ECOSOC will nominate seven members for election by the 70th session of the General Assembly (2015-2016) to fill the vacancies in the Committee for Programme and Coordination. These members will succeed those whose terms expire on 31 December 2015 and to fill the remaining vacancy for the Western European and other States group. Members will serve three-year terms, beginning on 1 January 2016.
The election will be held at the coordination and management meetings of the Council, from 8 to 10 April 2015. 4. The vacancies are to be filled according to the following pattern:
- Two members from African States;
- One member from Eastern European States;
- Two members from Latin American and Caribbean States; and
- Two members from Western European and other States (includes one unfilled vacancy).
For more information, see http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/2015/9/ADD.2