166. The representative of OICA informed the World Forum about the challenges of representatives of their organization to participate in the work of IWGs due to meeting-room size constraints at venues other than the Palais de Nations.
167. The secretary of WP.29 highlighted that participation in WP.29, its subsidiary bodies and in IWGs should be inclusive and IWGs should follow their Terms of References and Rules of Procedures. He welcomed the proposal to host meetings of IWGs in Geneva, subject to availability of rooms. He noted that the Conference Services requested lead time for their planning of meeting room allocation and meeting room availability would be limited due to construction works at the Palais.