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140th session of the Executive Board

Date: 23 January – 1 February 2017
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The 140th WHO Executive Board will take place in Geneva between 23 January and 1 February 2017.

The WHO Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for a 3-year term.

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The Executive Board will open at 09:30 on Monday 23 January 2017 and can be viewed live via webstream. The discussions will be translated into the 6 UN official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.

During the meeting, WHO’s Executive Board will draw up a short list of 5 candidates on Tuesday 24 January. The following day the Executive Board members will then interview the 5 candidates, and up to 3 of them will go forward to the World Health Assembly in May 2017.