Terms of reference
The functions of the Joint Committee are:
The Joint Committee is composed of representatives of the Committee of Ministers and representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly.
Each organ is free to choose its own method of selecting its representatives on the Joint Committee.
The President of the Parliamentary Assembly is the chairperson of the Joint Committee.
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe is entitled to attend the meetings of the Joint Committee in an advisory capacity.
The Joint Committee is the organ of co-ordination of the Council of Europe.