ACT 215 OF 1995
Official Gazette No. 42,081, of 8 November 1995
Through which the protocol amendments to the Charter of the Organization of American States Protocol of Managua, signed in Managua on 10 June 1993. Notes
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THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
having regard to the text of the "Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States -" Protocol of Managua "- signed in Managua on 10 June 1993.
Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization
American States "Protocol of Managua".
on behalf of their peoples American States represented at the Nineteenth Special Session of the General Assembly, meeting in Managua, Nicaragua, agree to sign the following Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States.
ARTICLE 1o. the following new items are incorporated Chapters XIII and XVII of the Charter of the Organization of American States, as numbered:
"Article 94. to achieve its various goals, especially in the specific area of technical cooperation, the Inter-American Council for Integral Development shall:
a) Formulate and recommend to the General Assembly the strategic plan involving policies, programs and measures in the area of cooperation for integral development, within the framework of the general policy and priorities defined by the General Assembly;
B) Formulate guidelines for developing the program-budget for technical cooperation and for the other activities of the Council;
C) promote, coordinate and responsibility for the execution of programs and projects to the subsidiary bodies and relevant organizations, based on the priorities identified by Member States, in areas such as:
1. economic and social development, including trade, tourism, integration and the environment.
2. Improvement and extension of education at all levels and the promotion of scientific and technological research, through technical cooperation, as well as support for cultural activities, and
three. Strengthening of the civic conscience of the American peoples, as one of the bases for the effective exercise of democracy and observance of the rights and duties of the human person.
For this purpose there will be contest sectoral participation mechanisms and other subsidiary bodies and organizations established in the Charter and other provisions of the General Assembly;
D) Establish cooperative relations with the corresponding organs of the United Nations and other national and international organizations, in particular with regard to coordination of inter-American technical cooperation programs;
E) Periodically evaluate cooperation activities for integral development, in terms of performance in the implementation of policies, programs and projects in terms of their impact, effectiveness, efficiency, and use of resources, and quality, among others, the technical cooperation services provided; and report to the General Assembly.
"Article 96. The Inter-American Council for Integral Development shall have the nonpermanent specialized committees as it may establish and which are required for the proper performance of their duties. These committees shall operate and shall be composed as they established in the Statute of the Council.
"Article 97. the execution and, where appropriate, the coordination of approved projects shall be entrusted to the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, which report the results of their execution the Council.
"Article 122. The Secretary General shall appoint, with the approval of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development, an Executive Secretary for Integral Development.
ARTICLE 2o. The texts of the following items are amended Charter of the Organization of American States, which shall read as follows:
"Article 69. the Permanent Council of the Organization and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development are directly responsible to the General Assembly and have the competence to each assign them the Charter and other inter-American instruments and the functions assigned to the General Assembly and the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.
"Article 92. The Inter-American Council for Integral Development is composed of a principal representative, of ministerial or equivalent rank, for each Member State, especially appointed by the respective Government.
As envisaged in the Charter, the Inter-American Council for Integral Development may establish the subsidiary organs and agencies deemed appropriate for the best performance of his duties.
"Article 93. The Inter-American Council for Integral Development is to promote cooperation among the American States for the purpose of achieving their integral development, and in particular to contribute to the elimination of poverty, in accordance with the rules of the Charter and especially those set forth in Chapter VII of it, in the economic, social, educational, cultural, scientific and technological fields.
"Article 95. the Inter-American Council for Integral Development shall hold at least one meeting each year at the ministerial or equivalent level, and may convene meetings at the same level for the specialized or sectoral topics it considers relevant, in areas within its jurisdiction. It will also meet when convoked by the General Assembly, the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, or on its own initiative, or for the cases provided for in Article 36 of the Charter.
ARTICLE 3. the following current articles of the Charter of the Organization of American States are deleted: 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103 and 122.
ARTICLE 4. the title of Chapter XIII of the Charter of the Organization of American States, which will be called "The Inter-American Council for Integral Development" is changed.
The current Chapter XIV is deleted. Consequently, the current numbering of the chapters of the Charter of the Organization of American States, from Chapter XIV, which becomes Chapter XV, and so on is changed.
The 5th ITEM. the numbering of the existing articles of the Charter of the Organization of American States from Article 98, which will become the current Article 104 and so on until the end of the articles of the Charter is changed.
ARTICLE 6o. The General Secretariat shall prepare an integrated text of the Charter of the Organization of American States, which will include the unamended provisions of the original Charter, the amendments that were introduced by the Protocols of Buenos Aires and Cartagena de Indias, and the reforms introduidas by subsequent protocols when they take effect.
ARTICLE 7. This Protocol shall be open for signature by member states of the Organization of American States and shall be ratified in accordance with their respective constitutional processes. The original instrument, whose texts in Spanish, French, English and Portuguese languages are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the General Secretariat, which shall send certified copies to the Governments for purposes of ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the General Secretariat, which shall notify such deposit to the signatory governments.
Article 8. This Protocol shall enter into force among the ratifying States when two thirds of the signatory States have deposited their instruments of ratification. As for the remaining States will enter into force in order to deposit their instruments of ratification.
Article 9. This Protocol shall be registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations through the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned plenipotentiaries,
duly authorized by their respective governments, have signed this Protocol
, to be called - "Protocol of Managua
" - in the city of Managua, Nicaragua, ten
June in 1993.
The Subscribed Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry
That this reproduction is certified true copy taken from the text of the "Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States "_Protocolo of Managua_" signed in Managua on June 10, 1993, which lies in the archives of the Legal Office of the Ministry
Given in Bogota, DC, on the twenty (22) days. | || of February in 1994 (1994).
VARELA HECTOR ADOLFO Sintura Head of the Legal Office
EXECUTIVE BRANCH PUBLIC POWER
PRESIDENCY oF tHE REPUBLIC Santafe Bogota, DC
consideration of the honorable National Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.) César Gaviria Trujillo
the Minister of Foreign Affairs,
(Fdo. ) Noemi Sanin DECREES OF RUBIO
ITEM 1A. To approve the "Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States Managua Protocol" signed in Managua on 10 June 1993. ARTICLE
2A. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a Act. 1944, "Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States, Protocol of Managua", signed in Managua on June 10, 1993, that the first article of this law is passed, will force the country from the date on which the international link regarding the same is perfected.
ARTICLE 3A. This Law governs from the date of publication.
The President of the honorable Senate of the Republic (E.)
HERMIDA Jose Antonio Gomez.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives,
Rodrigo Rivera Salazar.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
communication and publication. Run
prior review by the Constitutional Court, pursuant to Article 241-10
of the Constitution.
Given in Bogota, DC, on November 7, 1995.
Ernesto Samper Pizano Minister of Foreign Affairs,
RODRIGO PARDO GARCÍA-PEÑA.