Strasbourg, 9 June 2020



Opening of the on-line meeting: 30 June 2020

10.00am-12.30pm and 2.30pm-5.00 pm (CET)

1. Opening of the meeting by the Chair


2. Adoption of the agenda



3. General questions, working methods and thematic sessions

  • CDCPP Terms of Reference; Elections including of thematic rapporteurs at the plenary session in November; Reporting by committees; Meeting dates and recourse to written procedures by the CoE intergovernmental committees
  • Preparation of the November plenary session agenda and information on the thematic sessions on “Climate change and Sustainable Development”, and “AI and culture, creativity and cultural heritage”
  • Bureau meeting reports (November 2019, April 2020) - for information
    [CDCPP-Bu(2019)11 + CDCPP-Bu(2020)6]
  • Highlights of 2019 work – for information


4. Fields of activities of the CDCPP

State of implementation of the work programme and draft calendar of meetings in 2020-21

4.1 Culture

Work programme 2020 [CDCPP(2020)3]:

  • Contribution to the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights: Draft Manifesto on Arts, Culture, Cultural Heritage and Freedom of Expression in the Digital Era, and a concept for a Council of Europe digital #Exhibition;
  • Publication on E-Relevance of Arts and Culture in the Age of AI;
  • Progress report on the Association of the Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends;
  • Cultural Policy Peer Reviews – North Macedonia.

4.2 Cultural Heritage

Work programme 2020 [CDCPP(2020)4]:

  • Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on prevention of risks in the day-to-day management of cultural heritage;
  • Council of Europe Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property;
  • European Heritage Days;
  • Strategy 21;
  • Faro Convention Action Plan and Joint Project “The Faro Way”;

4.3 European Landscape Convention

Work programme 2020 [CDCPP(2020)5]:

  • Part 1 – National policies and international co-operation for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention;
  • Part 2 – Work Programme and Action Plan for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention 2020-2022.


5. Information on EU and other co-operation

  • Co-operation with the European Union and other international bodies;
  • Co-operation with civil society and professional associations.


6. Outlook on future work: plenary session 12-13 November 2020 and Work programme 2021


7. Dates of the next meetings


8. Any other business


9. Meeting report (to be sent to delegates after the meeting)


10. Close of the meeting

[1] Key areas for exchange at this meeting are shaded in grey.

Illustration about the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP)
  • Francesc PLA
  • Alison HELM

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