SPRING SESSION

COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL COHESION AND ERADICATION OF POVERTY
CONF/SOC(2009)SYN4

Strasbourg, 2 November 2009

DRAFT SYNOPSIS
OF THE MEETING HELD ON
29 SEPTEMBER 2009

FOR THE ATTENTION OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL COHESION AND ERADICATION OF POVERTY

The Committee on Social Cohesion and Eradication of Poverty, meeting on 29 September 2009, with Irene Donadio in the chair:

1. adopted the agenda, including an extra item on the presentation of the work of the European Health Committee (CDSP) and its co-operation with the INGO Conference.
2. adopted the synopsis of the meeting held on 24 June 2009 [CONF/SOC(2009)SYN3] after making a number of changes to the part concerning the work of the Working Group on Health Prevention.
3. Presentation of the work of the Working Group on Poverty, Human Rights and the Financial Crisis

4. Preparation of the World Day against Poverty (17 October 2009)

5. Presentation of the work of the CDSP and opportunities for co-operating with the INGO Conference

6. Council of Europe Seminar “At work, but poor and without a voice” (Malta, 14-15 October 2009)

7. Preparation for the meeting with Regis Brillat, Head of the Department of the European Social Charter and Executive Secretary of the European Committee of Social Rights

8. Negotiation of the draft convention to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence

9. Call for support the UNESCO International Guidelines on Sexuality Education (link)

10. Report on Health Prevention

10. Report on the International Forum of social workers of Siberia and the Far East, (Altai Republic, 18-22 August 2009)

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