At the 2nd meeting of the fifth special session, on 20 May 1998, the Governing Council formally confirmed the following states as members elected to the High-level Committee of Ministers and Officials in accordance with paragraph (b) of its decision 19/32 of 4 April 1997: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, ** Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, *** India,**** Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Italy, Japan,* Kenya , Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan,* Peru, Philippines,* Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa,**** Senegal, Sri Lanka,**** Switzerland, Thailand,**** Uganda, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
* For 1997/1998 only.
** For 1998 and 2000
*** For 1997 and 1999
**** For 1998/99 only.
13/ A/49/84/Add.2,annex, appendix II.