1009th meeting – 24 October 2007
Co-ordinating Committee on Remuneration (CCR) –
Concertation Group: Article 7 of the Regulation on the Co-ordination System – 181st report
1. took note of the 181st report of the Co-ordinating Committee on Remuneration (CCR), as it appears in document CM(2007)108;
2. agreed to maintain the mandate of the concertation group within the framework of the
co-ordination system, and in order to improve its functioning, to replace the text of Article 7a) as set out in Annex 1 of the CCR’s 154th report (CM(2004)14) with the following text:
“Where discussions on a specific subject have reached an impasse between the CCR and at least one of the other parties, the CCR, CRSG and CRP may establish, as needed, a concertation group to progress on the subject in question. The concertation group will not have decision making powers and will not override the prerogatives of the CCR. It shall be chaired by the Chairperson of the CCR. The results of the concertation group’s deliberations shall be presented to the three Committees of co-ordination for discussion before a CCR recommendation is formulated. The working modalities of the concertation group, designed to clarify its mandate and working procedures, shall be set out in the internal rules of procedure.”;
3. invited the Secretary General to communicate these decisions to the other Co-ordinated Organisations and to the Committees of the system of co-ordination.