The General Assembly, supreme decision-making body of COPA, shall be composed of the delegations of the congresses and parliamentary assemblies of the unitary, federal, federated and associated States, the regional parliaments and the interparliamentary organizations of the Americas.

Its functions include:

a. Debating issues connected with the fields of interest of COPA;

b. Approving, on a consensus basis, recommendations expressing the views of COPA;

c. Confirming the appointment of members of the Executive Committee.

The General Assembly shall meet preferably every 12 months at the invitation of a congress or a parliamentary assembly of the Americas.

The delegations participating in the General Assemblies must respect the principles of gender equity and political pluralism.

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