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      Strasbourg, 19 October 2011

      CCPE(2011)OJ

      CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL OF EUROPEAN PROSECUTORS
      (CCPE)

      6th plenary meeting , 24-25 November 2011
      Strasbourg, Council of Europe
      AGORA Building, Room G01,
      9.30 a.m.
      (see access map on the last page)

      DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA

      IMPORTANT

      Documents preceded by this icon will be submitted to the CCPE for examination in view of their adoption. Copies of these documents will be distributed to the participants of the meeting.

      Please note that all other documents will not be made available during the plenary meeting. Only a limited number of copies will be put at the disposal of the participants for consultation on the spot.

      1. Opening of the meeting

      2. Adoption of the agenda

      3. Information given by the President, Bureau members and the Secretariat

      4. Discussion of the CCPE draft Opinion No.6 on the relationship between prosecutors and the prison administration with a view to its adoption

      The delegations are invited to examine the draft text and send their comments, if any, to the Secretariat before 14 November 2011.

      Working documents
      Draft Opinion No.6
      CCPE(2011)1Rev3

      Proposals of amendments to the draft Opinion No.6 of the CCPE by the CCPE members
      CCPE(2011)3
      Bilingual

      Recommendation Rec(2006)2 on the European Prison Rules

      Compilation of the replies to the questionnaire by the member States

      5. Examination of the CCPE’s Terms of Reference for 2012 and 2013

      The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe is expected to adopt the Terms of Reference for all committees, including those of the CCPE, at its 1127th meeting on 22-24 November 2011.

      The CCPE is invited to take note of its new Terms of Reference, which was prepared in consultation with the Bureau of the CCPE.

      Information document

      Terms of Reference of the CCPE for 2012 and 2013
      CCPE(2011)2
      (under discussion in the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe)

      6. Preparation of the CCPE Opinion for 2012

      Subject to approval of the Committee of Ministers, the CCPE has to adopt before the end of 2012:
      - an Opinion on the relations between prosecutors and the media;
      - an Opinion on the management of the means of the prosecution services.

      The CCPE would need to choose which of these topics it wishes to deal with in 2012, and then adopt a questionnaire on the chosen topic.

      7. Exchange of views concerning the need to update Recommendation (2000)19 on the role of public prosecution in the criminal justice system

      Working document

      Recommendation (2000)19
      on the role of public prosecution in the criminal justice system

      8. Election of the President and Vice-President

      According to Resolution Res(2005)47, the CCPE shall proceed with the election of its Chair and Vice-Chair.

      During the last plenary meeting of the CCPE, Mr João Manuel da SILVA MIGUEL (Portugal) and Mr Antonio MURA (Italy) were elected respectively Chair and Vice-Chair of the CCPE for 2011. Their respective terms of office can be renewed.

      Any other member wishing to put forward his/her candidature must inform the Secretariat about it before 24 November 2011, 12.00 in writing.

      9. Election of one member of the Bureau

      According to Resolution Res(2005)47, the CCPE shall proceed with the partial election of its Bureau.

      During the last plenary meeting of the CCPE, Mrs Raija TOIVIAINEN (Finland) was elected member of the Bureau for 2011 and 2012. Mr Cédric VISART DE BOCARME (Belgium) was elected member of the Bureau for 2011, replacing Mr Antonio MURA. The election will therefore concern only one member of the Bureau.

      Any other member wishing to put forward his/her candidature must inform the Secretariat about it before 24 November 2011, 12.00 in writing.

      10. Election of the members of the CCPE-GT for 2012

      According to Resolution Res(2005)47 (“Where necessary, in order to expedite the progress of their work, committees may entrust a limited number of committee members with a specific task to be fulfilled by their next meeting”), the CCPE can decide to set up a Working Group which will be entrusted with the preparation, before its 7th plenary meeting, of the draft Opinion for 2012. The members of the Bureau of the CCPE will also attend the CCPE-GT meetings.

      The CCPE should entrust its Bureau with the designation of the Working Group members on the basis of the list of candidates which will be prepared by the Secretariat.

      Any member of the CCPE wishing to become member of the 2012 Working Group must inform the Secretariat in writing during the plenary meeting.

      11. Relations between the CCPE and other bodies inside and outside the Council of Europe

        - Draft Recommendation of the CDCJ on the role of prosecutors outside the criminal law field

        - Participation of the CCPE in various European and international events concerning prosecutors

      The delegations are invited to enumerate the events (since November 2010) where they presented the work of the CCPE.

      12. Any other business

      13. Next meetings of the CCPE

      Background documents

      Resolution Res(2011)24
      on committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods

      Report of the 5th plenary meeting of the CCPE
      CCPE(2010)4

      Report of the 9th working group meeting of the CCPE
      CCPE-GT (2011)7

      Report of the 15th meeting of the Bureau of the CCPE
      CCPE-BU(2011)2

      SECRETARIAT

      Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law

      Mrs Muriel DECOT, Secretary of the CCPE
      Tel : +33 (0)3 90 21 44 55; e-mail: muriel.decot@coe.int

      Mrs Maria ORESHKINA , Co-secretary of the CCPE
      Tel : +33 (0)3 90 21 40 26 ; e-mail : maria.oreshkina@coe.int

      Mrs Emily WALKER, Assistant
      Tel: +33 (0)3 90 21 48 39; e-mail: emily.walker@coe.int

      Mr Jean-Pierre GEILLER, Documentation
      Tel: +33 (0)3 88 41 22 27; e-mail: jean-pierre.geiller@coe.int

      Mrs Annette SATTEL, Communication
      Tel: +33 (0)3 90 21 39 04; e-mail: annette.sattel@coe.int

      Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 37 43

      Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information, query or documentation regarding the CCPE.