Non-Governmental Organisations


Tuesday 5 October 2010 from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm,

room 3, Palais de l’Europe

1. Agenda of the meeting – for adoption

2. Synopsis of the meeting held on 21 June 2010 [CONF/SOC(2010)SYN3] - for adoption

3. Presentation of the forthcoming European Conference on Violence within the Family, with the patronage of Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Strasbourg 23-24 November 2010. Mr. René Vogel, Association Regain – link to the programme (in French only)

4. Update on the work of the Ad Hoc Committee on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence – for information

5. Update of the work of the sub-group on health prevention and on the outcome of the UN Summit in New York on the Review of the Millennium Development Goals

6. Exchange of views on the preparation for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2010

7. Exchange of views with Mr Luca Volontè (EPP/CD), member of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as well as President of the EPP/CD group on the report on Combating poverty – for information

8. Update on the monitoring of the implementation of the Social Charter, Marie-Jose Schmitt - for information

9. Cooperation with the Congress of Local authorities, the way forward Marie Eve Fisher – for discussion

10. Intervention of Ms Gilda Farrell, DG Social Cohesion, Head of Social Cohesion Development Division, Council of Europe on the launch of the Action Plan on Social Cohesion – for information