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Strasbourg, 27 February 2014
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STEERING COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (CDDH)

DRAFTING GROUP ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN CULTURALLY DIVERSE SOCIETIES
(CDDH-DC)

Draft agenda
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1st meeting
24 March (9.30 a.m.) – 25 March 2014 (5.30 p.m.)
Council of Europe, Agora – Room G06
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Item 1: Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

Item 2: Election of a Chairperson

Item 3: Discussion on a compilation of existing Council of Europe standards relating to the principles of freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the links to other Convention rights, in particular freedom of expression

Reference Documents

 

Relevant extracts of the 79th CDDH meeting report

Draft agenda of the first meeting

    CDDH-DC(2014)0J1

Working Documents

 

Concept paper on a compilation of Council of Europe standards relating to the principles of freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the links to other ECHR rights, prepared by the Secretariat

Selection of Council of Europe standards relating to the principles of freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the links to other ECHR rights, prepared by the Secretariat

Information Documents

 

“Protecting the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion under the European Convention on Human Rights”, Council of Europe handbook by Jim Murdoch, 2012

Overview of the Court’s case-law on freedom of religion, by the Research Division of the European Court of Human Rights, 2013

Summing-up of the thematic debate on “Freedom of religion and the situation of religious minorities“, 1158th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies, 12-13 December 2012

Compilation of the Venice Commission opinions and reports concerning freedom of religion and belief, 2013

Guidelines for legislative reviews of law affecting religion or belief

Item 4: Other business

Organisation of the work for the next meeting on [7]8-10 October 2014