958th meeting – 15 March 2006
Draft Convention on the avoidance of statelessness in relation to state succession and its Explanatory Report
(CM(2005)78 and Addendum, Parliamentary Assembly Opinion No. 258 (2006), GR-J(2006)3 and GR-J(2006)CB2, CM(2006)37 and Addendum)
1. took note of the comments made by the Secretariat on Parliamentary Assembly Opinion No. 258 as contained in document GR-J(2006)3;
2. adopted the Council of Europe Convention on the avoidance of statelessness in relation to state succession, as it appears at Appendix 10 to the present volume of Decisions;
3 decided to open the Convention for signature on the occasion of the 116th Ministerial Session (Strasbourg, 18-19 May 2006);
4. took note of the Explanatory Report to the Convention as it appears in document CM(2006)37 Addendum.