1130th meeting – 11 January 2012
Deputy Secretary General –
Procedure for election
(CM/Del/Dec(2011)1129/1.6, CM/Del/Dec(2011)1129bis/1.3, CM(2011)180 prov2, DD(2011)893, DD(2011)1119 and DD(2011)1120)
1. approved provisionally the draft competence framework for the post of Deputy Secretary General, as it appears in document CM(2011)180 prov2, and agreed to consult the Parliamentary Assembly in the Joint Committee on this basis;
2. agreed provisionally to the Secretary General’s proposal to shorten on an exceptional basis the duration of the term of office of the next Deputy Secretary General to three years in order to ensure a sequence in the elections of Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General, allowing complementarity between the profiles of the two post holders, and agreed to consult the Parliamentary Assembly in the Joint Committee on this basis.