AG/RES. 1699 (XXX-O/00)
5 June 2000
SIXTH INTER-AMERICAN SPECIALIZED CONFERENCE ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW (CIDIP-VI)
(Resolution adopted at the first plenary session, held on June 5, 2000)
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
HAVING SEEN the Report of the Permanent Council on the Sixth Inter-American Specialized Conference on Private International Law (CIDIP-VI) (CP/doc.3291/00);
RECALLING that resolution AG/RES. 1393 (XXVI-O/96) convened CIDIP-VI;
BEARING IN MIND that, through resolution CP/RES. 744 (1185/99), the Permanent Council approved the agenda for CIDIP-VI and resolved to convene two meetings of experts prior to the aforementioned specialized conference;
That, through resolution AG/RES. 1613 (XXIX-O/99), it instructed the Permanent Council to set, in collaboration with the General Secretariat, the date and place for the two meetings of government experts convened through resolution CP/RES. 744 (1185/99) to examine the documentation and prepare studies on the topics identified in that resolution;
That, in the same resolution AG/RES. 1613 (XXIX-O/99), it instructed the Permanent Council to set the date for CIDIP-VI;
CONSIDERING FURTHERMORE that the Meeting of Government Experts to Prepare for CIDIP-VI was held at OAS headquarters on February 14-18, 2000; and
HAVING EXAMINED the Report of the Meeting of Government Experts to Prepare for CIDIP-VI (REG/CIDIP-VI/doc.6/00 corr. 2),
- To express its satisfaction with the outcome of the preparatory Meeting of Government Experts and with the progress being made in preparing CIDIP-VI.
- To instruct the Permanent Council to take into account the conclusions and recommendations of the preparatory Meeting of Government Experts and to continue carrying out the tasks it considers necessary to prepare for CIDIP-VI.
- To instruct the Permanent Council to set a date, during 2001, for CIDIP-VI, in accordance with funds allocated in the program-budget and other resources, bearing in mind the status of preparations for the Conference and the Government of Guatemalas offer to host the meeting.
- To request the Permanent Council to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-first regular session on the fulfillment of this resolution.