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Strasbourg, 3 October 2012
 

CDDH-BU(2012)OJ003
 
 

STEERING COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
(CDDH)

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BUREAU OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE
FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

(CDDH-BU)

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DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA

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86th meeting

Thursday 15 November (10 a.m.) – Friday 16 November 2012 (closing: 1 p.m.)

Office of the Council of Europe
55, Avenue Kléber – 75016 PARIS
Room 2

PREPARATION OF THE 76TH CDDH PLENARY MEETING
(27 – 30 November 2012)

1. The Bureau is invited to prepare the items on the agenda of the 76th CDDH meeting (27 – 30 November 2012).

ITEM 1: OPENING OF THE MEETING, ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA AND THE ORDER OF BUSINESS

Draft agenda

CDDH(2012)OJ003

Draft order of business

CDDH(2012)OT003

Reference document (new version from 13 November)

CDDH(2012)014

Report of the 75th CDDH meeting (19 – 22 June 2012)

CDDH(2012)R75

2. The Bureau is invited to adopt the agenda of its meeting, as well as the draft agenda and order of business of the 76th CDDH meeting.

ITEM 2: REFORM OF THE COURT (DH-GDR)

Reference document
Brighton Declaration
Follow-up to the High-level Conference on the future of the European Court of
Human Rights (Brighton, 18-20 April 2012)
Decisions taken at the 122nd session of the Committee of Ministers
(23 May 2012)

CDDH(2012)014
CDDH(2012)007
CDDH(2012)009Rev

CDDH(2012)008

Report of the 75th CDDH meeting (19-22 June 2012)

CDDH(2012)R75

Report of the 2nd meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (29-31 October 2012)

DH-GDR(2012)R2

3. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views with the CDDH on the completed and future work on the Reform of the Court, in the light, in particular, of the report of the 2nd meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (DH-GDR, 29-31 October 2012).

2.1 Completed work

Draft CDDH report on measures taken by the member States to implement relevant parts of the Interlaken and Izmir Declarations
Draft CDDH report containing elements to contribute to the evaluation of the effects of Protocol No. 14 to the Convention and the implementation of the Interlaken and Izmir Declarations on the Court’s situation

DH-GDR(2012)R2 Add.I

DH-GDR(2012)R2 Add.II

Draft Protocol No. 15 to the ECHR

DH-GDR(2012)R2 Add.III

Draft Protocol No. 16 to the ECHR

DH-GDR(2012)R2 Add.V

Report of the 2nd meeting of the Drafting Group A (5-7 September 2012)

GT-GDR-A(2012)R2

Report of the 1st meeting of the Drafting Group B (12-14 September 2012)

GT-GDR-B(2012)R1

Report of the 2nd meeting of the Drafting Group B (10-12 October 2012)

GT-GDR-B(2012)R2

Report of the 2nd meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (29-31 October 2012)

DH-GDR(2012)R2

2.2 Future work

Report of the 2nd meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (29-31 October 2012)

DH-GDR(2012)R2

ITEM 3: ACCESSION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Report of the 1st 47+1 meeting ( 21 June 2012)

47+1(2012)R1

Report of the 2nd 47+1 meeting (17-19 September 2012)

47+1(2012)R2

Report of the 3rd 47+1 meeting (7-9 November 2012)

47+1(2012)R3

4. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on the work undertaken during the negotiation meetings (47+1) which took place on 21 June 2012, from 17 to 19 September 2012 and from 17 to 19 November 2012, in the light, in particular, of the respective reports and information provided by the Secretariat.

ITEM 4: DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

4.1 Rights of older persons (CDDH-AGE)

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

Report of the 2nd CDDH-AGE meeting (24-26 September 2012)

CDDH-AGE(2012)R2

5. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on the work undertaken by its Drafting Group on the rights of older persons (CDDH-AGE) at its 2nd meeting (24-26 September 2012) with a view to giving guidance for the pursuit of its work.

4.2 Corporate social responsibility in the field of human rights

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

Document prepared by the Secretariat

CDDH(2012)012

Draft feasibility study

CDDH(2012)017

6. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on work concerning corporate social responsibility in the field of human rights, with a view to giving guidance for the start of this work.

4.3 Human rights in culturally diverse societies

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

Document prepared by the Secretariat

CDDH(2012)018

7. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on the work relating to the human rights in culturally diverse societies, with a view to giving guidance for the future work.

4.4 Follow-up to Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation (CM/Rec(2010)4) on the human rights of members of the armed forces

Reference document
Questionnaire on the implementation of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)4

CDDH(2012)014
CDDH(2012)015

Replies to the questionnaire

CDDH(2012)016

8. The Secretariat will inform the Bureau on the comments received to the questionnaire on the implementation of the Recommendation. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH in November on the work to be done on the basis of these comments.

4.5 Follow-up to Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation (CM/Rec(2010)5) on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

Draft questionnaire on the implementation of CM/Rec(2010)5

CDDH(2012)019

9. The Secretariat will inform the Bureau on the draft questionnaire on the implementation of the Recommendation to be submitted to the CDDH in November for discussion and possible adoption. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH in November on the work to be done on this basis.

4.6 Future work

Report of the 86th CDDH Bureau meeting (15-16 November 2012)

CDDH-BU(2012)R86

ITEM 5: BIOETHICS (DH-BIO)

Reference document
Report of the 1st meeting of the DH-BIO (19-22 June 2012)

CDDH(2012)014
DH-BIO/RAP 1

Draft agenda of the 2nd meeting of the DH-BIO (4-7 December 2012)

DH-BIO(2012)OJ2

Comments on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use, and repealing Directive 2001/20/EC

DH-BIO(2012)24

Proceedings of the Symposium on Biobanks (19-20 June 2012)

10. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on the work underway within the Committee on Bioethics (DH-BIO), with a view to giving possible guidance.

ITEM 6: GENDER EQUALITY (GEC)

Reference document
Report of the 1st meeting of the GEC (6-8 June 2012)

CDDH(2012)014
GEC(2012)RAP 1

Draft agenda of the 2nd meeting of the GEC (14-16 November 2012)

GEC(2012)OJ2

11. The Bureau is invited to prepare the exchange of views of the CDDH on the work underway within the Gender Equality Committee (GEC), with a view to giving possible guidance.

ITEM 7: EXPERTS REPRESENTING THE CDDH IN OTHER BODIES

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

   

7.1 Experts having participated in meetings since the last CDDH

12. The Bureau is invited to inquire on the results of these events and to exchange views on possible involvements for the future work of the CDDH.

7.2 Possible designation of experts for future meetings

13. The Bureau is invited to exchange views on this issue in the light, in particular, of information provided by the Secretariat.

POINT 8 : ELECTIONS

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

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

CM/Res(2011)24

14. In view of the elections which will take place in November, the Bureau is invited to take note of the Appendix I to the reference document CDDH(2012)014.

ITEM 9: CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

15. If necessary in the light of developments since the last plenary meeting, the Bureau is invited to exchange views on any possible change that it may consider necessary regarding the dates of meetings foreseen for 2013.

ITEM 10: OTHER BUSINESS

Reference document

CDDH(2012)014

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