Non-Governmental Organisations

WINTER SESSION

CONFERENCE OF INGOs
CONF/PLE(2011)OJ2

Strasbourg, 21 January 2011

MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF INGOS

DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday 27 January 2011
(9.30 am - 12.30 pm
2 pm - 3.30 pm)
Strasbourg, Agora - Room G.03

1. Opening of the meeting by Jean-Marie Heydt, President of the Conference of INGOs

2. Draft agenda: for adoption

3. Draft synopsis of the meeting of 6 October 2010 [CONF/PLE(2010)SYN3] : for adoption

4. Activity reports for 2010: Activity reports of the Standing Committee and the Committees and Transversal Groups: for adoption

5. Reform of the Conference of INGOs: decisions to be taken

6. European Year of Volunteering 2011

    - Intervention of Luca Volontè, Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly “Promoting volunteering in Europe” (tbc)

    - Information by Olivier Fleury, Committee to Encourage Unpaid Voluntary Action in Europe, Volonteurope

7. Reform of the European Court of Human Rights: say no to legal costs for applicants - draft recommendation for adoption [CONF/PLE(2011)REC2]

8. Cultic Excesses and Violations of Human Rights: Draft recommendation and draft resolution for adoption (link to the draft recommendation) (link to the draft resolution)

9. Expert Council on NGO Law

- Evaluation of the Council: for information

    - Draft Recommendation arising from the third report of the Expert Council on “Sanctions and Liability in respect of NGOs”: for adoption

10. Situation in Belarus: Recent events and follow-up to the Declarations of the Conference of INGOs of 6 October [CONF/PLE(2010)DEC1] and 19 December 2010 [CONF/SC(2010)DEC1].

11. INGO Service: Intervention by the President of INGO Service

12. Other business

13. Date of the next meeting