1979-10-25 La Paz Bolivia
25 Oct 1979, La Paz (Bolivia), on signature of a Treaty by representatives of the member countries of the F-XD0055 - Andean Community. First regular session held Aug 1980, Bogota. Became a Principal Organ of the T-XT6969 - Andean Subregional Integration Agreement (Cartagena Agreement), in accordance with the Protocol of Quito (Ecuador), which entered into force 25 May 1989. A Protocol modifying the charter and additional protocol on direct and universal elections of the representatives, signed Apr 1997, will enable consolidation as joint deliberative body of the F-XF4919 - Sistema Andino de Integración (SAI) representing the peoples of the Andean Community.
Participate in the legislative process by putting forward draft provisions of common interest to the bodies of the System; promote harmonization of member country legislation and the growth of cooperative and coordinated relations with parliaments of the Andean countries and of third countries; promote and guide the Andean subregional integration process; promote popular participation in the Andean integration process; encourage development of an Andean community spirit; maintain the full rule of freedom, social justice and democracy in which all in the Andean subregion participate; ensure that human rights are respected within the framework of the international instruments in force on the subject for all contracting parties; promote among the peoples of the Andean subregion awareness and extensive dissemination of the guiding principles and rules for establishing a new international order; encourage development and integration of the Latin American community; help strengthen international peace and justice.
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Parliament meets in 2 annual ordinary sessions in Bogota (except during sessions where authorities of Andean Parliament are chosen, in which case the session takes place in the country that will assume presidency) and may also meet during extraordinary sessions. Board of Directors, comprising President, 4 Vice-Presidents, General Executive Secretariat and members. Other parliaments (20), 4 of each country, with one representative each in each of the 5 Commissions. Commissions (5): Political, Parliamentary, Integration and Foreign Affairs; Juridical Problems, Legal Development, Harmonization, Culture, Education, Science and Technology; Human Development, Sustainable Development, Environment, Agriculture and Fight Against Illicit Trafficking of Drugs; Economics, Budget and Audit of the Andean Integration System and Tourism; Women, Childhood, Family, Indians, Afro-Americans and Defence of Human Rights.
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