Notes(2000)51...(696/1.5)...Conferences of Specialised Ministers.-  State of preparation

 

Ministers' Deputies
Notes on the Agenda


Notes(2000)51 24 January 2000

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696 Meeting, 3 February 2000
1 General questions

1.5 Conferences of Specialised Ministers
State of preparation

Reference documents


CM/Del/Dec(2000)693/1.5
CM(2000)2
CM/Inf(2000)6



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Action

The Deputies are invited to adopt the following draft decisions concerning:

- the 6th European Ministerial Conference on Mass Media Policy.

- the participation of Mexico at forthcoming conferences

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Mexico

Following the granting of observer status to Mexico, it is proposed to invite Mexico to the forthcoming ministerial conferences on local government, sport and education.

 

DRAFT DECISIONS

 

696th meeting - 3 February 2000

 

Item 1.5

Conferences of Specialised Ministers
State of preparation

(CM/Del/Dec(2000)693/1.5,

CM(2000)2, CM/Inf(2000)6)

 

Decisions

The Deputies

Concerning the 6th European Ministerial Conference on Mass Media Policy
(Cracow, Poland, 15-16 June 2000)

1. noted that the Parliamentary Assembly and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe will be invited to be represented at the Conference;

2. noted that the Secretariat General of the Council of the European Union, the Commission of the European Communities and the European Parliament will be invited to participate in the Conference;

3. noted that the following States will be invited to participate in the Conference as observers:

- United States of America

- Canada

- Japan

- Mexico

4. noted that the Chairpersons of the Steering Committee on the Mass Media (CDMM) and of the Council for Cultural Co-operation (CDCC) will be invited to participate in the Conference;

5. established that there was general consent within the Committee of Ministers that non-member States which are Parties to the European Cultural Convention, and which enjoy observer status on the CDMM, will be invited to participate in the Conference;

6. established that there was general consent within the Committee of Ministers that non-member states which are Parties to the European Cultural Convention, but which do not enjoy observer status within the CDMM, will be invited to participate in the Conference as observers;

7. established that there was general consent within the Committee of Ministers as to the advisability of inviting to participate as observers to the Conference:

- World Trade Organisation (WTO)

- World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

- UNESCO

- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

- Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

- European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT)

- Nordic Council of Ministers

- AUDIOVISUAL EUREKA

- European Audiovisual Observatory

- Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT)

- European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

- World Association of Newspapers (WAN)

- International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

- European Internet Service Providers Association (Euro-ISPA)

- Internet Content Rating for Europe (INCORE)

- Internet Hotline Providers in Europe Association (INHOPE)

Concerning Mexico

8. With regard to the:

- 12th Conference of European Ministers responsible for Local Government
(6 - 7 April 2000, Istanbul, Turkey)

- 9th Conference of European Ministers responsible for Sport

(30-31 May 2000, Bratislava, Slovakia)

- 20th Session of the Standing Conference of European Ministers of Education

(14 - 17 October 2000, Cracow, Poland), noted that Mexico will be invited to participate in the Conferences as observer.



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