Non-Governmental Organisations

WINTER SESSION

CONFERENCE OF INGOs
CONF/PLE(2014)OJ1

Strasbourg, 22 January 2014

MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF INGOs

DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday 30 January 2014
(9.30 am – 1 pm and 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm)
Strasbourg, Agora – Room G.03

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

2. Agenda: for adoption

3. Synopsis of the meeting of 27 June 2013: for adoption [CONF/PLE(2013)SYN2]

4. Exchange of views with Snezana Markovic, Director General of Democracy (10 am)

5. 2013 Activity report of the Conference of INGOs: for discussion and adoption (Alain Mouchoux)

6. Election of a member (rapporteur) of the Bureau (Sophie Dimitroulias)

7. Initiatives of the Conference of INGOs in action: recent activities and outlook for 2014
(Alain Mouchoux)

    - Expert Council on NGO Law – Cyril Ritchie
    - Dialogue Toolkit – Christoph Spreng

8. Exchange of views with a group of civil society representatives from Ukraine on recent developments in the country: questions of freedom of association and civil participation in decision-making processes (2.30 pm) (

9. Transversal questions: recent activities and outlook for 2014 (Antonina Dashkina)

    - Betty Doornenbal, Gender Equality Expert
    - Anna Rurka, Conference representative  childhood-family 

10. Nomination of 5 members of the Verification and Dispute Committee
(Sophie Dimitroulias)

11. Adoption of texts prepared by the Committees (Sophie Dimitroulias)

12. Open questions from INGOs (to be submitted in advance to Alain Mouchoux, (alain.mouchoux@wanadoo.fr)

13. Any other business

14. Date of the next meeting