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Meeting of the Parties
Article 23 Meeting of the Parties
1. The Meeting of the Parties shall be convened at the same time as the General Conference of UNESCO, and in co-ordination with the Meeting of the High Contracting Parties, if such a meeting has been called by the Director-General.
2. The Meeting of the Parties shall adopt its Rules of Procedure.
3. The Meeting of the Parties shall have the following functions:
(a) to elect the Members of the Committee, in accordance with Article 24
(b) to endorse the Guidelines developed by the Committee in accordance with Article 27
(c) to provide guidelines for, and to supervise the use of the Fund by the Committee;
(d) to consider the report submitted by the Committee in accordance with Article 27
(e) to discuss any problem related to the application of this Protocol, and to make recommendations, as appropriate.
4. At the request of at least one-fifth of the Parties, the Director-General shall convene an Extraordinary Meeting of the Parties.