Democratic governance

STEERING COMMITTEE FOR CULTURE, HERITAGE AND LANDSCAPE (CDCPP)

CDCPP (2012) 1 REV. Strasbourg, 23 April 2012

1st Plenary Session
Strasbourg, 14-16 May 2012

Room 5 – Palais de l'Europe
Start of the meeting: 9h00

PRELIMINARY DRAFT AGENDA

Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity Directorate
DG II

Preliminary Note

At its first meeting, the CDCPP, as a new structure for cooperation, will be invited:

- to deal with the implementation of the activities in the 2012-2013 programme of activities already approved by the Committee of Ministers;

- to have a substantive discussion on how the sectors of culture, heritage and landscape can make an integrated and transversal contribution to the aims of the Council of Europe, and make proposals for future action to be submitted to the Committee of Ministers;

- to decide on the working methods and structure of the next plenary session with a view to the best possible implementation of the terms of reference and to preparing, with the help of the Bureau, the meeting of 2013.

1. OPENING OF THE MEETING BY :

      - Ms Snežana Samardžić-Marković, Director General, DG Democracy

      - Mr Robert Palmer, Director, Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity Directorate

      - Ms Christine Merkel, Chair of the previous Steering Committee for Culture (CDCULT)

      - Mr Bruno Favel, Member of the previous Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage and Landscape (CDPATEP)

      - Mr Arif Mammadov, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Azerbaïjan to the Council of Europe, Chair of GR-C

      - Ms Luisella PAVAN-WOOLFE, Ambassador,
      Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe

2. INFORMATION BY THE SECRETARIAT

2.1 Information on the reform of Council of Europe programmes that led to the setting up of the CDCPP

2.2 Brief reminder of the main points of the new Committee’s terms of reference

[CDCPP (2012) 11]

3. ELECTION OF THE CHAIR, TWO VICE-CHAIRS AND SIX MEMBERS OF THE BUREAU

3.1 The election of the Chair and Vice-Chairs could take place in the course of the first day; and the election of the Bureau members during the morning session of the second meeting day to allow time for delegates to establish contacts.

3.2 Nomination of a rapporteur on female/male equality

4. EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON THE MEDIUM-TERM MISSION OF THE CDCPP

[CDCPP (2012) 2]

Contribution of the CDCPP to the objectives and priorities of the Council of Europe:

- Towards a transversal and integrated vision of the activities of CDCPP

- Added value of the work of the CDCPP in regard to activities of the EU, UNESCO and other international organisations

- Strategy to be proposed to the Committee of Ministers for 2014-2015

5. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF WORK FOR 2012-2013

Cultural Policy and Action

For discussion and decision

5.1.1 Proposal to organise a Council of Europe Ministerial Conference on Culture in the Russian Federation (2013)

[CDCPP (2012) 16]

- Information on the context
- Discussions at the Committee of Ministers
- Follow-up by the CDCPP and next steps

5.1.2 Revision of the European Convention on cinematographic co-production
State of progress on the revision work, discussion and follow-up to be given as well as setting-up of a working group of governmental experts

[CDCPP (2012) 18]1

5.1.3 Council of Europe Cultural Routes: update on the Enlarged Partial Agreement and decisions to be taken concerning the evaluation of the cultural routes and approval of new Cultural Routes

[CDCPP (2012) 32]

For information and decision

5.2.1 Cultural Policy

      - Cultural Policy Reviews

      . Examination of the cultural policy review in the Russian Federation
      . Examination of the cultural policy review in Turkey

      - Thematic Review on "public and private partnership including also cultural industries"

    - Compendium Cultural Policy Information and Monitoring System

    [CDCPP (2012) 19]

    - CultureWatchEurope

    [CDCPP (2012) 15]

For information

5.2.2 Update on the "European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage"

[CDCPP (2012) 20]

5.2.3 Cultural Action

- The desire for freedom. Art in Europe since 1945

[CDCPP (2012) 29]

- "Council of Europe cultural events label"

5.2.4 Initiatives related to intercultural dialogue

5.2.5 European academic network for Romani studies and possible new project "Cultural resources for the Roma inclusion"

[CDCPP (2012) 31]

5.2.6 Medium term orientations and perspectives for cultural activities of the Council of Europe

[CDCPP (2012) 22]

Cultural Heritage

For discussion and decision

5.3.1 Medium-term orientations and perspectives for cultural heritage activites in the Council of Europe

[CDCPP (2012) 5]

For information

5.3.2. Activity Report 2011 and presentation of projects for 2012

Regional programme on cultural and natural heritage in South-East Europe:

- Ljubljana Process II – "Rehabilitating our common heritage"
- Local Development Pilot Projects
- EU/CoE support to the promotion of cultural diversity in Kosovo2

Kyiv Initiative Regional Programme:

- Pilot project on the Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritage in Historic Towns
- Pilot project on "Wine Culture Tourism Exchange"

Technical cooperation and assistance programme:

- Pilot projects in Cyprus and Lorca (Spain)

[CDCPP(2012) 6]
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5.3.3 European Information System - HEREIN Data base

[CDCPP(2012) 4]

5.3.4. European Heritage Days

      Information on the state of work of the EHD event in 2012 and of the 5th European Heritage Forum in Cyprus

[CDCPP (2012) 10]

Landscape

For discussion and decision

5.4.1. Perspectives of the European Landscape Convention – Proposals and follow- up

[CDCPP (2012) 7]


5.4.2. Election of the representative of CDCPP to the jury of the 3rd Session 2012-2013 of the Council of Europe Landscape Award

[CDCPP (2012) 8]

    5.4.3 Conclusions of the 10th Council of Europe Conference of the European Landscape Convention on “ Multifunctional landscape”, Evora, Portugal, 20-21 October 2011

[CDCPP (2012) 9]

For information

    5.5.1 Results of the 2nd Session 2010-2011 of the Council of Europe Landscape Award and preparation of the 11th Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention on “Council of Europe Landscape Award Forum of National Selections – Sessions 2008-2009 and 2010-2011”, Carbonia, Italy, 4-5 June 2012

[CDCPP (2012) 12]

5.5.2. State of progress of the information system of the European Landscape Convention

[CDCPP (2012) 13]

5.5.3. Landscape policies and general report of activities

[CDCPP (2012) 14]

- 12th Council of Europe Conference of the European Landscape Convention and International CEMAT Symposium on “Vision for the future of Europe on territorial democracy: landscape as a new strategy for spatial planning”, Greece, 1-2 October 2012

      - Preparation of the 7th Council of Europe Conference on the implementation of the European Landscape Convention, Strasbourg, 2013

6. POSSIBLE SETTING-UP OF A SUBORDINATE COMMITTEE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HERITAGE AND LANDSCAPE CONVENTIONS

6.1 Proposed Terms of Reference of the subordinate Committee

[CDCPP (2012) 21]

6.2 Coordination between the subordinate Committee's work and the results of the sectoral conferences (Heritage Forum and Europe Landscape Convention Conferences)

7. OPINION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RECOMMENDATION 1990 (2012) OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY – "THE RIGHT OF EVERYONE TO TAKE PART IN CULTURAL LIFE"

[CDCPP (2012) 23]

8. REQUEST FOR OBSERVER STATUS

Opinion on the request of observer status presented by the RECELP-ENELC (European Network of Local and Regional Authorities)

9. DATES AND VENUE OF THE BUREAU MEETINGS AND OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE CDCPP IN 2013

9.1 Bureau meetings

9.2 Organisation of the 2013 CDCPP session

9.2.1 Structure of the meeting:

- Alternative of days/half days on specific priority themes to the various sectors and a day/half day of synthesis

- Possibility to hold a conference on a priority theme during the third day with the participation of civil society representatives and cultural actors

10. ADOPTION OF THE LIST OF DECISIONS

11. MISCELLANEOUS

12. CLOSURE OF MEETING


1 In Appendix: Report of the Council of Europe on "Evaluation and proposed revisions of the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-production

2 All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nation’s Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.