Notes on the Agenda
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1038 Meeting, 15 October 2008
2 Democracy and political questions
2.1 The Council of Europe and the conflict in Georgia
To hold a first exchange of views on the draft action plan prepared by the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers in document CM(2008)150.
As announced at the last meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies, the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers has prepared in document CM(2008)150 a draft action plan for the promotion of the Council of Europe values and standards in Georgia and the Russian Federation.
The Chairmanship proposes to hold a preliminary exchange of views on this document at the present meeting in order to ascertain the initial views of delegations. A more substantive discussion will take place at the next meeting of the Deputies (22 October 2008). In this perspective, the Chairmanship proposes to invite the Secretary General to prepare several documents to complement the information of the Committee.
1038th meeting – 15 October 2008
The Council of Europe and the conflict in Georgia
1. agreed to resume consideration at their next meeting of the draft Action Plan for the promotion of the Council of Europe values and standards in Georgia and the Russian Federation, prepared by the Chairmanship in document CM(2008)150 ;
2. invited the Secretary General to provide for this meeting:
a) proposals for the implementation of part A of the Action Plan, together with their financial implications;
b) an overview of the state of implementation by Georgia and the Russian Federation of their commitments and obligations;
c) an overview of co-operation and assistance programmes with Georgia and the Russian Federation, as well as proposals for the future.
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.