1. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (hereinafter referred to as FAO) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (hereinafter referred to as UNIDO) agree that, with a view to facilitating the effective attainment of the objectives set forth in their respective constitutional instruments, within the general framework established by the Charter of the United Nations, they will recognize their respective spheres of competence. They will act in close co-operation with each other and will consult each other regularly on matters of common interest.
2. The two Organizations agree to continue their co-operation in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding, concluded between FAO and UNIDO established by resolutions 2089(XX) and 2152(XXI) of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Such co-operation shall be subject to any arrangements which may be negotiated and agreed in accordance with Article 9 of this Agreement.
1. Representatives of FAO shall be invited to attend the General Conference of UNIDO and to participate without vote in the deliberations of that body and, where appropriate, of its subsidiary organs, on matters of particular concern to FAO.
2. Representatives of UNIDO shall be invited to attend the FAO Conference and to participate without vote in the deliberations of that body and, where appropriate, of its subsidiary organs, on matters of particular concern to UNIDO.
3. Representatives of FAO shall be invited to attend sessions of the Industrial Development Board and to participate without vote in the deliberations of that body on matters of particular concern to FAO.
4. Representatives of UNIDO shall be invited to attend sessions of the FAO Council and to participate without vote in the deliberations of that body on matters of particular concern to UNIDO.
5. Appropriate arrangements shall be made by agreement from time to time for the representation of FAO or UNIDO at other meetings convened under their respective auspices which consider matters of concern to the other organization.
After such preliminary consultations as may be necessary, FAO may include in the provisional agenda of its Conference or Council items proposed by UNIDO. Similarily, UNIDO may include in the provisional agenda of its General Conference or Industrial Development Board, items proposed by FAO.
Subject to such arrangements as may be necessary to safeguard the confidentiality of any information or document, the Secretariat of FAO and the Secretariat of UNIDO shall provide each other with such data, documents and information as may be necessary or relevant to their work and shall keep each other fully informed of projected activities or programmes of work which may be of common interest.
The Secretariat of FAO and the Secretariat of UNIDO shall maintain a close working relationship in accordance with such arrangements as may be mutually agreed upon from time to time by the Directors-General of FAO and UNIDO.
FAO and UNIDO agree to keep each other informed of their statistical work and to consult each other on statistical projects or programmes of common interest.
FAO and UNIDO agree that the measures to be taken by them, within the framework of any general arrangements for co-operation relating to personnel matters which may be made by the United Nations, will include:
(a) Measures to avoid competition in the recruitment of their personnel;
(b) Measures to facilitate the interchange of personnel on a temporary or permanent basis, in appropriate cases, in order to obtain the maximum benefit from their services, making due provision for the protection of the seniority, pension and other rights of the personnel concerned; and
(c) Measures to avoid duplication of entitlements and other benefits provided for in the relevant Staff Regulations or Staff Rules in cases where the spouse of a staff member of one of the Organizations is employed by the other Organization.
If compliance with a request for assistance made by either Organization to the other would involve substantial expenditure for the Organization complying with the request, consultations shall take place with a view to determining the most appropriate manner of meeting such expenditure.
The Directors-General of FAO and UNIDO may enter into such arrangements for the implementation of this Agreement as may be found desirable in the light of the operating experience of the two Organizations.
In accordance with their respective agreements with the United Nations, FAO and UNIDO will inform the United Nations of the terms of the present Agreement. Upon its entry into force in accordance with Article 12, it will be communicated to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for filing and recording.
1. The provisions of this Agreement shall be reviewed at the request of either FAO or UNIDO and may be amended by mutual agreement. Any such amendement shall enter into force upon fulfilment of the necessary internal procedures by both Organizations.
2. This Agreement may be terminated by mutual consent, or on 31 December of any year by written notice given by either party no later than 30 June of that year.
This Agreement shall enter into force upon having been approved by the Industrial Development Board of UNIDO and by the FAO Council, confirmed by the FAO Conference and signed by the Directors-General of UNIDO and FAO.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization have affixed their signatures to two authentic texts of this Agreement each in English and French, the English and French versions being equally authoritative.
Done at ............. on ............. 198..
Protocol regarding the entry into Force of the Agreement between the Food and Agreement Organization of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
In accordance with the provision of its Artical 12, the Agreeement between FAO and UNIDO entered into force on ..... after having been approved by the Council of FAO and by the Industrial Development Board of UNIDO on ..... and confirmed by the FAO Conference and after having been signed on ..... by the Directors-General of FAO and UNIDO, respectively.
SIGNED at .............. on .............. 198. in two copies, each in English and French, both language versions being equally authentic.