961st meeting – 5 April 2006
Intercultural Dialogue – Guidelines for the drawing-up of the “White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue”
(GR-C(2006)CB2, CM-SUIVI3(2006)CB3, CM(2006)44 and CM/Del/Dec(2006)959/1.1)
1. adopted the guidelines on the drawing-up of the “White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue”, as they appear in document CM(2006)44 final;
2. agreed to transmit them to the Parliamentary Assembly, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, the Conference of INGOs having participatory status with the Council of Europe, the Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), the North-South Centre, Eurimages and relevant steering committees, so that they can contribute to the work on the White Paper and more generally to the Council of Europe action to develop intercultural dialogue and inform the Committee of Ministers thereof;
3. invited their Rapporteur Group on Education, Culture, Youth, Sport and Environment (GR-C) to follow up the work on the “White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue” on the basis of the adopted guidelines.