Non-Governmental Organisations



    Strasbourg, 18 June 2010



    Thursday 24 June 2010, 2.30 to 5.30 pm

    Strasbourg, Palais de l’Europe (Room 2)

    (Note: this agenda may be amended if events so require)

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 28 April 2010 [CONF/SC(2010)SYN3]: for adoption

4. Meeting of the Bureau of the Conference of INGOs (Strasbourg, 21 June 2010): for information

5. The reform of the Council of Europe and its impact on the Conference of INGOs

6. Functioning of the Conference of INGOs: for discussion and decision

      a. Relations between the various bodies of the Conference of INGOs
      b. Organisation of sessions
      c. Co-operation with the other Council of Europe bodies

    7. Review of contributions received in connection with the possible revision of the INGO Conference’s Rules of Procedure: for decision

    8. Draft order of business for the autumn session (4-6 October 2010): for decision

    9. Division of responsibilities within the Bureau and the Standing Committee: for information and/or decision

    10. Sub-committees and working groups of the committees and transversal groups: update, for discussion

11. Activities in 2010-2011: for information and/or decision

      a. 3 Year Framework Programme (2008-2011) “Strengthening Civil Society and Civil Participation in the Russian Federation” – Information on activities for 2010-2011

      b. Regional Congress of NGOs (Vilnius, 10-12 June 2010)

      c. 2010 Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue (Ohrid, 13 and 14 September 2010)

      d. Forum for the Future of Democracy (Yerevan, 19 and 20 October 2010)

      e. Forum on universal human rights (Oslo, 21 and 22 October 2010)

      f. Activities of the Conference of INGOs during the Turkish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (November 2010 – May 2011)

    12. Ministerial Conferences of the Council of Europe in 2010: for information

    a. 7th Council of Europe Ministerial Conference on Equality between Women and Men (Baku, 24 and 25 May 2010) (Karin Nordmeyer)

    b. 23rd Session of the Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education, (Brdo, Slovenia, 4 and 5 June 2010) (Edouard Jagodnik)

    c. 15th Session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Spatial Planning (CEMAT) (Moscow, 8 and 9 July 2010) (Anne-Marie Chavanon)

13. Other business

14. Date of the next meeting: Wednesday 6 October 2010 (2.30 – 5.30 pm), to be confirmed