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Council Resolution 98-05

Distribution: General

C/C.01/98-02/RES/05/Rev.2

ORIGINAL:  ENGLISH

Toronto, 26 March 1998

Budget Approval for On-going Activities (2)

THE COUNCIL:

RECALLING resolution 98-03;

ENSURING that the Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation continue its operations notwithstanding the fact that the 1998 Program and Budget has not yet been fully approved by the Council;

HEREBY:

AUTHORIZES the Secretariat to incur obligations and make payments, in accordance with Appendix A of this resolution, that cumulatively do not exceed one-twelfth of the amount listed for each of the various budget items listed in Appendix A multiplied by the number of months that have expired since the beginning of 1998 until such time as the 1998 Program and Budget receives final Council approval;

AGREES THAT this resolution does not constitute approval of the final budget levels for the particular budget items listed in Appendix A and that it will terminate upon approval of the 1998 Program and Budget by the Council.

FURTHER AGREES that the present resolution supersedes, as of 26 March 1998, resolution   98-03.

ADOPTED ON BEHALF OF THE COUNCIL

Government of Canada by Avrim Lazar

Government of the United Mexican States by José Luis Samaniego

Government of the United States of America by William A. Nitze

ATTESTED BY:

(S) Marc Paquin

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Marc Paquin

Council Secretary

RESOLUTION 98-05

APPENDIX A

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

 

US $

 

 

 Salaries – Total

1 879 000

 Specific obligations

646 000

 Publications and reports

475 000  

 Rent – Program related

296 000  

 Telecommunications – Program related

59 000  

 CEC Resource Centre

230 000

 Common program related expenditures

50 000

 

 

 External and temporary support

164 000

 Telecommunications – Non program related

41 000

 Assets

190 000

 Rent – Non program related

204 000

 Relocation & orientation

60 000

 Office equipment & supplies

100 000

 Professional development

20 000

 

 

 Salaries

1 293 000

 Public outreach

289 000

 Council Operations

180 000

 Executive management

100 000

 JPAC Sessions

100 000

 Public Meetings

125 000

 

 

 Contingency fund

200 000

 

 

Budget Approval for On-going Activities (2)