Ministers’ Deputies
Notes on the Agenda

CM/Notes/1018/5.1 1 February 20081
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1018 Meeting, 20 February 2008
5 Media


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

a. Abridged report of the 6th meeting (Strasbourg, 27-30 November 2007)
b. Draft declaration on protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the Internet
c. Draft declaration on the allocation and management of the digital dividend and the public interest
d. Draft ad hoc terms of reference for the CDMC on the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations

Item prepared by the GR-H at its meeting of 29 January 2008

Reference documents
CM(2008)10

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Action

To take note of the abridged report of the 6th meeting of the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC) (document CM(2008)10) and to adopt the relevant decisions. (Item proposed for adoption without debate).

To adopt the appended ad hoc terms of reference for the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC) on the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations.

The GR-H examined the abridged report of the 6th meeting of the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC), contained in document CM(2008)10 at its meeting on 29 January 2008. It agreed to transmit the report to the Deputies for adoption of the relevant decisions at their 1018th meeting (20 February 2008), without further debate, with the exception of the draft terms of reference.

One delegation reserved its position as regards the draft declaration on protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the Internet, but stated that nevertheless, for the time-being, it agreed with proposing the item for adoption without debate.

Financing assured: YES

DRAFT DECISIONS

1018th meeting – 20 February 2008

Item 5.1a,b,c

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

a. Abridged report of the 6th meeting (Strasbourg, 27-30 November 2007)
b. Draft declaration on protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the Internet
c. Draft declaration on the allocation and management of the digital dividend and the public interest
(CM(2008)10)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. adopted the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the Internet, as it appears in Appendix … to the present volume of Decisions; < Appendix II to document CM(2008)10 >

2. adopted the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the allocation and management of the digital dividend and the public interest, as it appears in Appendix … to the present volume of Decisions; < Appendix III to document CM(2008)10 >

3. in the light of decisions 1-2 above, took note of the abridged report of the 6th meeting of the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC) as a whole, as it appears in document CM(2008)10.

DRAFT DECISION

1018th meeting – 20 February 2008

Item 5.1d

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

d. Draft ad hoc terms of reference for the CDMC on the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations
(CM(2008)10)

Decision

The Deputies adopted Decision No. CM/…/… giving ad hoc terms of reference for the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC) concerning the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations, as they appear in Appendix … to the present volume of Decisions. < see the Appendix to these notes >

Appendix

Decision No. CM/…/…

Draft ad hoc terms of reference
for the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC)
on the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations

1. Name of Committee:

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

2. Source:

Committee of Ministers

3. Completion date:

These terms of reference shall expire on 31 December 2009.

4. Terms of reference:

To resume examination of the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations, by, in the first place, taking stock of the situation and, if justified, elaborating a draft Council of Europe binding instrument designed to reinforce the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations.

Note 1 This document was classified restricted at the date of issue; it will be declassified in accordance with Resolution Res(2001)6 on access to Council of Europe documents.


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