Regulation C/REG.25/12/07 Appointing Dr. Cardoso Placido Montero as the Director-General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO)

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Economic Community of West African States

Regulation C/REG.25/12/07 Appointing Dr. Cardoso Placido Montero as the Director-General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO)

The Council of Ministers,MINDFUL of Articles 10, 11 and 12 of the ECOWAS Treaty as amended, establishing the Council of Ministers and defining its composition and function;MINDFUL of Protocol A/P.2/7/87 as amended, establishing the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) as a specialised institution of ECOWAS and as the single health organisation for the sub-­region;MINDFUL of Article IX of the aforementioned Protocol on the appointment of a Director-General and a Deputy Director-General to steer the affairs of WAHO;MINDFUL of Article 18 of the ECOWAS Treaty as amended by Supplementary Protocol A/SP.1/06/06 of 14 June 2006 and relating to the appointment of Statutory Appointees of Community Institutions;RECALLING that the tenure of the current Director-General of WAHO expires on the 24th February 2008 and that a new Director-General would have to be appointed in order to avoid a vacuum in that position and thus ensure continuity in the management of the affairs of WAHO;RECALLING also the Supplementary Act A/SA.2/ 06/07 Allocating the Post of the Director General of WAHO to the Republic of Guinea Bissau;ALSO RECALLING Decision A/Dec.3/7/91 relating to the selection and evaluation of the Performance of Statutory Appointees of the Community undertaken by the Ad-hoc Ministerial Committee set up for that purpose;ON THE RECOMMENDATION of the Eleventh Meeting of the Ad-hoc Ministerial Committee on the Selection and Evaluation of the Performance of Statutory Appointees held in Ouagadougou from 10-12 December 2007;ENACTS

Article 1

Dr. Cardoso Placido MONTERO is hereby appointed as the Director-General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) for a non­-renewable term of four (4) years with effect from the date of assumption of duty.

Article 2

This Regulation shall be published in the Official Journal of the Community by the Commission within thirty (30) days of its signature by the Chairperson of the Council of Ministers. It shall also be published within the same time-frame in the National Gazette of each Member State.
Done at Ouagadougou, this 15th day of December 2007.H. E. Mme Minata Samaté CessoumaChairperson, for the Council
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