The Secretary-General shall be appointed by the Assembly on the nomination of the Council on such terms as the Assembly may determine. The Secretary-General shall be the chief technical and administrative officer of the Organization.
The Secretary-General shall be ex officio Secretary of the Assembly and of the Council, and shall attend ex officio all commissions of the Organization. He may delegate these functions.
The Secretary-General shall prepare and submit annually to the Council the financial statements and budget estimates of the Organization.
The Secretary-General shall appoint the staff of the Secretariat in accordance with staff regulations established by the Assembly.
Mrs. Njoupouo YAP Mariatou is appointed as Secretary-General since 14 october 2020 by the Resolution II of the 24th General Assembly.