This agenda item relates to 1997 Agreement.

WP.29 agreed to transmit proposals for amendments to UN Rules annexed to the 1997 Agreement, if any, to the Administrative Committee AC.4 for consideration and adoption by vote. Proposed amendments to Rules shall be put to the vote. Each country, Contracting Party to the Agreement applying the Rule shall have one vote. A quorum of not less than one-half of the Contracting Parties applying the Rule is required for the purposes of taking decisions. For the determination of the quorum, regional economic integration organizations, being Contracting Parties to the Agreement, vote with the number of votes of their Member States. The representative of a regional economic integration organization may deliver the votes of those of its constituent sovereign countries which apply the UN Rule. Draft amendments to UN Rules shall be established by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting (Appendix 1, Article 6 of the 1997 Agreement). Contracting Parties to the Agreement are invited to be represented either by their representatives from the capitals or from their Missions in Geneva). The vote is expected to take place on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at the end of the morning session.