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Fundamental Texts

The International Organisation of Vine and Wine is an intergovernmental organisation founded on an international treaty regulated by an international rules of procedure and Headquarters Agreement.

Founding treaty:

Agreement of 3 April 2001 establishing the International Organisation of Vine and Wine [DE], [EN], [ES], [FR], [IT]

Internal Rules of Procedure:

Title I: General Provisions, adopted on 22 October 2004, amended and modified on 16 October 2007, 3 July 2009, 28 October 2011, 24 October 2013 and 28 October 2016 [DE], [EN], [ES], [FR], [IT]

Title II: Financial regulations, adopted on 14 October 2005 [DE], [EN], [ES], [FR], [IT]

Title III: Staff Status Regulations, adopted on 14 October 2005 [DE], [EN], [ES], [FR], [IT]

Title IV : Specific Status of the Director General Regulations, adopted on 14 October 2005 [DE], [EN], [ES], [FR], [IT]

Headquarters agreement:

Agreement of 20 January 1965 between the French republic and the OIV relating to the head office of the OIV and its privileges and immunities within the territory of France [FR] (Decree 66-680 of 15 September 1966 - JORF 31-09-1966 p. 8309 and verbal note of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs NUOI/E/N°578 of 16 March 2004 confirming the succession of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine in its rights and obligations held by the International Vine and Wine Office by this Headquarters Agreement).