The Secretariat. 1. The Parties hereby establish a Secretariat of this Agreement, comprising the competent organs referred to in Annex XVI.
The Secretariat. 1. The Secretariat shall be composed of the Executive Secretary and such staff serving the Commission. The Executive Secretary and the staff of the Secretariat shall be appointed and governed in accordance with the terms, conditions and procedures laid down in the Administrative Manual, Staff Regulations and Staff Rules of the Organization, as generally applicable to other staff members of the Organization.
The Secretariat. 1. The Council shall recommend the appointment and conditions of service of the Executive Secretary for the approval of the General Assembly. The Council shall determine staffing levels and the terms and conditions of employment of the Secretariat.
The Secretariat. 4.1. The Secretariat shall, following instructions provided by the meetings of the Parties, promote and coordinate the activities undertaken in accordance with Article 6.1 of this agreement and shall, in close consultation with the Advisory Committee, provide advice and support to the Parties and their Coordinating Authorities.