Non-Governmental Organisations



Strasbourg, 3 June 2009

Tuesday 23 June 2009 from 9:00 am to 12.30 am
room 2, Palais de l’Europe

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Agenda : for adoption

3. Synopsis of the meeting held on 28 April [CONF/TG/GEN(2009)SYN2] :
for adoption

4. Nomination of a rapporteur

5. Presentation of candidates for the posts of Chair and Vice-Chair and Election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Gender Equality Transversal Group. A word from the newly elected Chair.

6. Visit of women’s NGOs from Kosovo1: “Kosovo Women's Network”, “Kosovar Gender Studies Center”, will report on

    The involvement of women in post conflict democratic processes (UN Security Council Resolutions1325 and 1820; Resolution MEG-5 of the Council of Europe on the Roles of Women and Men in Conflict Prevention, Peace Building and Post-conflict Democratic Processes)
    The fight against trafficking (Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking)
    for debate

7. Ad Hoc Committee on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CAHVIO):

    Report of the second meeting Strasbourg 25 -27 May 2009
    Creating a Sub-group to contribute effectively to the process of drafting the text of the Convention

for information and approval

8. The European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights CETS No.: 160 and the Council of Europe Platform on Children's Rights - Irma Ertman, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to the Council of Europe
for exchange of views

9. Activities of the Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
for information
10. Other business

1 All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.