Non-Governmental Organisations

    SPRING SESSION

    SOCIAL COHESION AND ERADICATION OF POVERTY COMMITTEE
    CONF/SOC(2009)OJ2

    Strasbourg, 28 April 2009

    AGENDA
    Monday, 28 April 2009 (9 am - 12.30 pm)
    Room 3, Palais de l’Europe

    1. Adoption of the agenda

      Action: add points if needed and adopt the agenda

    2. Adoption of the synopsis of the meeting of 27 January 2008 [CONF/SOC(2009)SYN1]

      Action: discussion and adoption
      Action: information on the motions submitted in January and on the follow-up proposed by the Standing Committee

    3 Presentation by Maria de Belém Roseira, member of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), spokesperson of PACE at the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Social Cohesion, Moscow, 26-27 February 2009

      Action: Exchange of views

    4. Presentation by Verena Taylor, Head of the Social Policy Department (Directorate of social Affairs and Health) and Executive Secretary of the European Committee for Social Cohesion (CDCS) on the outcome of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Social Cohesion, Moscow, 26-27 February 2009

5. Health: follow-up on the work of the taskforce on Prevention

    (rapporteur: Guy Schlaeder)

    6. INGO campaign: Europe says No to poverty
    Action: update and Action Plan

    7. Update: Action linked to the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October 2009), possible activities at the Council of Europe and draft statement on empowering the poor

    8. Participation of the Committee in the work of intergovernmental committees and sub-committees of the Council of Europe

      Action: Discussion on the list of committees

    9. INGO contribution to the monitoring of the Social Charter
    (rapporteur Marie- José Schmitt)

    10. Migration: Follow up to the Council of Europe Ministerial Conference in Kiev on “Economic migration, social cohesion and development : towards an integrated approach”, 4-5 September 2008, Kyiv, Ukraine

    11.. Forthcoming event: Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Family Affairs, 16–17 June 2009, Vienna: “Public policies supporting the wish to have children, societal, economic and personal factors”.

    12.. Any other business