Working Groups shall be formed by decision of the Committee upon recommendation by the Director General.
Each Working Group shall include a president, a rapporteur and a maximum of six members.
Members shall be nominated by the Director General for a renewable period of three years. Observers may be invited at the initiative of the President.
All members shall be specialists recognised at an international level, and shall be selected for their competence.
At each annual General Session, the Director General shall report the composition of existing Working Groups, which he shall submit to the International Committee for approval.
Each Group shall meet according to a timetable and agenda drawn up with the approval of the Director General.
At the end of each meeting, the rapporteur of the Group shall provide the Director General with a report of the proceedings and any proposals drawn up by the Group.
The Group may be asked to present their report before the Committee.
The Central Bureau shall be responsible for issuing invitations to attend meetings, and for correspondence between the Group and persons or organisations which it wishes to consult.
The Central Bureau shall place at the disposal of the Group the necessary facilities, including translations and documentation, required for producing reports of its meetings.