The CSTD Bureau is composed of a chair and four vice-chairs.
A bureau is elected at each regular session.
The Commission elected by acclamation the following officers for its twentieth session:
Mr. A Min Tjoa (Austria)
Mr. Benedicto Fonseca Filho (Brazil)
Mr. Peter Major (Hungary)
Mr. Joseph Noël Etienne Chrislain Sinatambou (Mauritius)
The Commission postponed the election of the Chair from the Asia-Pacific States.
It was agreed that Mr. Peter Major, Chair of the nineteenth session of the CSTD, would be the Acting Chair of the Commission until the nomination of the Chair from the Asia-Pacific States.