Non-Governmental Organisations


Sustainable Territorial Development Committee

Strasbourg, 6 September 2010

Tuesday, 5 October 2010 from 2.30 to 6 pm
Room 2, Palais de l’Europe

2.30 – 2.45 pm

1. Agenda: for adoption

2. Synopsis of the meeting held on 23 June 2010 [CONF/CIV/TER(2010)SYN1]: for adoption

3. Biodiversity: for information

      Follow-up to the declaration adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities and the Conference of INGOs – link to declaration
      Report under preparation at the Parliamentary Assembly: “Need to assess progress in implementation of the Bern Convention”
      Presentation of the High-level Pan-European Conference on Biodiversity held in Azerbaijan – Edith Wenger, head of the biodiversity taskforce

2.45 – 3.25 pm

4 Landscape: for information and discussion

      10th anniversary of the European Landscape Convention – Florence (Italy) – 16 and 17 October 2010, introduction by Maguelonne Déjeant-Pons, Head of Landscape Policies and Spatial Planning Division, Council of Europe
      Contribution by the Council of Europe INGOs – Patrice Collignon and Anne-Marie Chavanon

3.25 – 3.40 pm

5 Spatial planning: for information

      Conclusions of and follow-up to the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Regional/Spatial Planning – CEMAT (Moscow, 8-9 July 2010), by Maguelonne Déjeant-Pons – link to the declaration

      Reactions by Aleksei Lotman, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Agriculture and Local and Regional Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly, and Anne-Marie Chavanon, Chair of the Sustainable Territorial Development Committee of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe

3.50 – 5.20 pm

6 Climate – Cancun Summit (29 November – 10 December 2010): for information and discussion

      Introduction: “Focus on climate change”, by Julien Billaut-Chaumartin, meteorologist at the French Meteorological Office (Météo-France), lecturer at IUT Louis Pasteur (Bas-Rhin)
      “The issues at the forthcoming Cancun Summit”, by Alan Meale, Chair of the Sub-Committee on Local and Regional Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, participant in the Kyoto and Copenhagen Summits
      Conclusions by Jean-Pierre Ribaut and presentation of a draft contribution by the Sustainable Territorial Development Committee on behalf of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe

5.20 – 6 pm

7 Reform of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe: for information

    By Marité Moras, Secretary of the Committee on Sustainable Development of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (tbc)

8 2011 work programme: for discussion on the basis of preliminary proposals

9 Other business

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