STANDING COMMITTEE
CONF/SC(2011)SYN7

Strasbourg, 11 May 2011

SYNOPSIS

FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE

The Standing Committee, meeting on Monday 20 June:

1. Opening of the meeting by the Chair and guidelines for the smooth running of the session. The Chair said that the new Standing Committee of Wednesday 22 June (following the different elections) would consist of three committees, human rights; education and culture; democracy, social cohesion and global challenges.

2. Adopted the meeting agenda.

3. Approved the synopses of the meetings of 13 April 2011 [CONF/SC(2011)SYN5] and 14 April 2011 [CONF/SC(2011)SYN6].

4. Organisation of the session
The Chair gave a reminder of the highlights of the plenary Conference of 20 and 21 June 2011, namely:

1st part of the Conference

2nd part of the Conference

A discussion began, centring on the following:

5. Heard the thoughts of Rémy Berthier, Chair of the Verification and Dispute Committee, about validation of the election procedure, in particular:

6. Validated the content of the agenda of the meetings of the Conference of INGOs, namely:

7. Other business