AUTUMN SESSION

CONFERENCE OF INGOs
CONF(2009)SYN3

Strasbourg, 26 October 2009

SYNOPSIS

FOR THE ATTENTION OF MEMBERS OF THE CONFERENCE OF INGOS

The Conference of INGOs, meeting in Strasbourg on 1 October 2009 with Jean-Marie Heydt in the chair :

1. Address by Lluís-Maria de Puig, President of the Parliamentary Assembly

2. CODE OF GOOD PRACTICE FOR CIVIL PARTICIPATION IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS (link to the code)

3. “Internal governance of NGOs”: presentation of the second thematic report by the Expert Council on NGO Law

4. Co-operation with the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF) : address by Moussa Daff, Chair of the Francophone Conference of INGOs and civil society organisations (OSC)

5. European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (European Union, 2010), in liaison with the Social Charter of the Council of Europe

6. World Appeal to a New Mobilisation for Childhood, on the initiative of the International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE):

7. Other business

8. Date of the next meeting: to be confirmed.