INSTITUTIONAL TEXTS

EUTELSAT IGO’s main role is to ensure that the Basic Principles set forth in the Amended Convention are observed by the Company Eutelsat S.A.
  • Original Convention

    The Convention establishing the European Telecommunications Satellite Organization EUTELSAT entered into force the 1 September 1985.


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  • Amended Convention

    Amendments to the original Convention were approved by the EUTELSAT Assembly of Parties in May 1999. They were applied on an accelerated (provisional) basis as from 2 July 2001 in accordance with a Resolution to this effect adopted by the EUTELSAT Assembly of Parties also in May 1999. The Amended Convention of EUTELSAT entered into force on a definitive basis on 28 November 2002 and is applicable to all Member States.


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  • Protocol

    The Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of the European Telecommunications Satellite Organization EUTELSAT entered into force on 17 August 1988. The Protocol is currently applicable to 24 Member States.

    Further information (as of 9 May 2013) is available in the secure area of the website in Assembly of Parties document AP 38-07 Rev 1.


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  • Amending Agreement to the Protocol

    In May 1999, when the Assembly of Parties approved amendments to the Convention, it was necessary to amend the Protocol to ensure consistency. The Amending Agreement to the Protocol entered into force 6 September 2002. The Amending Agreement to the Protocol is currently applicable to 7 Member States.

    Further information (as of 9 May 2013) is available in the secure area of the website in Assembly of Parties document AP 38-07 Rev 1.


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  • Corrigendum 1 to the Amending Agreement to the Protocol

    Corrigendum 1 to the Amending Agreement to the Protocol was issued on 16 January 2006.


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  • Headquarters Agreement

    The Headquarters Agreement between EUTELSAT IGO and the French Republic was signed on 15 May 2001.


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Amended Convention

The Amended Convention is the international treaty applicable to the organisation