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Council
Chairs:   
Mr. Ali Babacan   
(Turkey)
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
Mr. Angel Gurría   
(OECD)
Secretary-General
(Sessions of Permanent Representatives)
Vice-Chairs:   
Chile   
Poland   
Members:   
Australia   
Korea, Republic of   
Austria   
Luxembourg   
Belgium   
Mexico   
Canada   
Netherlands   
Chile   
New Zealand   
Czech Republic   
Norway   
Denmark   
Poland   
Estonia   
Portugal   
Finland   
Slovakia   
France   
Slovenia   
Germany   
Spain   
Greece   
Sweden   
Hungary   
Switzerland   
Iceland   
Turkey   
Ireland   
United Kingdom   
Israel   
United States   
Italy   
European Commission   
Japan   
Date of creation:
30th September 1961
Duration:
Unspecified

Mandate:    Articles 7, 8, 9 and 10.2 of the Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development

 

 

 

"Article 7

 

   A Council composed of all the Members shall be the body from which all acts of the Organisation derive. The Council may meet in sessions of Ministers or of Permanent Representatives.

 

Article 8

 

   The Council shall designate each year a Chairman, who shall preside at its ministerial sessions, and two Vice‑Chairmen. The Chairman may be designated to serve one additional consecutive term.

 

Article 9

 

   The Council may establish an Executive Committee and such subsidiary bodies as may be required for the achievement of the aims of the Organisation.

 

Article 10

   ...

 

2.   The Secretary‑General shall serve as Chairman of the Council meeting at sessions of Permanent Representatives. He shall assist the Council in all appropriate ways and may submit proposals to the Council or to any other body of the Organisation."

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