SPRING SESSION
SOCIAL COHESION AND ERADICATION OF POVERTY COMMITTEE
CONF/SOC(2010)SYN2

Strasbourg, 3 June 2010

DRAFT SYNOPSIS
OF THE MEETING ON 27 APRIL 2010

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

The Social Cohesion and Eradication of Poverty Committee, meeting on 27 April 2010, with Irene Donadio in the chair:

1. Adopted the agenda.

2. Corrected the synopsis of the meeting held on 26 January in relation to the report of the Parliamentary Assembly hearing on the handling of the H1N1 flu.

3. World Day Against Poverty, 17 October 2010

4. Work programme of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly – areas of future collaboration

5. Exchanged views on poverty with PACE Rapporteur Luca Volontè, Member of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly.

6. Outcome of the European Committee for Social Cohesion (CDCS) – 23 and 24 February 2010

7. New EU 2020 strategy and its implication for the INGO work on social cohesion

8. 1st meeting of the Experts Committee on Child-friendly Health Care (SP-CFH)

9. Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers [CM/Rec(2009)3] to member States on monitoring the protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorder and the role of the Social Cohesion Committee in the Action Plan

10. February meeting of the ad hoc Committee on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CAHVIO) and the European Lobby Campaign on the draft Council of Europe Convention on violence against women
The chair gave a very brief update on the state of play.
11. Information on the Panel Discussion on national integrated strategies on violence against children which took place in Geneva on 9 March 2010
This point was not covered.
12. Preparation for the UN Millennium Development Goals’ Review Summit in New York (20-22 September 2010).

13. Monitoring report of Article 30 of the Social Charter

14. Any other business