3rd meeting:
19 March 2014 – 09h00 to 18h00
20 March 2014 – 09h00 to 13h00
(Strasbourg, Palais de l’Europe, Room 14)

27/02/2014

CDMSI-BU(2014)OJ1

Draft Annotated Agenda

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Adoption of the agenda

Notes and expected action

Adopt the agenda in view of the preparation of the agenda of the CDMSI.

3. Information by the Chair and the Secretariat

3.1 Draft Committee of Ministers Declaration on the protection of journalism and safety of journalists and other media actors

Documents
CDMSI(2013)007Rev5

Draft Committee of Ministers Declaration on the protection of journalism and safety of journalists and other media actors

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.

3.2 Draft Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation to member states on a Guide on human rights for Internet users

Documents
MSI-DUI(2013)07 Rev9

Draft Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation to member states on a Guide on human rights for Internet users

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.

3.3 Committee of Ministers Thematic debate on “Safety of journalists - further steps for the better implementation of human rights standards” (12/12/2013)

Documents
SG/Inf(2013)42

SG/Inf(2014)2

Discussion paper to be presented by Secretary General:
Thematic debate on “Safety of journalists - further steps for the better implementation of human rights standards”

SG’s proposals for follow-up

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss.

4. Implementation of Council of Europe adopted standards in member states

Documents

 

Notes and expected action

Discuss how to successfully integrate this new item into CDMSI meetings; the Committee agreed that members provide information on measures taken for the implementation of CM adopted standards.

5. Media

Standard setting activities
5.1 Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO)

Documents
ToR
MSI-JO(2014)01
Resolution 3

- Terms of reference of the MSI-JO
- Agenda of the 1st meeting of the MSI-JO (3-4 March 2014)
- Belgrade Resolution on Safety of Journalists

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss work plan.

5.2 Round table on safety of journalists (19 May 2014)

Documents
CDMSI(2014)004

Draft programme

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss.

5.3 Gender equality and the media

Documents
CM/Rec(2013)01

CM(2013)136final

Report

- Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on gender equality and media

- Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017

- UNECO Global Forum on Media & Gender – Report by Margaret Gallagher

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat on follow-up.
Discuss.

5.4 Hate speech

Documents
Campaign
DDCP-YD/CHS (2014) 2

- No Hate Speech campaign
- Hate speech draft strategic objectives

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss.

5.5 Transparency of media ownership

Documents
Presentation
CM Rec No.R(94)13

CM Dec (2007)

PACE motion of 30/01/2013
10 recommendations

Statement M.Thompson
Conference

Resolution 2

    - Presentation by Fiona Harrisson (Access Info)

- CM Recommendation No. R(94)13 on measures to promote media transparency
- CM Declaration (2007) on protecting the role of the media in democracy in the context of media concentration
- PACE motion of 30/01/2013 on “Increasing transparency of media ownership”
- Ten recommendations on transparency of media ownership, paper by Access Info
- Statement by Mark Thompson, OSF Policy Editor, in Belgrade on Transparency of media ownership
- Conference on transparency of media ownership - Brussels, 24 September 2013
- Belgrade Resolution on Preserving the essential role of media in the digital age

Notes and expected action

Discuss possible follow up action.

Cooperation and outreach
5.6 On-going and future activities

Documents MEDIA.COOP(2014)01

    On-going and planned activities

Notes and expected action

Take note of on-going and planned activities.
Discuss.

6. Information Society and Internet Governance

Standard setting activities
6.1 Committee of Experts on cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom (MSI-INT)

Documents
ToR
MSI-INT(2014)01

CDMSI(2013)misc19E

MSI-INT(2014)04

CDMSI(2012)015

Resolution 1

    - Terms of reference of the MSI-INT
    - Agenda and relevant documents for the 1st meeting of the MSI-INT (17-18 March 2014)

- Report: “Protecting Human Rights through Network Neutrality: Furthering Internet Users’ Interest, Modernising Human Rights and Safeguarding the Open Internet

- Draft Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on network neutrality

- Preliminary report on scenarios of interference with Internet traffic which may have an impact on access to information across borders

    - Belgrade Resolution on Internet Freedom

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat of the work plan and deliverables of the MSI-INT.

Discuss the draft Recommendation on network neutrality with a view to its submission to the CDMSI plenary in May for finalisation.

Discuss actions contained in the Belgrade Resolution on Internet Freedom.

6.2 Council of Europe Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015

Documents
ref

SG/Inf(2014)7

Opening statement
Programme Graz

- Synthesis and follow-up chart to the Council of Europe Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015 – up-date by the Secretariat

- Council of Europe Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015 - Mid-Term Report by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Opening statement of the Conference “Shaping the Digital Environment – Ensuring our Rights on the Internet, Graz, 13-14 March 2014

Notes and expected action

Presentation and exchange with the Secretariat on CDMSI oversight of the CoE Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015
Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss.

Cooperation and outreach activities
6.3 European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG – 12-13 June 2014, Berlin)

Documents
Draft programme
Messages from Lisbon

EuroDIG 2014 Draft Programme
EuroDIG 2013 Messages from Lisbon

Notes and expected action

Take note of information from the Secretariat on its preparation process.

6.4 Internet Governance Forum (IGF, Istanbul, 25 September 2014)

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.

6.5 ICANN

Documents
High level panel announcement

- ICANN High Level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms (London Dec 2013, California Feb 2014, Dubai May 2014)

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat on planned activities.

6.6 On-going and future activities

Documents
MEDIA.COOP(2014)002

NETMundial

Freedom on line

CDMSI(2014)Misc1

- Written information on co-operation activities

- NETMundial: Global multi-stakeholder meeting on the future of Internet governance (São Paulo, 23-24 April 2014)

- Freedom Online Coalition – free and secure Internet for all (Tallinn, 28-29 April 2014)
- General information

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat on planned activities.

7. Data protection

Standard setting activities

Documents
T-PD(2013)RAP30Abr_rev

ToR CAHDATA

CAHDATA (2013)RAP01Abr
T-PD (2014) WP

- Abridged Report of the 30th Plenary meeting of the T-PD (15-18 October 2013)

- Terms of reference of the ad hoc Committee on data protection (CAHDATA)

- Abridged Report of the 1st meeting (12-14 November 2013)

- Work programme of the T-PD for 2014-2015

Notes and expected action

Take note of the state of play and information provided by the Secretariat.

8. Information about work of other organisations and other CoE bodies

8.1 Participation of CDMSI in events and meetings

Documents
Athens

CIRCOM

Draft programme

1. Conference on “Protection of minors in the digital era” – Athens, 14-15 April 2014

2. «Public Regional Television under siege - a threat to European regional democracy and diversity?» CIRCOM, 13/02/2014, Brussels

3. Growing with Children's Rights - Council of Europe Conference, Dubrovnik 27-28 March 2014

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss possible participation and input.

8.2 Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)

Documents
Rec 2036 (2014)

Report

CDMSI(2014)002

Rec 2033 (2014)

CDMSI(2014)003

1. PACE Recommendation (2036(2014) on Revision of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television
- Report on Revision of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television, by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights Television
- Draft CDMSI comments

2. PACE Recommendation 2033 (2014) – “Internet and politics: the impact of new information and communication technology on democracy
- Draft CDMSI comments

Documents

J.Pelkonen
Doc. 12985

R.Shlegel

A.Fischer
Doc. 11523
Doc. 12585

P.Omtzigt
Doc. 13288

1. Take note of the PACE Recommendation 2036(2014). Discuss the draft CDMSI comments for electronic approval by the CDMSI before 18 April 2014.

2. Take note of the PACE Recommendation 2033 (2014). Discuss the draft CDMSI comments for electronic approval by the CDMSI before 18 April 2014.

3. Consider inviting
- Ms Jaana Pelkonen, EPP, member of Finish Parliament, member of the PACE Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society, author of a motion for a recommendation on “The right to internet access”;
- Mr Robert Shlegel, EDG, Member of the State Duma, member of the PACE Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society;
- Mr Axel Fischer, EPP, Deputy, Deutscher Bundestag, member of PACE, author of a report on “Realising the full potential of e-learning for education and training” and rapporteur on “Improving user protection and security in cyberspace”;
- Mr Peter Omtzigt, EPP, Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, author of a Motion for a resolution on “Massive eavesdropping in Europe”.

8.3 European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ)

Documents
Draft Recommendation

Draft Recommendation on protecting whistle-blowers

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.

8.4 Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE)

Documents
CCPE(2013)4 Final

Opinion(2013)No. 8 of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors on relations between prosecutors and the media

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss possible CDMSI comments.

9. Budget and administrative matters

10. Priorities of CDMSI work and working methods

Documents
Belgrade Political declaration and resolutions

CM(2013)162 

CM decisions

- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society – Freedom of Expression and Democracy in the Digital Age – Opportunities, Rights, Responsibilities. Adopted Political Declaration and Resolutions
- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society (Belgrade, 7-8 November 2013) – Report of the Secretary General -
- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society (Belgrade, 7-8 November 2013) – Decisions of the Committee of Ministers

Notes and expected action

- Discuss priorities for the work plan of the CDMSI in the light of its terms of reference, the Council of Europe action plan and texts adopted by the Belgrade Ministerial Conference and the Committee of Ministers’ decision following the Ministerial conference.
- Discuss and agree on working methods.

11. Other questions

12. Draft agenda of the 6th CDMSI meeting (20-23 May 2014)

Documents
CDMSI(2014)OJ1Prov

Draft preliminary agenda of the 6th CDMSI meeting

 

Discuss and finalise for submission to the CDMSI.

General reference documents:

Terms of reference 2012-2013

CDMSI terms of reference 2012-2013

Terms of Reference

CDMSI terms of reference 2014-2015

CM/Res(2011)24

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

CM/Res(2011)7

Resolution CM/Res(2011)7 on Council of Europe conferences of specialised ministers

CDMSI(2014)001 Rev

- List and timetable of meetings relevant to the CDMSI in 2014

Political declaration and resolutions

- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society – Freedom of Expression and Democracy in the Digital Age – Opportunities, Rights, Responsibilities. Adopted Political Declaration and Resolutions

CM(2013)162 

- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society (Belgrade, 7-8 November 2013) – Report of the Secretary General

CM decisions

- Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Media and Information Society (Belgrade, 7-8 November 2013) – Decisions of the Committee of Ministers

Recent meeting reports:

CDMSI(2012)021

Report of the 2nd meeting of the CDMSI

CDMSI-BU(2013)001

Report of the 3rd meeting of the Bureau of the CDMSI

CDMSI(2013)006

Report of the 3rd meeting of the CDMSI

CDMSI-BU(2013)003

Report of the 4th meeting of the Bureau of the CDMSI

CDMSI(2013)015

Report of the 5th meeting of the Bureau of the CDMSI

 

Follow-up chart to the meetings of the CDMSI – up-date as of 13/02/2013