Common Foreign Policy Follow-up
THE ANDEAN COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS,
Decisions 458 "Common Foreign Policy Guidelines" and 475 "Directive No. 1 on Common Foreign Policy;"
It is necessary to set up mechanisms to follow-up the Common Foreign Policy in accordance with the priorities established by the Andean Council of Foreign Ministers;
Article 1. To direct each Member Country Foreign Ministry to appoint a high-level official whose function shall be to coordinate, in his/her respective country, the performance of actions and negotiations on the Common Foreign Policy agenda, subject to such priorities as the Andean Council of Foreign Ministers may establish.
Article 2. Working jointly with the Pro tempore Secretariat of the Andean Council and with the collaboration of the General Secretariat, those officials shall follow-up the Common Foreign Policy and shall recommend to their respective Foreign Ministries the necessary measures for achieving the objectives stipulated by the Andean Council.
Article 3. The officials shall ensure that their respective Andean Missions and Representative Offices abroad comply with the information policy and with the guidelines for their action in that regard, as provided for in Directive No. 1 on the Common Foreign Policy approved by Decision 475.
Article 4. The officials shall seek, as well, to coordinate Member Country votes and candidacies in the international organizations, pursuant to the priorities and objectives set out in the Common Foreign Policy.
Signed in the city of Lima, Peru on the twenty-seventh of April of the year two thousand.