Frequently Asked Questions

What is the role of the EU ?

Under the 2007 Agreement, the EU is a Member of the Organization,  with exclusive competence over matters governed by the Agreement, and its member States are not eligible to become Contracting Parties to the Agreement.    The EU pays the contributions of all its Member States and is a member of the Council.  Before and during meetings it holds coordination meetings with its Member States to harmonize its position on matters under consideration.

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