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CM/Inf(2011)35        21 July 2011



Forthcoming Conferences of Specialised Ministers



2011

2012

2012 / 2013

2013

This document contains information (dates, places, themes etc.) on Conferences of Specialised Ministers approved by the Ministers' Deputies. Figures in brackets refer to the relevant decisions of the Committee of Ministers. It also contains details of other ministerial meetings if any.

2011

● 9th Council of Europe Conference of Health Ministers
(29-30 September 2011, Lisbon, Portugal)

(1076/6.3, 1094/6.2, 1111/1.5)

Theme:

(1111/1.5)

Child-friendly health care: building a healthy future for and with children.

Sub-themes:

(1111/1.5)

- The value of children’s rights to health protection;

- Improving equity and accessibility to health care for every child;

- Fostering children’s participation for child-friendly health care;

- Policies and good practices to promote children’s health and well-being.

Responsible body:

(1111/1.5)

Committee of Senior Officials responsible for the Conference.

Participants:

(1111/1.5)

- Member states of the Council of Europe;

- Committee of Ministers;

- Parliamentary Assembly;

- Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe;

- Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights;

- Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe;

- European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR);

- European Steering Committee for Youth (CDEJ);

- European Committee for Social Cohesion (CDCS);

- Steering Committee for Education (CDED);

- European Co-ordination Forum for the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan 2006-2015 (CAHPAH);

- Council of Europe Development Bank.

Guests:

(1111/1.5)

- European Union;

- European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

Observers:

(1111/1.5)

- Canada;

- Holy See;

- Japan;

- Mexico;

- United States of America;

- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies;

- International Organisation for Migration;

- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);

- UNICEF;

- World Bank;

- European Network of Ombudspeople for Children (ENOC);

- European Paediatric Association (EPA/UNEPSA);

- European Youth Forum;

- Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) Network;

- South-Eastern Europe (SEE) Health Network;

- World Health Organisation (WHO).

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● 17th Session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Local and Regional Government (3-4 November 2011, Kyiv, Ukraine)

(1079/1.5, 1102/1.5. 1118/2.3a)

Themes:

(1102/1.5, 1118/2.3a)

- Local government: responses to recession across Europe;

- Overcoming obstacles to transfrontier co-operation;

- Partnership between the Committee of Ministers and the Ministerial Conference;

- Report by Minister Chaves on the reviews agreed in the Utrecht Declaration;

- Human rights at local level.

Responsible body:

(1102/1.5)

European Committee on Local and Regional Democracy (CDLR).

Participants:

(1102/1.5)

- Member states of the Council of Europe;

- Committee of Ministers;

- Parliamentary Assembly;

- Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe;

- Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe;

- Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB).

Guests:

(1102/1.5)

- European Commission,

- European Parliament,

- Secretariat General of the Council of the European Union:

- Committee of the Regions.

Observers:

(1102/1.5)

- Canada;

- Holy See;

- Japan;

- Mexico;

- United States of America;

- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);

- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE);

- Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR-OSCE);

- United Cities and Local Government (UCLG);

- Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR);

- Assembly of European Regions (AER);

- International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP);

- UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat);

- Benelux Union.

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2012

● 2nd Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Social Cohesion
(September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey)

(1074/1.5, 1089/6.1a)

Theme:

(1089/6.1a)

Building a secure future for all.

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● 9th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Youth
(September 2012, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation)

(1104/1.5, 1116/8.1)

Theme:

(1104/1.5)

Young people’s access to rights: development of innovative youth policies.

Sub-themes:

(1104/1.5, 1116/8.1)

- Social inclusion of young people;

- Democracy and participation;

- Living together in diverse societies.

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● 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice
(2012, Austria)

(1107/10.1)

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2012 / 2013

● 2nd Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and New Communication Services (Serbia)

(1107/1.5)

Responsible body:

(1107/1.5)

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

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2013

● 16th session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Spatial/Regional Planning (CEMAT) ([September 2013, Athens,] Greece)

(1118/9.2)

The Deputies […] gave their agreement in principle to the organisation of this session, pending detailed information to be provided by the host country, in accordance with Resolution CM/Res(2011)7 on Council of Europe conferences of specialised ministers, and subject to the availability of necessary financial resources.

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