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OEA/Ser.G
CP/RES. 936 (1650/08)
12 May 2008
Original: Spanish

 

CP/RES. 936 (1650/08)

GRANTING THE GOVERNMENT OF ICELAND THE STATUS OF
PERMANENT OBSERVER TO THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES

(Approved by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 9, 2008)


THE PERMANENT COUNCIL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES,

HAVING SEEN the request of the Government of Iceland to be granted the status of permanent observer to the Organization of American States (CP/doc.4291/08) and the report of the Committee of Juridical and Political Affairs on the matter (CP/CAJP-2618/08);

CONSIDERING:

That, by resolution AG/RES. 50 (I-O/71), “Permanent Observers to the Organization of American States,” the General Assembly established the status of permanent observer to the Organization of American States and assigned to the Permanent Council the task of determining the criteria and timing for awarding it; and

That, under resolution CP/RES. 407 (573/84), “Revised Procedures for Granting the Status of Permanent Observer,” any independent state may request the status of permanent observer to the Organization of American States,

RESOLVES:

1. To grant Iceland the status of permanent observer to the Organization of American States, pursuant to General Assembly resolution AG/RES. 50 (I-O/71) and resolution CP/RES. 407 (573/84) of this Council.

2. To invite the Government of Iceland to accredit a permanent observer to the organs, agencies, and entities of the Organization, in keeping with operative paragraph 7 of resolution CP/RES. 407 (573/84).

3. To request the Secretary General to advise the organs, agencies, and entities of the Organization, including the inter-American specialized organizations, of this decision, once the Government of Iceland has been apprised thereof.

 

 

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