AG/RES. 1686 (XXIX-O/99)
8 June 1999
INTER-AMERICAN AGENCY FOR COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
(Adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 8, 1999,
and pending review by the Style Committee)
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
Resolution AG/RES. 1603 (XXVIII-O/98), "Modernization of the OAS and Renewal of the Inter-American System";
The report of the Permanent Council (AG/doc.3825/99) on the activities undertaken by the Special Joint Working Group of the Permanent Council and of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development on the Strengthening and Modernization of the OAS (GETC);
The report of the Subgroup established by the GETC to prepare the draft Statutes of the IACD (AG/doc.3825/99 add. 1) and the draft Statutes annexed thereto; and
Resolution CIDI/RES. 54 (IV-O/99), "Creation of the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development" (IACD); and
That the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) recommended to the General Assembly, through resolution CIDI/RES. 54 (IV-O/99), the creation of the IACD as a subsidiary body of CIDI, for the purpose of promoting, coordinating, and facilitating the implementation of the partnership for development projects and activities established within the framework of the CIDI Strategic Plan;
That the GETC established a working subgroup to prepare the draft Statutes of the IACD and the necessary draft amendments to the CIDI Statutes, which prepared the preliminary draft Statutes and submitted to the GETC a report on the status of its work; and
That the establishment of the IACD will also require amendment of the CIDI Statutes, the Statutes of the Special Multilateral Fund of CIDI (FEMCIDI), the Rules of Procedure of CIDI and its subsidiary bodies, and the General Standards to Govern the Operations of the General Secretariat, and the adoption of new measures relating to staff, budget, operations, and administration of the IACD,
1. To approve the establishment, in accordance with the recommendation of CIDI set forth in resolution CIDI/RES. 54 (IV-O/99), of the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) as a subsidiary body of CIDI, subject to the adoption and entry into force of the Statutes of the IACD and other pertinent instruments.
2. To instruct the Permanent Council to convene, in the course of this year and preferably by October 31, 1999, a special session of the General Assembly at OAS headquarters to consider and approve the Statutes of the IACD and the necessary amendments to the CIDI Statutes, the FEMCIDI Statutes, the Rules of Procedure of CIDI and its subsidiary bodies, and the General Standards to Govern the Operations of the General Secretariat.
3. To establish a Special Subcommittee of the Permanent Executive Committee of CIDI (CEPCIDI), whose purpose will be to prepare the instruments relevant to the IACD, taking into account the report of the working subgroup and the other documents referred to in this resolution, which instruments shall be considered and approved in a special session of the General Assembly convened to that end.
4. To instruct the Secretary General to present by August 30, 1999, for consideration by the Special Subcommittee, a work plan and proposals regarding rules on staff, budget, operations, and administration necessary for the operation of the IACD.[OAS General Assembly/tracker.htm]