AUTUMN SESSION

STANDING COMMITTEE
CONF/SC(2008)SYN1

Strasbourg, 20 October 2008

SYNOPSIS

FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE

The Standing Committee of the Conference of INGOs, meeting in Strasbourg on 3 October 2008, with Annelise Oeschger in the chair:

1. Distribution of the main work topics among the committees

2. Working procedures of the committees and transversal groups

3. INGO-Service

4. Violence against women

5. First report of the Expert Council on NGO Law

6. Draft Charter of Good Governance

7. Verification and Dispute Committee

8. Rules of Procedure of the Conference of INGOs: provisions concerning the transversal groups

9. United Nations Conference against Racism: draft recommendation

10. Dates of the next meetings: Monday 26 January 2009
Thursday 29 January 2009

Cc : 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 of the Council of Europe
Director of External Relations
Director of the Strategic planning
Director of Communication
Director a.i. of the Commissioner for Human Rights