to the resolution, the 44th World Heritage Committee meeting was decided to be held from July 16 to July 31, 2021.
The online session will be convened with a 4 hours' daily formal forum between 17:30-21:30 (Beijing time, China). According to the preliminary plan, the opening ceremony of the conference is going to be launched in Fuzhou from 17:00-19:00 (Beijing time, China) on July 16, and the session will be held on July 17.
The Secretariat to propose practical arrangements for casting of the vote, should it become necessary to hold a secret ballot during an online session, to be sent to the Committee members for consultation and approbation by correspondence before the extended 44th session, and also requests the Secretariat to prepare a document clarifying the protocols of an online meeting.
For more information, please refer to the adopted decisions at the 15th extraordinary session of the World Heritage Committee.