WINTER SESSION
CONFERENCE OF INGOS

CONF/PLE(2009)SYN1

Strasbourg, 27 February 2009

SYNOPSIS OF

THE MEETING OF 28 JANUARY 2009

FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONFERENCE OF INGOS

The Conference of INGOs, meeting in Strasbourg on 28 January with Annelise Oeschger, followed by Jean-Marie Heydt, newly elected President, in the chair:

1. Stock-taking by the President of her two terms of office

2. Annual activity report of the Conference of INGOs

3. Revision of the INGO Conference's Rules of Procedure

4. Election of the President of the INGO Conference

5. Election of the Vice-Presidents of the Conference of INGOs

6. Election of the Rapporteurs of the Conference of INGOs

7. Follow-up to the third Regional NGO Congress (Penza, Russian Federation, 5-7 December 2008)

8. Statement by Michel Muller, President of INGO-Service

9. Draft recommendations submitted to the Conference of INGOs

10. Title of the Human Rights Committee

11. Draft Charter of Good Governance of INGOs

12. Honorary presidency of the conference of INGOs

14. Dates of next meetings: Wednesday 29 April 2009 (9.30 am – 12.30 pm)
Wednesday 30 September 2009 (9.30 am – 12.30 pm)

Cc: President of the Conference of INGOs
Members of the Standing Committee
Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly
Secretary General of the Congress
Secretary to the Committee of Ministers
Directors General
Director of the Private Office of the Secretary General
Director of External Relations
Director of Strategic Planning
Director of Communication
Acting Director of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights