Human Rights Committee

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 2011 for a three-year term of office:

Annelise Oeschger, International Movement ATD Fourth World.

Gérard Greneron, European Council of Police Trade Union (CESP)
Mme Marie-José SCHMITT, European Action of the Disabled (AEH)

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

Documents :