WINTER SESSION

CONFERENCE OF INGOs
CONF/PLE(2010)SYN1

SYNOPSIS

FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE INGO CONFERENCE

The Conference of INGOs, meeting in Strasbourg on 27 January 2010 (from 9.30 am to 1 pm), with Jean-Marie Heydt in the chair:

1. Address by Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe and exchange of views

2. 2009 activity report of the Conference of INGOs

3. Priorities of the Conference of INGOs

4. Draft co-operation agreement between the Conference of INGOs and the Council of Europe North-South Centre

5. The internal governance of NGOs: draft Recommendation arising from the second report of the Council of Experts on NGO legislation

6. Three-year framework programme in the Russian Federation (2008-2011): mid-term assessment and perspectives

7. Rules of Procedure of the Conference of INGOs

8. Activities of the Conference of INGOs in 2010

9. Other business

10. Date of the next meeting: Thursday 24 June 2010 (date adopted by the Conference of INGOs with two abstentions to replace the meeting scheduled for 28 April 2010).