Ministers’ Deputies


CM/Del/OJ(2012)1139      4 April 20121

1139 Meeting, 4 April 2012 (10 am)

Draft Agenda

In application of the rules for the dispatch of reference documents and Notes on the Agenda, the deadlines are:
CM: 7 March 2012
Notes: 23 March 2012


General questions



Adoption of the agenda





Preparation of forthcoming meetings



Dialogue with the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General





Report of the Bureau





Conferences of specialised ministers – State of preparation
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 3.4.2012)


(CM/Notes/1139/1.5 of 27.3.2012)



Deputy Secretary General – Procedure for election


(CM/Del/Dec(2011)1129bis/1.3, CM/Del/Dec(2012)1130/1.7, CM(2011)180 fin, CM/Del/Dec(2012)1132/1.6, CM/Res(2012)1, CM(2012)60 and CM(2012)61)
(CM/Notes/1139/1.6 of 3.4.2012)



Exchange of views with Mr Luzius Wildhaber, Chairman of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Candidates for Election as Judge to the European Court of Human Rights



Democracy and political questions



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, SG/Inf(2011)8 and SG/Inf(2011)24)


Current political questions


a. Activities for the development and consolidation of democratic stability
(Item prepared by the GR-DEM on 27.3.2012)


. Russian Federation


(GR-DEM(2012)CB5 and DPA/Inf(2012)4)
(CM/Notes/1139/2.1bis of 28.3.2012)


b. Other questions


- Statement by the Committee of Ministers on the recent executions in Japan
- Statement by the Representative of the European Union



Situation in Cyprus



Parliamentary Assembly



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


a. Written Question No. 602 by Mr Omtzigt: “No prosecution of the Dutch association Martijn”


(CM/Del/Dec(2011)1121/3.1a and CM/AS(2012)Quest602 prov)
(CM/Notes/1139/3.1a of 2.4.2012)



Human rights



European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) – Election of members of the CPT in respect of Latvia and Montenegro
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 23.3.2012)


(CM/Notes/1139/4.1 of 29.2.2012)



“The large-scale arrival of irregular migrants, asylum seekers and refugees on Europe’s southern shores” – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1967 (2011),
“Unaccompanied children in Europe: issues of arrival, stay and return –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1969 (2011) and
“Asylum seekers and refugees: sharing responsibilities in Europe” –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1973 (2011)
(Item prepared by the TC-ENF (for the reply to Recommendation 1969 (2011)) and to be prepared by the GR-H on 29.5.2012)


(Item postponed)



European Social Charter –
Collective Complaint No. 59/2009 by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Centrale générale des syndicats libéraux de Belgique (CGSLB), Confédération des syndicats chrétiens de Belgique (CSC) and Fédération générale du travail de Belgique (FGTB) against Belgium


(Report from the European Committee of Social Rights to the Committee Ministers and CM/Del/Dec(2012)1132/4.1a)
(CM/Notes/1139/4.3 of 23.3.2012)






Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC)


a. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)… of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of human rights with regard to search engines




b. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)… of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of human rights with regard to social networking services




c. Draft Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the Desirability of International Standards dealing with Forum Shopping in respect of Defamation (“libel tourism”) to Ensure Freedom of Expression




(Sub-item postponed)


(Item prepared by the GR-H on 23.3.2012)


(CM/Notes/1139/5.1 of 27.3.2012)



Legal questions



European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)


a. Abridged report of the 18th plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 7-8 December 2011)




b. 2012-2013 activity programme of the CEPEJ


(CM(2012)22 add)


(Item prepared by the GR-J on 21.2.2012)


(CM/Notes/1139/10.1ab of 23.2.2012)



Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of anti-money laundering measures and the financing of terrorism (MONEYVAL)


a. Exchange of views with Mr Vladimir Nechaev, Chairman of MONEYVAL


b. Annual report for 2011
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 21.2.2012)


(CM(2012)21 and CM(2012)21 corr (Bilingual))
(CM/Notes/1139/10.2 of 23.2.2012)



“The obligation of member and observer States of the Council of Europe to co-operate in the prosecution of war crimes” – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1953 (2011)


(Item postponed)



Administration and logistics



Pension Reserve Fund – Nomination to the Management Board
(This item has been examined at the 1138th meeting (28 March 2012) of the Ministers’ Deputies)



Any other business

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