The Human Rights Committee brings together some 160 NGOs. Topics that are currently on the agenda include: the protection of human rights defenders, media and human rights, religion and human rights, children and human rights, the Social Charter, economic and social rights.
The Chair and Vice-Chairs were elected in June 2014 for a three-year term of office.
Michel Aguilar, European Buddhist Union (EBU)
Gérard Greneron, European Council of Police Trade Union (CESP)
Iamvi Totsi, International Confederation of Professionals and Intellectual Workers (CITI)
The Committee meets twice a year in Strasbourg. Meeting documents are listed by year below.
In addition the Committee has set up working groups in four different priority areas.
Information on the working groups