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:

  1. Set the general policy and the Commission’s broad guidelines;
  2. Control the operation and the Commission;
  3. Analyse the Council’s reports and produce relevant decisions;
  4. Decide ultimately on all issues for which the Council could reach a decision;
  5. Create any body or Specialized Committees of the Commission,
  6. Determine the budget of the Commission;
  7. Appoint and dismiss the Executive Secretary
  8. 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.