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GT-REF.INST
Working Party on Institutional Reforms

GT-REF.INST(2008)7 19 March 20081
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List of intergovernmental committees
as of 19 March 2008

Information document prepared by the Directorate of Strategic Planning

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The attached list of intergovernmental committees includes 28 steering and ad-hoc intergovernmental committees and 39 subordinate bodies, including the committees of partial agreements whose mandate is examined by the Committee of Ministers under Resolution Res(2005)47. A list is also included of the expert committees of independent mechanisms, for information.

List of intergovernmental steering and ad hoc committees and their subordinate bodies2
(update as of 19 March 2008)

DLAPIL / DGHL / (GR-J / GR-H)

Acronyme

Name of Committee

Terms of reference (ToR)
expiration date

CAHDI

Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law

31/12/08

CODEXTER

Committee of Experts on Terrorism

31/12/10

CDCJ

European Committee on Legal Co-operation

31/12/09

CJ-FA

Committee of Experts on Family Law

30/06/09

CJ-S-NAT

Group of Specialists on Nationality

31/12/08

CDPC

European Committee on Crime Problems

31/12/10

PC-S-CP

Group of Specialists on Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Products

31/12/08

PC-CP

Council for Penological Co-operation

31/12/08

PC-PM

Council for Police Matters

31/12/08

PC-OC

Committee of Experts on the operation of European conventions on co-operation in criminal matters

31/12/08

MONEYVAL

Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism

31/12/10

CCJE

Consultative Council of European Judges

31/12/09

CCPE

Consultative Council of European Prosecutors

31/12/08

CDDH

Steering Committee for Human Rights

31/12/08

DH-DEV

Committee of Experts for the Development of Human Rights

31/12/08

DH-MIN

Committee of Experts on Issues relating to the Protection of National Minorities

31/12/08

DH-PR
GT-DH-PR A
GT-DH-PR B

Committee of Experts for the Development of Human Rights
DH-PR Group on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights [ad hoc ToR]
DH-PR Group on the review of the implementation of the “reform” recommendations [ad hoc ToR]

31/12/08
30/04/08
30/04/08

GT-DH-AS

Working Group on human rights protection in the context of accelerated asylum procedures [ad hoc ToR]

30/09/08

DH-S-AC

Group of Specialists on access to official documents [ad hoc ToR]

30/03/08

DH-S-GDR

Reflection Group for the follow-up of the reform of the Court [ad hoc ToR]

30/04/09

CDEG

Steering Committee for Equality between Women and Men

31/12/08

CDMC

Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services

31/12/08

MC-S-IS

Group of Specialists on human rights in the information society

31/12/08

MC-S-MD

Group of Specialists on Media Diversity

31/12/08

MC-S-PSM

Group of Specialists on public service media in the information society

31/12/08

DG3 – (GR-SOC)

Acronyme

Name of Committee

ToR
expiration date

CDCS

European Committee for Social Cohesion

31/12/08

CS-SS

Committee of Experts on Social Security

31/12/09

CS-SPFC

Committee of Experts on Social Policy for Families and Children

31/12/08

CS-LIW

Committee of Experts on improving the situation of low-income workers

31/12/08

CS-PEP

Committee of Experts on empowerment of people experiencing extreme poverty

31/12/08

CDMG

European Committee on Migration

31/12/08

MG-S-ROM

Committee of Experts on Roma and Travellers (MG-S-ROM) - note 1

31/12/08

CDSP

European Health Committee

31/12/08

SP-MNH

Committee of experts on developing a Council of Europe mental health reference tool

30/04/08

SP-GHC

Committee of Experts on Good Governance in Health Care

31/12/08

CDBI

Steering Committee on Bioethics

31/12/09

CDBI-CO-GT2

Working Party on biomedical research

31/12/08

CDBI-CO-GT3

Working Party on the protection of the human embryo and foetus

31/12/08

CDBI-CO-GT4

Working Party on human genetics

31/12/08

CAHPAH

European Co-ordination Forum for the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan 2006-2015

31/12/09

CAHPAH-DCEC

Drafting Committee on Evaluation Criteria

31/12/09

CAHPAH-VPH

Committee of Experts on ageing of people with disabilities and older people with disabilities

31/12/08

DG4 – (GR-C)

Acronyme

Name of Committee

ToR
expiration date

CDED

Steering Committee for Education

31/12/09

ED-EDCHR

Ad hoc Advisory Group on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights

31/12/08

ED-HIST

Ad hoc Advisory Group on History Teaching

31/12/08

ED-EVC

European Language Portfolio Validation Committee

31/12/08

CDESR

Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research

31/12/10

CDCULT

Steering Committee for Culture

31/12/09

CULT-CR

Advisory Group of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

31/12/08

CDPATEP

Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage and Landscape

31/12/10

CDEJ

European Steering Committee for Youth

31/12/08

CCJ

Advisory Council on Youth

31/12/08

CMJ

Joint Council on Youth

31/12/08

CMJ-SGADAE

European Steering Group of the European Youth Campaign for Diversity, Human Rights and Participation “All different – All equal”

30/06/08

CPJ

Programming Committee on Youth

31/12/08

CAHAMA

Ad hoc European Committee for the World Anti-Doping Agency

31/12/10

DGDPA – (GR-DEM)

Acronyme

Name of Committee

ToR
expiration date

CDLR

European Committee on Local and Regional Democracy

31/12/09

LR-GR

Committee of Experts on governance and resources at local and regional level

pending adoption
(26/3/2008)

LR-G I

Committee of Experts on the institutions of local and regional government

pending adoption
(26/3/2008)

LR-DP

Committee of Experts on democratic participation and public ethics at local and regional level

pending adoption
(26/3/2008)

CAHDE

Ad hoc Committee on e-democracy

31/12/2007
pending renewal
til end of 2008

Partial Agreements (DG3)

Acronyme

Name of Committee

ToR
expiration date

CD-P-TO

European Committee (Partial Agreement) on organ transplantation

31/12/09

CD-P-TS

European Committee (Partial Agreement) on blood transfusion

31/12/09

CD-P-PH

European Committee on pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical care

31/12/10

CD-P-SC

Consumer Health Protection Committee (Partial Agreement)

31/12/08

Steering committees of independent mechanisms

Governmental Committee of the European Social Charter

European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR)

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)

Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (AC-FCNM)

Committee of Independent Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)

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.
Note 2 Current terms of reference can be consulted via the Committee of Ministers website (http://www.coe.int/t/cm/adoptedtexts_en.asp) under the heading “terms of reference”.


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