Strasbourg, 1 April 2019

CDCPP-Bu(2019)OJ1 rev


4-5 April 2019

Council of Europe, Agora, Strasbourg, Room G05

Opening of the meeting: Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 9.30 am

Close of the meeting: Friday, 5 April 2019 at 1.00 pm

1. Opening of the meeting by the Chair


2. Adoption of the agenda



3. General questions

  • Exchange on CDCPP working methods, including a possible revised set-up and future ambitions for the plenary sessions
    [CDCPP-Bu(2019)1 restricted]
  • CDCPP comments on PACE Recommendation 2148 (2019) – “Safeguarding and enhancing intangible cultural heritage in Europe” and PACE Recommendation 2149 (2019) – “The value of cultural heritage in a democratic society”
    [CDCPP-Bu(2019)2 restricted]


4. Fields of activities of the CDCPP

State of implementation of the 2018-19 work programme and draft calendar of meetings for 2019

4.1 Culture

  • Work programme 2019:
    Promoting the CoE’s Recommendations on culture and digitisation; follow-up to the expert seminar E-relevance of Culture in the Age of AI (Rijeka,12-13 October 2018) in the form of a publication, report on the Council of Europe Conference on AI, Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (Helsinki, 26-27 February 2019); Cultural Policy Review of the Republic of Moldova; Progress report on the Association of the Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends; follow-up to the Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD).

4.2 Heritage

  • Work programme 2019:
    Strategy 21 – Good practices publication to be presented in the framework of the French Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe at the CDCPP plenary session; Faro Convention Action Plan and Joint Project on promoting the Faro Convention; HEREIN recent developments; preparations for a promotional conference on the CoE Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property (Nicosia, October 2019); plans for a possible promotional Joint Project on the Convention; European Heritage Days.

4.3 Landscape

  • Work programme 2019:
    Reference texts of the Committee of Ministers; Parties to the Convention; National landscape policies: Information System; Council of Europe Conference on the implementation of the Convention; Meetings of the Workshops for the implementation of the Convention; International Landscape Day; Sessions of the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe; Landscape Award Alliance of the Council of Europe; Landscape Observatory: Information Platform.


5. Information concerning other Council of Europe activities in the fields of culture, heritage and landscape

  • Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA)
  • Other initiatives


6. Discussion

Follow-up to the meeting of the Chairs of the inter-governmental committees; co-operation with the European Union and other international bodies and professional associations


7. Any other business


8. Dates of the next meetings


9. Close of the meeting

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  • Alison HELM

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