Non-Governmental Organisations

WINTER SESSION

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE
CONF/HR(2011)OJ1

Strasbourg, 17 January 2010

DRAFT AGENDA
for the meeting on Tuesday 25 January 2011
from 11 am to 12.30 pm
Room 2, Palais de l’Europe

Welcome

    1. Proposed agenda: for adoption

    2. Synopsis of the meeting held on 5 October [CONF/HR(2010)SYN4]: for adoption

    Part 1: Text proposed for adoption

    3. Reform of the European Court of Human Rights

    - Update on the progress of the reform

      Giuseppe Guarneri, representative of the Conference of INGOs on the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (DH-GDR)

    - Draft recommendation rejecting the proposal to impose legal costs on applicants to the Court (link to the text of the recommendation)

      Johannes Heiler, Amnesty International – Gabriel Nissim, Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Conference of INGOs

    Part 2: Activities for 2011

    4. First European Youth and Human Rights Fair – Presentation and programme, participation by the committee and the INGOs
    Brigitte Kahn, Vice-Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Conference of INGOs

    5. Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights

    - Presentation of the charter adopted in this area by the Council of Europe

      Alain Mouchoux, representative of the Conference of INGOs on the EDCHR

    - Education for democratic citizenship and human rights in the digital media sector: update on progress of project

      Gabriel Nissim, representative of the Conference of INGOs on the Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC)

    6. Religions and human rights: update on progress of work

François Becker, head of the working group on the matter

    7. Migration and human rights: setting up of working group

Maritchu Rall, International Association of Charities (AIC)

    8. Activities to be carried out under the new arrangements for the Conference of INGOs: for debate

    9. Other business