.Ministers’ Deputies


CM/Del/OJ(2013)1178      18 September 20131

1178 Meeting, 17 (3 p.m.) – 18 (10 a.m.) September 2013


In application of the rules for the dispatch of reference documents and Notes on the Agenda, the deadlines are:
CM: 21 August 2013
Notes: 6 September 2013


General questions



Adoption of the agenda





Preparation of forthcoming meetings


(CM/Notes/1178/1.2 of 17.9.2013)



Dialogue with the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General


(SG/Com(2013)1178, SG/Inf(2013)32)



Report of the Bureau





Thematic debate: “The role of the Council of Europe in addressing the rise of extremisms in evolving societies”


(SG/Inf(2013)30 and DD(2013)960)



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, SG/Inf(2011)24, SG/Inf(2012)5, SG/Inf(2012)28 rev and SG/Inf(2013)13)


Current political questions


a. Activities for the development and consolidation of democratic stability
(Item prepared by the GR-DEM on 10.9.2013)


. Albania


(GR-DEM(2013)CB8 and DGII/Inf(2013)9)
(CM/Notes/1178/2.1bis of 12.9.2013)


b. Other questions


- Statement by the Representative of the European Union
- Statement by the Representative of Portugal
- Statement by the Representative of Norway



Situation in Cyprus



Centre of Expertise on Local Government Reform –
Annual report 2012 and prospects for 2013
(Item prepared by the GR-DEM on 10.9.2013)


(CM/Notes/1178/2.3 of 11.9.2013)



Parliamentary Assembly



Communication by the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly on the preparation of the 4th part of the 2013 Session (Strasbourg, 30 September – 4 October 2013) and other Assembly activities


(SG/AS(2013)7, SG/AS(2013)7 add)



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


a. Written Question No. 643 by Mr Nikolaj Villumsen: “Media freedom versus anti-terrorism legislation”


(CM/Notes/1178/3.2a of 10.10.2013)



Human rights



Supervision of execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights –
Adoption of final resolutions


(CM/Notes/1178/H46-1 of 6.9.2013)



Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights –
Presentation of the 2nd quarterly activity report 2013





Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)


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


(CM(2013)93 and CM(2013)93 corr)


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


(CM(2013)93 add2)


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


(CM(2013)93 add3)


(Sub-items a, b and c prepared by the GR-H on 17.9.2013)


(CM/Notes/1178/4.2abc of 17.9.2013)


d. Draft Toolkit to inform public officials about the States’ obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights


(CM(2013)93 add4 rev)


e. Draft Guide to good practice in respect of domestic remedies


(CM(2013)93 add5)


f. Report containing conclusions and possible proposals for action on ways to resolve the large numbers of applications arising from systemic issues identified by the Court


(CM(2013)93 add6)


(Sub-items d, e and f prepared by the GT-REF.ECHR on 10.9.2013)


(CM/Notes/1178/4.2def of 12.9.2013)



“Reinforcing the selection processes for experts of key Council of Europe human rights monitoring mechanisms” ‒ Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 2012 (2013)
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 17.9.2013)


(Parliamentary Assembly REC_2012 (2013) and CM/AS(2013)Rec2012 prov2)
(CM/Notes/1178/4.3 of 17.9.2013)



European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) –
Appointment of a member in respect of the United Kingdom
(Item prepared by the GR-H on 17.9.2013)


(Resolution Res(2002)8 and DGII/Inf(2013)7)
(CM/Notes/1178/4.4 of 27.8.2013)



Legal questions



European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 12.9.2013)


a. Abridged report of the 21st meeting (Strasbourg, 20-21 June 2013)




b. Guidelines on the creation of judicial maps to support access to justice within a quality judicial system


(CM(2013)104 add1)


c. Cooperation between the European Commission and the CEPEJ for the European Union Justice Scoreboard


(Sub-item postponed)


(CM(2013)104 add2)


d. Participation of observer States in the cycle for evaluating judicial systems


(CM(2013)104 add3)


(CM/Notes/1178/10.1 of 13.9.2013)



European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) –
Abridged report of the 64th session (Strasbourg, 28-31 May 2013)
(Item prepared by the GR-J on 12.9.2013)


(CM/Notes/1178/10.1 of 12.9.2013)



Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) – Draft revised Resolution on its Statute


(Item postponed)





“Towards a Council of Europe convention to combat trafficking in organs, tissues and cells of human origin” – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 2009 (2013)


(Item postponed)



Programme, Budget and Administration



Appointment of the External Auditor


(CM/Del/Dec(2013)1171/11.1 and CM(2013)37)
(CM/Notes/1178/11.1 of 3.9.2013)



Appointment of members and alternate members of the Budget Committee for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016 – Call for candidacy


(CM/Del/Dec(2013)1171/11.2 and CM(2013)38)
(CM/Notes/1178/11.2 of 3.9.2013)



Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe



Exchange of views with Mr Herwig van Staa, President of the Congress



Any other business



Statement by the Thematic Co-ordinator for Information Policy



Draft Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the recent executions in Japan and in the United States of America

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