1132nd meeting – 1 February 2012
Deputy Secretary General –
Procedure for election
(CM/Del/Dec(2011)1129/1.6, CM/Del/Dec(2011)1129bis/1.3, CM/Del/Dec(2012)1130/1.7, CM(2011)180 final, Regulations relating to the appointment of the Secretary General, Deputy Secretary General and Secretary General of the Assembly having the rank of Deputy Secretary General)
The Deputies, having agreed with the Parliamentary Assembly in the Joint Committee on 26 January 2012,
1. approved the competence framework for the post of Deputy Secretary General, as it appears in document CM(2011)180 final;
2. agreed 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 consequently adopted Resolution CM/Res(2012)1, as it appears at Appendix 2 to the present volume of Decisions;
3. declared open the period of submission of candidatures for the post of Deputy Secretary General and recalled that the closing date was fixed at 31 March 2012.