WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY FIRST SPECIAL SESSION

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1 WHASS1/2006 WHA60/2007/REC/1 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY FIRST SPECIAL SESSION GENEVA, 9 NOVEMBER 2006 RESOLUTIONS AND DECISION ANNEX SIXTIETH WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY GENEVA, MAY 2007 RESOLUTIONS AND DECISIONS ANNEXES GENEVA 2007

2 WHASS1/2006 WHA60/2007/REC/1 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY FIRST SPECIAL SESSION GENEVA, 9 NOVEMBER 2006 RESOLUTIONS AND DECISION ANNEX GENEVA 2007

3 ABBREVIATIONS Abbreviations used in WHO documentation include the following: ACHR ASEAN CEB CIOMS FAO IAEA IARC ICAO IFAD ILO IMF IMO INCB ITU OECD Advisory Committee on Health Research Association of South-East Asian Nations United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (formerly ACC) Council for International s of Medical Sciences Food and Agriculture of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency International Agency for Research on Cancer International Civil Aviation International Fund for Agricultural Development International Labour (Office) International Monetary Fund International Maritime International Narcotics Control Board International Telecommunication Union Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OIE Office International des Epizooties PAHO Pan American Health UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNDCP United Nations International Drug Control Programme UNDP United Nations Development UNEP Programme United Nations Environment Programme UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural UNFPA United Nations Population Fund UNHCR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNICEF United Nations Children s Fund UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development UNRWA United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East WFP WIPO WMO WTO World Food Programme World Intellectual Property World Meteorological World Trade The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this volume do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the World Health concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Where the designation country or area appears in the headings of tables, it covers countries, territories, cities or areas

4 PREFACE The First special session of the World Health Assembly was held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 9 November 2006, in accordance with the decision of the Executive Board at its 118th session. 1 The proceedings are issued in two volumes, containing, in addition to other relevant material: Resolutions and decision, Annex document WHASS1/2006 WHA60/2007/REC/1 Verbatim records of plenary meetings, list of participants document WHASS1/2006 WHA60/2007/REC/2 1 See resolution EB118.R

5 CONTENTS Page Preface... 3 Agenda... 7 List of documents... 9 Officers of the Health Assembly and membership of its committees RESOLUTIONS AND DECISION Resolutions SSA1.1 Appointment of the Director-General SSA1.2 Contract of the Director-General SSA1.3 Commemoration of the contribution of the late Dr Jong-wook Lee Decision SSA1(1) Composition of the Committee on Credentials ANNEX Contract of the Director-General REPORT Committee on Credentials

6 AGENDA 1 1. Opening of the Assembly 1.1 Adoption of the agenda and timetable 1.2 Committee on Credentials 2. Director-General 2.1 Appointment 2.2 Approval of contract 3. Closure of the Assembly 1 Adopted at the first plenary meeting

7 LIST OF DOCUMENTS SSA1/1 Provisional agenda 1 SSA1/Add.1 Provisional timetable SSA1/2 Director-General. Approval of contract 2 SSA1/3 Committee on Credentials. Report Information document SSA1/INF.DOC./1 Director-General. Note by the Legal Counsel Diverse documents SSA1/DIV/1 SSA1/DIV/2 SSA1/DIV/3 SSA1/DIV/4 SSA1/DIV/5 SSA1/DIV/6 Provisional list of delegates and other participants Decision and list of resolutions Guide for delegates to the World Health Assembly List of documents Registration for the first special session of the World Health Assembly Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General elect. Speech to the first special session of the World Health Assembly, Geneva, 9 November See page 7. 2 See Annex

8 OFFICERS OF THE HEALTH ASSEMBLY AND MEMBERSHIP OF ITS COMMITTEES President Professor P.I. GARRIDO (Mozambique) Vice-Presidents Mr A.A. MIGUIL (Djbouti) Dr S.F. SUPARI (Indonesia) Secretary Dr A. NORDSTRÖM, Acting Director-General 1 Committee on Credentials The Committee on Credentials was composed of delegates of the following Member States: Burundi, Cambodia, Cyprus, Democratic People s Republic of Korea, Ecuador, Estonia, Honduras, Jordan, Malawi, Nigeria, Pakistan and Poland. Chairman: Professor ENG HUOT (Cambodia) Vice-Chairman: Mr J.C. DROUSHIOTIS (Cyprus) Rapporteur: Mr JANG IL HUN (Democratic People s Republic of Korea) Secretary: Mr G.L. BURCI, Legal Counsel 1 As from 24 May 2006, see document EBSS EB118/2006/REC/1, decision EBSS(1)