WHO Expert Committee meetings are closed to the public, however individuals or representatives of public and private institutions and civil society who wish to present information to committee members on issues related to the meeting agenda are invited to apply to attend the Open Session on Monday, 21st October from 9:00-12:00 at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland . 

It is an opportunity for individuals and partners external to the WHO to listen to an update on current and future activities of the ECDD Secretariat, and to provide comment (either in person or through a written statement) on issues on the ECDD agenda. Individuals may participate in the Open Session in several ways:

    • Presenting at the meeting in person
    • Sending a pre-recorded video presentation
    • Sending a written statement for the consideration of the Committee
    • Observing the meeting in person