Ministers' Deputies / Rapporteur Groups
Rapporteur Group on Human Rights

GR-H(2005)11 11 April 20051

Draft Annotated Agenda
Meeting of 13 April 2005 at 9.30 a.m.


    Framework Convention for the protection of national minorities – Presentation by the President of the Advisory Committee of the opinions concerning the implementation of the Framework Convention by:

05/13 Bulgaria

    (CM(2004)144 and Addendum)

05/18 Croatia
(CM(2004)202 and Addendum)

The President of the Advisory Committee, Mr Asbjørn Eide, will attend the meeting to present the two opinions. The written comments of the two states concerned are presented in the Addenda mentioned above.

    Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Debate on the draft resolutions on the implementation of the Convention by:

05/19 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The draft resolution is being finalised at the time of drafting this document.

05/20 “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

At the time of drafting this document, it is unclear whether the consultations with the state concerned will be completed in time to submit a draft resolution at the present meeting.

05/14 Candidates for the European Court of Human Rights -
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1649 (2004) – Draft reply

(GR-H(2005)7 revised)

Following the debate on the first reading of the draft reply at the previous meeting of the GR-H, the Secretariat has prepared a revised text for consideration by the group.

05/11 Parliamentary Recommendation 1684 (2004) on the implementation of decisions of the European Court of Human Rights – Draft Reply

It is recalled that an initial reply prepared by the Secretariat gave rise to objections on the part of a delegation and that it was agreed that a new draft would be prepared in consultation with the delegation. It is hoped that these consultations will result in the submission of a revised text in time for preliminary consideration at this meeting.

05/03 Europe-wide ban on corporal punishment of children –
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1666 (2004) - Draft reply


The GR-H is invited to examine the draft reply contained in document GR-H(2005)1 with a view to transmitting it to the Deputies for adoption before the next part-Session of the Parliamentary Assembly.

05/08 Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)- Draft ad hoc terms of reference to negotiate a free-standing binding legal instrument establishing principles on access to official documents on the basis of Recommendation Rec(2002)2

    (CM(2004)229 and CM/Notes/912/4.1)

The GR-H is invited to resume the debate held at their meeting on 17 March 2005.

05/17 European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) -
Examination of a curriculum vitae

    (Resolution Res(2002)8, DGII(2005)7)

The Chairman has been asked to postpone this item since the delegation of the state concerned is unable to be present. Accordingly the chair has agreed to convene special meeting of the GR-H at 9.30 a.m. on 20 April, before the opening of the 924th meeting of the Deputies, to deal with this item.

05/21 European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) - Election of a member of the CPT in respect of Albania


The list of candidates, together with their curricula vitae, is presented in document CM(2005)59. The GR-H is invited to hold an informal exchange of views with a view to the election of a member of CPT in respect of Albania at the 925th meeting (4 May 2005).

- Any other business

- Date of the next meeting

The next GR-H meeting will take place on Tuesday 24 May at 3 p.m.

Note 1 This document has been classified restricted at the date of issue. Unless the Committee of Ministers decides otherwise, it will be declassified according to the rules set up in Resolution Res(2001)6 on access to Council of Europe documents.



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