1178th meeting – 17-18 September 2013

Item 4.2abc

Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)

a. Abridged report of the 78th meeting (25-28 June 2013)

b. Study on the feasibility and added value of standard-setting activities or other work in the field of human rights in culturally diverse societies

c. Study on future possible priority areas for the development and promotion of human rights within the Council of Europe

(CM(2013)93, CM(2013)93 corr, CM(2013)93 add2 and CM(2013)93 add3)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. took note of the CDDH study on the feasibility and added value of standard-setting or other work in the field of human rights in culturally diverse societies, as it appears in document CM(2013)93 add2, and agreed to consider its follow-up in the context of the adoption of the terms of reference for the CDDH for the 2014-2015 biennium;

2. encouraged the organisation, upon request from member States, of assistance and capacity-building activities to facilitate the implementation by them of relevant instruments and recommendations in the field of human rights in culturally diverse societies;

3. took note of the CDDH study on possible future priority areas for development and promotion of human rights in the Council of Europe, as it appears in document CM(2013)93 add3;

4. instructed the CDDH to study, by 31 December 2014, the feasibility of new activities, as well as of the revision of existing instruments, on the impact of the economic crisis on human rights in Europe, and to formulate on this basis specific proposals;

5. in the light of decisions 1 to 4 above, took note of the abridged report of the 78th meeting of the CDDH as a whole, as it appears in documents CM(2013)93 and CM(2013)93 corr.



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