1114th meeting – 25 May 2011

Appendix 1
(Item 1.1)

1114 meeting of the Ministers' Deputies
(Strasbourg, 25 (10 a.m.) May 2011)

Agenda

1.

General questions

     

1.1

Adoption of the agenda

   
   

(CM/Del/OJ(2011)1114)

     

1.2

Preparation of forthcoming meetings

     
   

(CM/Notes/1114/1.2 of 24.5.2011)

     

1.3

Dialogue with the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General

     
   

(SG/Com(2011)1114)

     

1.4

Report of the Bureau

     
   

(CM/Bur/Del(2011)12)

     

1.5

121st Session of the Committee of Ministers (Istanbul, 10-11 May 2011) – Follow-up

     
   

(CM(2011)PV prov (Confidential), CM(2011)PV add1, CM(2011)PV add2prov (Confidential) and CM/Inf(2011)21)
(CM/Notes/1114/1.5 of 24.5.2011 and CM/Notes/1114/1.5 add of 25.5.2011)

     

1.6

Reform of the Council of Europe engagement with civil society –
Stocktaking and new proposals

     
   

(SG/Inf(2011)12 rev)
(CM/Notes/1114/1.6 of 16.5.2011)

     

1.7

Framework for Council of Europe work on migration issues 2011-2013 –
Proposal by the Secretary General

     

(Item postponed)

 

2.

Democracy and political questions

     

2.1

The Council of Europe and the conflict in Georgia

     
   

(CM(2008)150 rev, CM(2008)162, SG/Inf(2008)19, DD(2008)631, SG/Inf(2009)5, SG/Inf(2009)7, CM(2009)PV prov, CM(2009)PV add1, CM(2009)PV add2, SG/Inf(2009)10, SG/Inf(2009)5 add, SG/Inf(2009)9, CM/AS(2009)Quest572, DD(2009)447, SG/Inf(2009)15 final, SG/Inf(2009)5 add2, Parliamentary Assembly Rec_1846 (2008) and CM/AS(2009)Rec1846 final, Parliamentary Assembly Rec_1857 (2009) and CM/AS(2009)Rec1857 final, CM(2009)164, Parliamentary Assembly Rec_1869 (2009) and CM/AS(2010)Rec1869 final, DD(2010)71, DD(2010)95, SG/Inf(2010)7, SG/Inf(2010)8, DD(2010)238, CM/Del/Dec(2010)1090/2.1, SG/Inf(2010)19, DD(2010)559 and SG/Inf(2011)8)

     

2.1bis

Current political questions

   
 

a. Activities for the development and consolidation of democratic stability

   
 

- Forum for the Future of Democracy

   
 

b. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)…of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the principles of good democratic governance at local level and
draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)…of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the funding by higher level authorities of new competences for local authorities –
Request for opinion from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

   
 

(Item prepared by the GR-DEM on 17.5.2011)

     
   

(GR-DEM(2011)CB5, GR-DEM(2011)CB5 corr (Bilingual), FFD-SB(2011)3, CM(2011)60 add1 and CM(2011)60 add3)
(CM/Notes/1114/2.1bis of 19.5.2011)

     
 

c. Other questions

- Statement by the Representative of Albania

- Statement by the Representative of the European Union

   

2.2

Situation in Cyprus

   

2.3

European Committee on Local and Regional Democracy (CDLR)

   
 

a. Abridged report of the 47th meeting (Strasbourg, 28-30 March 2011)

   
 

b. Draft Declaration by the Committee of Ministers on the principles of good democratic governance at local level

   
 

(Item to be prepared by the GR-DEM on 5.7.2011)

   

(Item postponed)

     

3.

Parliamentary Assembly

     

3.1

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

   
 

a. Written Question No. 598 by Mrs Bemelmans-Videc: “Excessive use of force – Bulgaria”

     
   

(CM/AS(2011)Quest598)
(CM/Notes/1114/3.1a of 20.4.2011)

   

4.

Human rights

     

4.1

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights –
Presentation of the general activity report for 2010 and of the 1st quarterly activity report (1 January – 31 March 2011)

     
   

(CommDH(2011)4 and CommDH(2011)14)

4.2

Steering Committee for Equality between Women and Men (CDEG) –
Abridged report of the 46th meeting (Strasbourg, 30 March – 1 April 2011)
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(CM(2011)55)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.2 of 19.5.2011)

     

4.3

Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)

a. Abridged report of the 72nd meeting (Strasbourg, 29 March – 1 April 2011)

b. Extension of the ad hoc terms of reference for the CDDH to elaborate a legal instrument setting out the modalities of accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights

   
 

(Item prepared by the GR-H on 18.5.2011)

   
   

(CM/Del/Dec(2010)1085/4.3 and CM(2011)53)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.3 of 19.5.2011)

     

4.4

European Social Charter

   
 

a. Collective Complaint No. 57/2009 by the European Council of Police Trade Unions (CESP) against France

   
   

(Report from the European Committee of Social Rights to the Committee of Ministers and CM/Del/Dec(2011)1104/4.3e)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.4a of 3.5.2011)

     
 

b. Debate on the European Social Charter and its monitoring mechanism

   
   

(CM(2011)75 of 16.5.2011)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.4b of 17.5.2011)

     

4.5

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) –
Abridged report of the 54th plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 23-25 March 2011)

   
   

(CM(2011)54, CM(2011)54 add1, CM(2011)54 add2 and CM(2011)54 add3 (Confidential))
(CM/Notes/1114/4.5 of 6.5.2011)

     

4.6

“The situation of national minorities in Vojvodina and of the Romanian ethnic minority in Serbia” – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1845 (2008)
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 18.5.2011)

   
   

(Parliamentary Assembly REC_1845 (2008) and CM/AS(2011)Rec1845 prov2)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.6 of 19.5.2011)

     

4.7

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) – Election of a member of the CPT in respect of Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Finland, Malta, Poland, Russian Federation and the Slovak Republic
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 18.5.2011)

   
   

(CM(2011)63, AS/Bur(2011)36, AS/Bur(2011)32, AS/Bur(2011)27, AS/Bur(2011)28, AS/Bur(2011)30, AS/Bur(2011)26 and AS/Bur(2011)29)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.7 of 19.5.2011)

4.8

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities –
Election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee –
Candidates in respect of the Czech Republic
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 18.5.2011)

   
   

(CM(2011)70 of 5.5.2011)
(CM/Notes/1114/4.8 of 19.5.2011)

     

6.

Social cohesion

     

6.1

Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on reducing the risk of vulnerability of elderly migrants and improving their welfare
(Item prepared by the GR-SOC on 24.3.2011)

     
   

(CM(2011)31 rev2)
(CM/Notes/1114/6.1 of 12.5.2011)

     

10.

Legal questions

     

10.1

Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI) –
Abridged report of the 41st meeting (Strasbourg, 17-18 March 2011)
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(CM(2011)45)
(CM/Notes/1114/10.1 of 19.5.2011)

     

10.2

“Solving property issues of refugees and displaced persons” –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1901 (2010)
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(Parliamentary Assembly REC_1901 (2010) and CM/AS(2011)Rec1901 prov2)
(CM/Notes/1114/10.2 of 20.5.2011)

     

10.3

“The necessity to take additional international legal steps to deal with sea piracy” –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1913 (2010)
(Item to be prepared by the GR-J on 30.6.2011)

     

(Item postponed)

     

10.4

“Reinforcing the effectiveness of Council of Europe treaty law” –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1920 (2010) –
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(Parliamentary Assembly REC_1920 (2010) and CM/AS(2011)Rec1920 prov2)
(CM/Notes/1114/10.4 of 24.5.2011)

     

10.5

“Achieving sustainable gender equality in local and regional political life” –
Recommendation 288 (2010) of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(Congress REC_288 (2010) and CM/Cong(2011)Rec288 prov2)
(CM/Notes/1114/10.5 of 19.5.2011)

     

10.6

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

   
 

a. Election of a member of the Committee of Experts in respect of Bosnia and Herzegovina

     

(Sub-item a. postponed)

     
 

b. Election of a member of the Committee of Experts in respect of Cyprus

   

(Sub-item b. postponed)

   
 

c. Fourth report of the Committee of Experts in respect of Germany
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 18.5.2011)

     
   

(CM(2011)59)
(CM/Notes/1114/10.6 of 19.5.2011)

     

11.

Administration and logistics

   

11.1

Directorate of Internal Oversight – Annual report 2010
(Item prepared by the GR-PBA on 19.5.2011)

     
   

(CM(2011)64)
(CM/Notes/1114/11.1 of 23.5.2011)

     

13.

Other business

   

13.1

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities –
Request from Bulgaria to defer publication of the opinion of the Advisory Committee concerning it

   


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