Any signatory may propose an amendment to this Charter. The text of any proposed amendment shall be circulated to the signatories by the Secretariat and submitted to the Council of Signatories for consideration and approval.

The Chairperson of the Steering Committee shall convene a meeting of the signatories for the purpose of rectifying and accepting the amendments, or of approval by the signatories and the amendments shall enter into force once two-thirds of the members’ instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession are deposited with the Chairperson of the Steering Committee.