Strasbourg, 28 January 2009







Meeting of 19-20 February 2009
Council of Europe, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg
(Room 15)




1) Opening of the meeting

2) Adoption of the agenda

      - Draft agenda – CDMC-BU(2009)OJ1
      - Notes to the agenda – CDMC-BU(2009)OJ1Notes

3) Decisions of the Committee of Ministers of interest to the work of the CDMC
- Report of the 8th meeting of the CDMC – CDMC(2008)021
- Abridged report of the 8th meeting of the CDMC – CDMC(2008)016
- Draft CDMC mandate for 2009-2011

    - Declaration on the role of community media in promoting social cohesion and inter-cultural dialogue
    - Possible future mechanism in respect of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights
    - “ The Regulation of Audiovisual Media Services”, report by Andrew McIntosh
    - PACE Recommendation 1855(2009) on The regulation of Audiovisual Media Services
    - CDMC comments on texts from the Congres of Local and Regional Authorities

4) Work programme for the CDMC in 2009

5) Draft instruments or texts for consideration by the CDMC

    - Draft recommendation on measures to protect children against harmful content and behaviour and to promote their active participation in the new information and communications environment – MC-S-IS(2008)011rev3

6) Implementation of Council of Europe standards on media and freedom of expression prepared under the authority of the CDMC

7) Discussion on a possible Council of Europe convention on the protection of the neighbouring rights of broadcasting organisations

    - Letter from CoE Secretary General to Mr Charlie McCreevy, EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

8) CDMC subordinate bodies

      - Draft terms of reference of CDMC subordinate bodies – CDMC(2009)001
      - Living together

9) 1st Council of Europe Ministerial Conference on the Media and New Communication Services (Reykjavik, 28-29 May 2009)
- Programme outline – CDMC(2008)009
- Political declaration
- Draft Resolution : A New Notion of Media & Draft Action Plan – MCM(2009)003

    - Draft Resolution on Development in national legislations since 2001 concerning the fight against terrorism which have a bearing on freedom of expression and information and freedom of the media – MCM(2009)004
    - Draft Resolution on Internet Governance and Critical Internet Resources – MCM(2009)005

      Background documents:
      - “A new Notion of Media”, background paper by K. Jakubowicz
      - “Speaking of terror”, background paper by David Banisar
      - “Internet governance and critical internet resources”, background document by Lea Roger
      - Background paper on public service media governance (draft outline)

        Trust in present and future media", submission by the European Co-ordination Forum for the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan 2006-2015 (CAHPAH)

10) Standing Committee on Transfrontier Television (T-TT)

    - “ The Regulation of Audiovisual Media Services”, report by Andrew McIntosh

- PACE Recommendation 1855(2009) on The regulation of Audiovisual Media Service

11) Dates of the next meetings

12) Administrative and budgetary matters

13) Other business
- Follow-up work on the operation and functioning of media complaints bodies

    - Request for observer status by the non-governmental organisation Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM)


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