Non-Governmental Organisations

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SUMMER SESSION

CIVIL SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL
DEMOCRACY COMMITTEE COMMITTEE DEVELOPMENT

CONF/CIV/TER(2010)OJ1

Draft agenda
of the meeting on Wednesday 23 June 2010
Room 2, Palais de l’Europe
9 am – 12.15 pm

9 - 9.15 am
1. Agenda: for adoption

2. Synopsis of the meeting of the Civil Society and Democracy Committee on 27 April 2010 [CONF/CIV(2010)SYN2]: for adoption

    Synopsis of the meeting of the Sustainable Territorial Development Committee on 26 January 2010 [CONF/TER(2010)SYN1]: for adoption

3. Assessment of “European Biodiversity Day” (Strasbourg, 28 April 2010). Follow-up to the Declaration “Working together for biodiversity, protection of natural areas and the fight against climate change” signed by the Presidents of the Parliamentary Assembly, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities and the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe.

    Edith Wenger, head of the “biodiversity” taskforce

9.15 – 10.45 am

4. Round Table: from Utrecht to Moscow, governance and sustainable territorial development, future challenges

      Reminder of the work of the Sustainable Territorial Development Committee devoted to governance in the field of sustainable development
      Anne-Marie Chavanon, Chair of the Sustainable Territorial Development Committee

      Reminder of the main points of the Code of Good Practice for Civil Participation in the Decision-making Process, adopted by the Conference of INGOs
      Antonella Valmorbida, Chair of the Civil Society and Democracy Committee

    Key points of the Ministerial Conference in Utrecht
    Alfonso Zardi, Head of the Council of Europe’s Department of Local and Regional Democracy and Good Governance

      Key points of the Ministerial Conference in Moscow
      Maguelonne Déjeant-Pons, Head of the Council of Europe’s Landscape Policies and Spatial Planning Division

      Inteventions by:

      Alan Meale, Chair of the Sub-Committee on Local and Regional Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

      Jean-Claude Frécon: Vice-President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

Debate 30 mins

10.45 – 11.15 am

5. Contribution to the 15th Session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Regional/Spatial Planning – CEMAT (8-9 July 2010, Moscow) on “Future Challenges: Sustainable Spatial Development of the European Continent in a Changing World”

11h15 – 12h15

6. European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) (11-17 October 2010): for exchange of views

    Introduction by Antonella Valmorbida

7. Proposal on networking of civil society and democracy activities at European level: for information and exchange of views

    Presentation by Antonella Valmorbida

8. Other business