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OEA/Ser.G
CP/RES. 865 (1415/04)
5 May 2004
Original:  English

CP/RES. 865 (1415/04)

REQUEST FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGETARY APPROPRIATION
IN ACCORDANCE WITH AG/RES. 1974 (XXXIII-O/03) TO DEFRAY EXPENSES
RELATED TO THE CHANGE OF ADMINISTRATION IN 2004

THE PERMANENT COUNCIL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES,

RECALLING that the General Assembly, by way of AG/RES. 1974 (XXXIII-0/03), IV.A.13, authorized the Permanent Council to appropriate up to US$2.5 million to defray extra budgetary expenses related to changes of administration involving the transition between the completion of the Secretary General’s term of office and the installation of a new Secretary General;

RECOGNIZING that in 2004, Secretary General Gaviria will complete his term of office and a new Secretary General will begin his or her term of office;

RECOGNIZING that the General Secretariat must have timely budgetary appropriations in order to facilitate and accomplish this transition; and

HAVING CONSIDERED the report from the Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Affairs (CAAP), on the request from the General Secretariat to approve a supplemental budget authorization to absorb expenses related to the forthcoming change of administration, in compliance with AG/RES. 1974 (XXXIII-0/03) IV.A.13,

RESOLVES:

1. To approve, from the Reserve Subfund, supplementary appropriations in an amount not to exceed US$2.5 million, to finance extra budgetary expenses associated with the projected change of administration.

2. To waive the requirement of Article 71 of the General Standards to replace in the Reserve Subfund such amounts appropriated by the Permanent Council.

3. To authorize the General Secretariat to obligate such supplementary appropriations as may be authorized by the Permanent Council until December 31, 2005, and to return to the Reserve Subfund any unused appropriations.

4. To request that the General Secretariat submit quarterly progress reports on the use of this supplemental appropriation to the Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Affairs (CAAP).


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