Resignation of the Andean Community Secretary
THE ANDEAN COUNCIL OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTERS,
IN AN EXTENDED MEETING,
HAVING REVIEWED AND CONSIDERED: Articles
17, 20 and
32 of the Cartagena Agreement; Articles 5, 6 and 13, paragraph c), of the
Regulations of the Andean Community General Secretariat contained in Decisions
409 y 426 of the Andean Council of Foreign Affairs Ministers; Articles 6 and 7
of Decision 407, and Decision 530;
WHEREAS: Through Decision 530 of the Andean Council of Foreign Affairs
Ministers, at an extended meeting, Mr. Guillermo Fernández de Soto was elected
Secretary General of the Andean Community;
On October 30, 2003, Mr. Guillermo Fernández de Soto presented his letter of
resignation to the position of Secretary General of the Andean Community,
effective as from December 31, 2003;
Article 1.- To accept the resignation of Mr.
Guillermo Fernández de Soto to the position of Secretary General of the Andean
Community, effective as from December 31, 2003.
Article 2.- As from the date indicated in Article 1 above and until a new
Secretary General is designated, the General Secretariat shall be provisionally
managed by the Director General with highest seniority in the post.
Article 3.- To express the deep recognition from the Andean Council of
Foreign Affairs Ministers and the Andean Community Commission to Mr. Guillermo
Fernández de Soto for his excellent quality while performing his duties, thus
setting new guidelines to the integration process.
Given in the City of Lima, Peru, on this 31st day of October, 2003.