Resolution on the Scale of Assessment


The Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity, meeting at its Forty- fourth Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 21 to 26 July 1986,

Having considered the Interim Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Scale of Assessment CM/1393 (XLIV),

Aware of the urgent need for a Scale of Assessment acceptable to all Member States to be drawn up:

  1. COMMENDS the work of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Scale of Assessment and takes note of the interim Report of the Committee;

  1. APPEALS to all Member States who have not yet done so to urgently furnish the General Secretariat with all statistical data required for the determination of the Scale of Assessment;

  1. URGES the Ad Hoc Committee to proceed speedily with its work so as to be able to report definitively to the Forty-fifth Session of the Council in February 1987;

  1. ACCEPTS the Ad Hoc Committee’s recommendation for the Committee to be transformed into a permanent committee on Scale of Assessment making it possible for the Committee to study and report more frequently changes in Member Countries’ economic conditions that affect their capacity to pay contributions;

  1. DECIDES that until a new Scale of Assessment is adopted, Member States will continue to pay their contributions for the 1987 - 88 Financial Year on the basis of the Scale of Assessment currently in force which was adopted in Nairobi in June 1981.

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