SUMMER SESSION

STANDING COMMITTEE
CONF/SC(2009)SYN4

Strasbourg, 2 July 2009

SYNOPSIS

FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE

The Standing Committee of the Conference of INGOs, meeting in Strasbourg on 24 June 2009, with Jean-Marie Heydt in the chair:

1. Meeting of the Bureau of the Conference of INGOs on 22 June 2009 (Strasbourg) 

2. Working methods of the committees and transversal groups

3. Text submitted for adoption

4. INGO Conference’s participation in intergovernmental steering committees  

5. Other business

NB: the Standing Committee did not have time at this meeting to discuss the other agenda items, such as the priorities of the INGO Conference, as the room did not become available until 4.45 pm.

6. Dates of forthcoming meetings: Tuesday 29 September 2009 (11 am – 12.30 pm)
Thursday 1 October 2009 (2.30 – 5.30 pm)

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
Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights
Director of the Private Office of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Director of External Relations
Director of Strategic Planning
Director of Communication
Director of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights