The Summit is the supreme organ of the Commission. It is composed of Heads of State and Government or their duly authorized representatives.
It meets once a year, in ordinary session, and at any time, in extraordinary session, under to the agreement of two thirds of the Commission’s Member States.
The Summit has the following duties:
- Set the general policy and the Commission’s broad guidelines;
- Control the operation and the Commission;
- Analyse the Council’s reports and produce relevant decisions;
- Decide ultimately on all issues for which the Council could reach a decision;
- Create any body or Specialized Committees of the Commission,
- Determine the budget of the Commission;
- Appoint and dismiss the Executive Secretary
- Define the Commission headquarters
The Summit takes decisions by consensus or, failing that, by a majority of 2/3 of the States present.
To meet and legitimately deliberate it is required quorum of 2/3 of the Commission’s Member States.