Non-Governmental Organisations

SPRING SESSION

STANDING COMMITTEE
CONF/SC(2009)OJ3

Strasbourg, 30 March 2009

MEETING OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE

AGENDA

Wednesday 29 April 2009 (2.30 - 5.30 pm)

Strasbourg, Palais de l’Europe - Room 2

    1. Opening of the meeting by Jean-Marie Heydt, President of the Conference of INGOs

    2. Agenda: for adoption

    3. Synopses of the meetings held on 26 January 2009 [CONF/SC(2009)SYN1] and 29 January 2009 [CONF/SC(2009)SYN2]: for adoption

    4. Meetings of the Bureau of the Conference of INGOs on 31 March (Paris) and 27 April 2009 (Strasbourg): for information

    5. (at 3pm) Situation of human rights defenders in Europe: Exchange of views with the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Thomas Hammarberg.

    6. Working methods of the committees and transversal groups: for discussion

    7. Procedure for submitting and preparing texts for adoption by the Conference of INGOs: for information

    8. Conference of INGOs on 29 April 2009: implementation of decisions

    9. Verification and Dispute Committee: setting up of a joint working group with the Standing Committee with a view to a subsequent review of the Rules of Procedure of the Conference of INGOs: for implementation

    10. Other business

    11. Next meetings: Wednesday 24 June 2009, 4.15 - 6 pm

        Wednesday 30 September 2009, 2.30 - 5.30 pm