6th meeting CDMSI(2014)OJ1rev4

20 May 2014 – 14h00 to 18h00
21 May 2014 – 09h30 to 18h00
22 May 2014 – 09h30 to 18h00
23 May 2014 – 09h30 to 13h00
(Strasbourg, Agora building, Room G03)

Annotated agenda

Order of Business

 

Morning

Afternoon

20 May

 

Items 1, 2, 3, 8.2 (PACE)

21 May

Items 6.1.2 (draft rec), 4

Items 5, 3.3

22 May

Items 6.1 (remaining sub-items), 6.2, 8 (remaining sub-items), 9

Item 6.1.2 (if needed), 10, 11, pending items if needed

23 May

Items 7, 12

 

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Adoption of the agenda

Notes and expected action

Adopt the agenda and its order of business.

3. Information by the Chair and the Secretariat

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

Documents

 

Declaration

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 Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on a Guide to human rights for Internet users

Documents

 

CM/Rec(2014)6

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on a Guide to human rights for Internet users

Web site

- Promotion web site

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss how best to promote the Guide

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

- 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/Inf(2014)2

- SG’s proposals for follow-up

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss also in conjunction with item 5.1.2 on a Round Table on safety of journalists.

3.4 EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression Online and Offline

Documents

 

Link

EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression
Online and Offline

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information

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

Documents

 

CDMSI(2014)006

Discussion paper prepared by the Secretariat

Notes and expected action

Discuss and agree how to successfully integrate this new item into CDMSI meetings, in particular in relation to information-sharing on measures taken by the member States for the implementation of standards adopted by the Committee of Ministers.

5. Media

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

Documents

 

ToR

- Terms of reference of the MSI-JO

MSI-JO(2014)03

- Report of the 1st meeting of the MSI-JO (3-4 March 2014)

Resolution 3

Report

- Belgrade Resolution on Safety of Journalists

-The safety of journalists - Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat

Discuss work plan proposed by the MSI-JO.

5.1.2. Round Table on safety of journalists (19 May 2014)

Documents

 

Presentation

Outline

Conference web site

List of participants, programme and other information: link to the conference web site

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the CDMSI members who took part in the Round Table and by the Secretariat.
Discuss

5.1.3 Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe

Documents

 

SG(2014)1

- Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat, in particular in respect of the Committee of Ministers meeting of 4-6 May 2014 in Vienna and discuss.

5.1.4. Gender equality and the media

Documents

 

CM/Rec(2013)01

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

CM(2013)136final

- Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017

Report

- UNESCO 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

5.1.5 Hate speech

Documents

 

Campaign

- No Hate Speech campaign

DDCP-YD/CHS (2014) 2rev

- Hate speech draft strategic objectives

Notes and expected action

Take note of the new Hate speech draft strategic objectives.

5.1.6 Transparency of media ownership

Documents

 

Presentation

    - Presentation by Fiona Harrisson (Access Info)

CM Rec No.R(94)13

- CM Recommendation No. R(94)13 on measures to promote media transparency

CM Dec (2007)

- CM Declaration (2007) on protecting the role of the media in democracy in the context of media concentration

PACE motion of 30/01/2013

- PACE motion of 30/01/2013 on “Increasing transparency of media ownership”

10 recommendations

- Ten recommendations on transparency of media ownership, paper by Access Info

Statement M.Thompson

- Statement by Mark Thompson, OSF Policy Editor, in Belgrade on Transparency of media ownership

Conference

- Conference on transparency of media ownership - Brussels, 24 September 2013

Resolution 2

- Belgrade Resolution on Preserving the essential role of media in the digital age

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat.
Discuss possible follow up action, focusing on the best use of existing resources.

5.2 Cooperation and outreach
5.2.1 On-going and future activities

Documents

 

MEDIA.COOP(2014)03

    On-going and planned activities

Notes and expected action

Take note of information by the Secretariat on past, on-going and planned activities

6. Information Society

6.1. Standard setting activities

    6.1.1 Committee of Experts on cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom (MSI-INT)

Documents

 

ToR

    - Terms of reference of the MSI-INT

MSI-INT(2014)04

    - Report of the 1st meeting of the MSI-INT (17-18 March 2014)

CDMSI(2013)misc19E

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

CDMSI(2012)015

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

Resolution 1

    - Belgrade Resolution on Internet Freedom

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Chair of the MSI-INT and the Secretariat and about its 1st meeting and its work plan.

Discuss actions contained in the Belgrade Resolution on Internet Freedom and in the relevant decisions of the Committee of Ministers.

6.1.2 Draft Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on network neutrality

Documents

 

CDMSI(2014)005Rev2

    Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)___of the Committee of Ministers to member States on protecting and promoting the right to freedom of expression and the right to private life with regard to network neutrality

Notes and expected action

Consider the draft recommendation with a view to finalising and approving it.

      6.1.3 Council of Europe Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015 and new Internet Governance Strategy 2015-2019

Documents

 

SG/Inf(2014)7

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

CM decision

- Decision adopted by the Deputies at the 1194th meeting – 12-14 March 2014

 

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

Opening statement

Programme Graz

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

Conclusions

- Conclusions of the Graz Conference: Summary and proposals

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.
Presentation and exchange with the Secretariat on CDMSI oversight of the CoE Internet Governance Strategy 2012-2015
Discussion of a new Internet Governance Strategy 2015-2019 pursuant to the CDMSI’s Terms of Reference.

6.2. Other Internet Governance activities

6.2.1 European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG – 12-13 June 2014, Berlin)

Documents

 

Draft programme

EuroDIG 2014 Draft Programme

Messages from Lisbon

EuroDIG 2013 Messages from Lisbon

Notes and expected action

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

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

Documents

Council of Europe proposals for workshops

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat and discuss possible participation in the IGF

6.2.3 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.

6.2.4 On-going and future activities

Documents

 

MEDIA.COOP(2014)002

- Written information on co-operation activities

NETMundial

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

Freedom on line

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

CDMSI(2014)Misc1

- General information

Notes and expected action

Take note of information provided by the Secretariat on co-operation activities
Take note of information on NETMundial by members who attended and by the Secretariat
Take note of other information by the Secretariat

7. Data protection - Standard setting activities

Documents

 

T-PD(2013)RAP30Abr_rev

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

T-PD-BUR(2014)RAP32Abr

- Abridged Report of the 32nd Bureau meeting (25-27 March 2014)

T-PD31(2014)OJ_en_prov2

- Draft agenda of the 31st Plenary meeting

CAHDATA(2014)ToR

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

Report

- Abridged Report of the 2nd CAHDATA meeting (28-30 April 2014)

T-PD (2014) WP

- 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

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

CIRCOM

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

Growing with Children

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

Conference on Regional Media

4. IRE (Institut des Regionen Europas) Expert Conference on Regional Media, Novi Sad, 25 April 2014

Report of Conference

Report by Bernd Möwes

 

5. Seminar on "Combating Discrimination for a Fair Society”, organised by the Bulgarian Commission for Protection against Discrimination (Hissarya, 27/-2/3/2014)

Draft programme

6. New Media Literacy Leonardo da Vinci project – Seminar (Bratislava, 29-30 May 2014)

Form

Form for reporting

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat
Take note of report on past events by CDMSI members who attended them.
Discuss possible participation in and input to future events.

8.2 Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)

Documents

 

Rec 2036 (2014)

1. PACE Recommendation 2036(2014) on Revision of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television (ECTT)

Report

- Report on Revision of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television, by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights Television

CDMSI(2014)002

- CDMSI comment on PACE Recommendation 2036(2014)

Rec 2033 (2014)

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

CDMSI(2014)003Rev2

- CDMSI comments on PACE Recommendation 2033 (2014)

Rec 2041(2014)

3. PACE Recommendation 2041(2014) “Improving user protection and security in cyberspace”.

Notes and expected action

1. PACE Recommendation 2036(2014). Take note of information by the Secretariat. Consider follow-up to CDMSI comments that were finalised via e-mail.

2. PACE Recommendation 2033 (2014). Take note of information by the Secretariat.

3. Recommendation 2041 (2014) – “Improving user protection and security in cyberspace”. Take note of information by the Secretariat. Consider preparing CDMSI comments to be submitted to the Committee of Ministers by 30 June 2014. (Consider draft comments prepared on the basis of CDMSI comments).

3. Discuss means of co-operation with PACE, in particular, consider inviting some members, such as

J.Pelkonen

- Ms Jaana Pelkonen, EPP, member of the Finish Parliament, rapporteur on “The right to internet access”

R.Shlegel

- Mr Robert Shlegel, EDG, Member of the Russian State Duma, rapporteur on “Coordinated strategies for effective Internet governance”

A.Fischer

- Mr Axel Fischer, EPP, Member of the German Bundestag, rapporteur on “Improving user protection and security in cyberspace”

P.Omtzigt

- Mr Peter.Omtzigt, EPP, Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, rapporteur on “Massive eavesdropping in Europe”

8.3 European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ)

Documents

 

CM/Rec(2014)7

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)7 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of whistleblowers (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 30 April 2014)

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

8.5 Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)

Documents

 

Declaration

- Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 April 2014)

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by the Secretariat.

8.6 European Broadcasting Union EBU)

Documents

 

Notes and expected action

Take note of the information provided by EBU representative and discuss

9. Budget and administrative matters

10. Priorities of CDMSI work and working methods

Documents

 

Belgrade 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

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

Internet Watch Foundation – application to observer statutes

Documents

 

Application letter
-Memorandum of Association of Internet Watch Foundation
-Service Level Agreement Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)/IWF
-Annual report 2013
-Human Rights Audit (2014)

Application letter
Supporting documents:

Notes and expected action

Hold an exchange with the representatives of Internet Watch Foundation. Decide on their application to be granted observer statuts with the CDMSI.

12. Adoption of the abridged report of the meeting

Documents

 

CDMSI(2014)007

Draft abridged report

Notes and expected action

Adopt the abridged report of the meeting

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-BU(2013)001

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

CDMSI(2013)006

Report of the 3rd meeting of the CDMS

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 CDMSI

CDMSI-BU(2014)02

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