995th meeting – 16 May 2007

Appendix 1
(Item 1.1)

995 Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies
(Strasbourg, 16 (10 a.m.) May 2007)


Agenda

1.

General questions

1.1

Adoption of the agenda

(CM/Del/OJ(2007)995)

1.2

Preparation of forthcoming meetings

1.3

Communication from the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General

1.4

Report of the Bureau

(CM/Bur/Del(2007)8)
(CM/Notes/995/1.4 of 14.5.2007)

1.5

117th Session of the Committee of Ministers (Strasbourg, 10-11 May 2007) – Follow-up

(CM(2007)PV prov and CM(2007)PV add, CM/Inf(2007)25 and CM(2007)66 final)
(CM/Notes/995/1.5 of 15.5.2007)

2.

Political questions

2.1

Current political questions
- Statement by the Representative of Georgia

    - Statement by the Representative of Germany on behalf of the European Union
    - Statement by the Representative of Serbia
    - Statement by the Representative of Armenia
    - Statement by the Representative of Croatia
    - Statement by the Representative of Bulgaria
    - Statement by the Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    - Statement by the Representative of Turkey

2.2

Situation in Cyprus

2.3

17th high-level “2+2” meeting between the Council of Europe and the OSCE
(Madrid, 3 May 2007) – Follow-up

(CM/Inf(2007)27)
(CM/Notes/995/2.3 of 15.5.2007)

3.

Parliamentary Assembly

3.1

Written Questions by members of the Parliamentary Assembly to the Committee of Ministers

a. Written Question No. 522 by Ms Pashayeva: “The 15th anniversary of occupation of Shusha”

(CM/AS(2007)Quest522)
(CM/Notes/994/3.2a rev of 19.4.2007)

b. Written Question No. 523 by Mr Lindblad: “Falun Gong practitioner expelled from Russia”

(CM/AS(2007)Quest523)
(CM/Notes/994/3.2b of 20.4.2007)

4.

Human rights

4.1

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

a. Exchange of views with the Chair of ECRI

(Item postponed)

 

b. Abridged report of ECRI’s 42nd plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 13-15 March 2007)

(CM(2007)56, CM(2007)56 add1 (Confidential) and CM(2007)56 add2)
(CM/Notes/995/4.1 of 4.5.2007)

4.2

Commissioner for Human Rights – Memoranda on the follow-up to recommendations by Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden

(CommDH(2007)9, CommDH(2007)8 and CommDH(2007)10)

4.3

Ratification of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by the member states of the Council of Europe – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1766 (2006)
(Item to be prepared by GR-H on 22.5.2007)

(Item postponed)

4.4

European Social Charter

a. Collective complaint No. 34/2006 by the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) against Portugal

(Report from the European Committee of Social Rights to the Committee of Ministers (secret document distributed by the Chair of the Deputies))
(CM/Notes/994/4.2a of 20.4.2007)

b. Collective complaint No. 31/2005 by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) against Bulgaria

(Report from the European Committee of Social Rights to the Committee of Ministers (secret document distributed by the Chair of the Deputies))
(CM/Notes/994/4.2b of 20.4.2007)

 

c. Collective complaint No. 32/2005 by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB), the Confederation of Labour “Podkrepa” (CL “Podkrepa”) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) against Bulgaria

(Report from the European Committee of Social Rights to the Committee of Ministers (secret document distributed by the Chair of the Deputies))
(CM/Notes/994/4.2c of 20.4.2007)

H46-1

Ilaşcu and others against Moldova and the Russian Federation –
Judgment of 08/07/2004 – Grand Chamber – Application of Article 46, paragraph 2, of the European Convention on Human Rights as amended by Protocol No. 11

(CM/Inf/DH(2006)17 rev30 and CM/Inf/DH(2006)52 rev2)
(CM/Notes/995/H46-1 of 15.5.2007)

5.

Media

5.1

The image of asylum-seekers, migrants and refugees in the media –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1768 (2006)
(Item prepared by GR-H on 24.4.2007)

(CM/Del/Dec(2006)975/3.1b, REC_1768 (2006) and CM/AS(2007)Rec1768 prov)
(CM/Notes/995/5.1 of 4.5.2007)

(Item postponed)

6.

Social cohesion

6.1

European Committee for Social Cohesion (CDCS)

a. Abridged report of the 18th meeting (Strasbourg, 29-30 March 2007)

b. Statement on the role and future activities of the European Committee for Social Cohesion

c. Draft terms of reference of the Committee of Experts on Social Policy for Families and Children (CS-SPFC)

d. Draft terms of reference of the Committee of Experts on empowerment of people experiencing extreme poverty (CS-PEP)

e. Draft terms of reference of the Committee of Experts on improving the situation of low-income workers (CS-LIW)

(CM(2007)55 and CM(2007)55 corr)

f. Guidelines on access to housing for vulnerable groups

(CM(2007)55 add)

(Items prepared by GR-SOC on 3.5.2007)

(CM/Notes/995/6.1 of 11.5.2007)

7.

Education and culture

7.1

Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research (CDESR)

a. Abridged report of the 5th plenary session (Strasbourg, 21-22 September 2006)

b. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the public responsibility for higher education and research and its Explanatory Memorandum

(Items prepared by GR-C on 25.4.2007)

(CM(2007)20, CM(2007)20 add, DD(2007)242, DD(2007)297)
(CM/Notes/994/7.2 of 26.4.2007)

7.2

Follow-up to the Third Summit: priority for cultural co-operation –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1758 (2006)
(Item prepared by GR-C on 25.4.2007)

(REC_1758 (2006) and CM/AS(2007)Rec1758 prov3 of 27.4.2007)
(CM/Notes/994/7.1 of 27.4.2007)

10.

Legal questions

10.1

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages –
Election of a member of the Committee of Experts in respect of Slovenia
(Item prepared by GR-J on 5.4.2007)

(CM(2007)41)
(CM/Notes/995/10.1 of 13.4.2007)

10.2

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages –
Third report of the Committee of Experts in respect of Norway
(Item prepared by GR-J on 5.4.2007)

(CM(2007)43)
(CM/Notes/995/10.2 of 16.4.2007)

10.3

Urban security in Europe – Recommendation 197 (2006) of the Congress
(Item prepared by GR-J on 5.4.2007)

(Congress Rec_197 (2006) and CM/Cong(2007)Rec197 prov2)
(CM/Notes/995/10.3 of 3.5.2007)

11.

Administration and logistics

11.1

Education allowance –
Draft Resolution CM/Res(2007)… revising Article 7 (education allowance) of the Regulations governing staff salaries and allowances (Appendix IV to the Staff Regulations)
(Item prepared by GR-AB on 15.3.2007)

(CM(2005)62, CM(2006)98, CM(2007)45 and GR-AB(2006)29)
(CM/Notes/995/11.1 of 14.5.2007)

12.

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

12.1

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

a. Communication by the Chief Executive of the Congress on the Spring Session
(Strasbourg, 26-28 March 2007)

b. Adopted texts of the Spring Session of the Congress
(Strasbourg, 26-28 March 2007)

c. Communication by the Chief Executive of the Congress on the 14th Plenary Session
(Strasbourg, 30 May – 1 June 2007)

(Compendium of adopted texts)
(CM/Notes/994/12.1 of 20.4.2007)

13.

Any other business



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