1042nd meeting – 25-27 November 2008

    Item 11.1
    Part 5

    BUDGETS OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE
    Financial Year 2009

    Budget of the European Pharmacopoeia and adjustment of the scale of contributions of member states to the budgets of the Council of Europe
    (CM(2008)130 vol4, CM(2008)85 and CM(2008)138)

    Decisions

    A. The Deputies, in their composition restricted to Representatives of the States Parties to the Convention on the Elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia,1

1. in the light of Article 10 paragraph 2 of the Convention agreed that:

    - expenditure related to the implementation of the activities and common secretariat expenditure shall be covered by a budget of which financing is ensured by the States Parties to the Convention;

    - the budget and the specific scales of contributions shall be adopted annually by the Representatives, on the Committee of Ministers, of the States Parties to the Convention;

    - the Financial Regulations of the Council of Europe shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the adoption and management of the budget;

2. approved the scale of contributions for 2009 and consequently adopted Resolution CM/Res(2008)33, as it appears at Appendix 15 to the present volume of Decisions;

    3. approved, with effect from 1 January 2009, the transfer of 1 A1/2/3 post and 1 B2 post from the Partial Agreement in the Social and Public Health Field;

    4. approved, with effect from 1 January 2009, the creation of 6 A1/2/3 posts, 1 B5 post, 4 B4 posts, 3 B3 posts, as well as the transformation of 24 positions (4 A1/2/3, 6 B4, 1 B3, 5 B2, 8 C2) into posts, on the understanding that a number (a minimum 25%) of the posts would be filled by staff on fixed-term contracts;

    5. approved the Investment Programme for 2009, as it appears at the Appendix to document CM(2008)130 vol4 for a total of €3 200 000;

    6. approved the 2009 budget of the European Pharmacopoeia and consequently adopted Resolution CM/Res(2008)34, as it appears at Appendix 16 to the present volume of Decisions;

7. approved the medium-term plan (2009-2011) of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicine and Health Care (EDQM) as it appears in document DD(2008)525 and, accordingly, invited the Secretary General to use it as a basis for the preparation of the 2010 and 2011 draft budgets.

    B. The Deputies, in their composition restricted to Representatives of the States Parties in 2007 to the Convention on the Elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia,2

    1. decided to apportion the amount of €3 million, transferred to a suspense account upon adoption of Resolution CM/Res(2008)10, among the States Parties, as it appears at Appendix 17 to the present volume of Decisions;

    2. agreed that each State Party would officially inform the Secretary General of its choice regarding the allocation of the amount due to it.

Note 1 States concerned: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Turkey and United Kingdom.
Note 2 States concerned: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Turkey and United Kingdom.


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