The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its [membership], Members, admit to membership such other [Nations], States, situated in the Region that are Members of the United Nations, any of its Specialized Agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency as have submitted an application for membership of the Commission and a declaration made in a formal instrument that they accept this Agreement as in force at the time of admission.
Observers and Consultants
[Nations] States which, while not Members of the Commission, nor Members or Associate Members of the Organization, are Members of the United Nations, any of its Specialized Agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency may, upon request and subject to the concurrence of the Executive Committee and to the provisions relating to the granting of observer status to nations adopted by the Conference of the Organization, be invited to attend sessions of the Commission in an observer capacity.
Rules of Procedure
The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its membership, adopt and amend its own Rules of Procedure which shall be consistent with the General Rules of the Organization. The Rules of Procedure of the Commission and any amendments thereto shall come into force upon approval by the Director-General of the Organization, and as from the date of such approval.[Subject to confirmation by the Council of the Organization].
1 Words underlified to be added; words in square brackets to be deleted.