Ministers’ Deputies
Notes on the Agenda

CM/Notes/1018/6.1 8 February 20081
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1018 Meeting, 20 February 2008
6 Social cohesion


6.1 European Committee on Migration (CDMG)

a. Abridged report of the 54th meeting (Strasbourg, 11-12 October 2007)

b. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on strengthening the integration of children of migrants and of immigrant background
c. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on policies for Roma and/or Travellers

Item prepared by the GR-SOC on 5 February 2008

Reference documents
CM(2008)15

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Action

To take note of the abridged report of the 54th meeting of the European Committee on Migration (CDMG).

To examine the CDMG’s request to consider the question of inviting Belarus to attend the 8th Conference of European Ministers responsible for Migration Affairs (Kiev, 4-5 September 2008) as an observer.

To adopt the draft Recommendation on strengthening the integration of children of migrants and of immigrant background and the draft Recommendation on policies for Roma and/or Travellers.

1. The GR-SOC examined this item at its meeting on 5 February 2008 and agreed that it could recommend that the Deputies adopt the draft decisions presented below without further debate.

2. The Deputies’ attention is drawn to the request (cf. paragraph 25 of the abridged report) of the CDMG to the Committee of Ministers to decide whether Belarus should be invited, as an observer, to attend the 8th Conference of European Ministers responsible for Migration Affairs (Kiev, 4-5 September 2008). The GR-SOC considered that the question should be referred to the Committee of Ministers for discussion.

Financing assured: YES

DRAFT DECISIONS

1018th meeting - 20 February 2008

Item 6.1

European Committee on Migration (CDMG)

a. Abridged report of the 54th meeting (Strasbourg, 11-12 October 2007)
b. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on strengthening the integration of children of migrants and of immigrant background
c. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on policies for Roma and/or Travellers
(CM(2008)15)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. agreed to modify the terms of reference of the European Committee on Migration (CDMG) to include the following non-governmental organisations as observers in the Committee:

    - the European Association of Administrative Judges,
    - the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies;

2 adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on strengthening the integration of children of migrants and of immigrant background, as it appears in Appendix … to the present volume of Decisions; < Appendix II to document CM(2008)15 >

3. adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on policies for Roma and/or Travellers, as it appears in Appendix … to the present volume of Decisions; <Appendix III to document CM(2008)15 >

4. took note of the abridged report of the 54th meeting of the European Committee on Migration (CDMG) as a whole, as it appears in document CM(2008)15.

Note 1 This document has been 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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