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APPENDIX 2
PROVISIONAL CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 2009-2010

DATE

CONTEXT

COMMEMORATIVE ACTIVITIES

PLACE

9 September

Conference on the role the media can play in preventing and combating violence against women (within the framework of the 66th international film festival)

Launch of the “Action for Women” contest

Venice (Italy)

13-20 September

NSC’s 10th University on Youth and Development

Call for nominations for «20 bridge builders »

Mollina (Spain)

22-24 October

European Development Days

NSC activities placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Stockholm
(Sweden)

12 November

42nd meeting of the Executive Council

Presentation of the electronic retrospective publication

Lisbon
(Portugal)

13-14 November

NSC Lisbon Forum

Placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Lisbon (Portugal)

16 November

Reception given by the Permanent Representative of Portugal to the Council of Europe

Launching of the electronic retrospective publication

Strasbourg (France)

16-22 November

NSC Global Education Week

Placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

36 European countries

20 November

PACE Standing Committee

Debate on the future of the NSC based on M. Sasi’s report
Adoption of the PACE recommendation 1893 (2009) to the Committee of Ministers

Bern
(Switzerland)

29 January

Bureau meeting

Establishment of the list of 20 bridge builders in the history of humanity 

Strasbourg (France)

22-23 february

Awareness-raising seminar on the activities of the Council of Europe and its NSC

Placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Rabat
(Morocco)

16 March

Working visit of the Executive Council Chair to the European institutions

20th anniversary visibility

Brussels (Belgium)

17-19 March

Plenary session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe.
Participation of the Executive Council Chair

Adoption of the opinion of the Congress on the new draft resolution

Strasbourg
(France)

18 March

54th meeting of the NSC Committee of Representatives of members

 

Strasbourg
(France)

20 March

« Fête de la Francophonie », « Institut Franco-Portugais » (16-21 March)

« Hommage à la diversité culturelle à travers l’oeuvre de Georges Brassens » concert organised by the NSC, the IFP and the CoE Staff Amicale

Lisbon
(Portugal)

21 April

Portuguese Development Days

Conference on “Media, Citizenship and Development” in collaboration with IPAD and ACEP, under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Lisbon
(Portugal)

26-28 April

Plenary session of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe

Adoption of an opinion by the Conference of INGOs on the new statutory resolution

Strasbourg (France)

April

Reception given by the Chair of the Executive Council and the Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe (in the framework of the 2nd part of the PACE session, 26-30 April)

Projection of a movie

Launching of the NSC video clip

Strasbourg (France)

May

43rd Executive Council meeting
2009 North-South Prize Award Ceremony

Press Conference
Round table « the 21st century: century of interdependence and global solidarity »
Setting up of the NSC think tank
Inauguration of the exhibition « 20 bridge builders in the history of humanity »
Cultural activities

Lisbon
(Portugal)

21-25 June

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - 3rd part of the session

NSC promotional activities: broadcasting of video-clip, and publications, exhibition « 20 bridge builders in the history of humanity »

Strasbourg
(France)

28 June-2 July

CoE Summer University for Democracy

Participation of the NSC (to be confirmed)

Strasbourg
(France)

5-12 July

2nd African University on Youth and Development

Placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Praia (Cape Verde)

September

Conference on women in the Euro-mediterranean region

Placed under the slogan of the 20th anniversary

Rome (Italy)

Automn

Meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies

Adoption by the Committee of Ministers of the new statutory resolution for the NSC

Strasbourg
(France)