1114th meeting – 25 May 2011

Item 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

(CM(2011)53 and CM/Del/Dec(2010)1085/4.3)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. took note of the progress of the work on the accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights, as they appear at Appendix 3 to document CM(2011)53;

2. recalling the importance of concluding as soon as possible work on the draft accession agreement, agreed to extend until 31 December 2011 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;

3. took note of comments by the CDDH on recommendations of the Parliamentary Assembly and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, as they appear at Appendix 4 to document CM(2011)53;

4. took note of the calendar of CDDH meetings and of those of the bodies answerable to it for 2011, as it appears at Appendix 5 to document CM(2011)53;

5. in the light of decisions 1 to 4 above, took note of the abridged report of the 72nd meeting of the CDDH as a whole, as it appears in document CM(2011)53.



 

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