132nd Session of the Committee of Ministers
Turin, Italy - 19-20 May 2022

 

Decisions adopted

  • CM/PV(2022)132-add - Volume of Decisions - Addendum to the Minutes of the sitting held in Turin, Italy

 

Draft Minutes

 


Thursday 19 May

Informal working dinner, hosted by the Chair of the Committee of Ministers, on the theme “Towards a stronger Council of Europe to address new challenges”

 

Friday 20 May

List of Heads of Delegation  

List of speakers (restricted access) 

Composition of Delegations (restricted access) 

 

Agenda

 
1. Adoption of the agenda
 
2. United around our values – Council of Europe response to the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine
  • CM/Res(2022)1 - Resolution on legal and financial consequences of the suspension of the Russian Federation from its rights of representation in the Council of Europe 
  • CM/Res(2022)2 - Resolution on the cessation of the membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe 
  • CM/Res(2022)3 - Resolution on legal and financial consequences of the cessation of membership of the Russian Federation in the Council of Europe 
  • CM(2022)89-final - Priority adjustments to the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022 
 
3. A shared responsibility for democratic security in Europe
a. Annual report by the Secretary General on human rights, rule of law and democracy in Europe
  • SG(2022)1 - Moving Forward 2022 - Annual Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe 
b. Conflicts and crises in Europe: The role of the Council of Europe
c. Council of Europe activities:
i. From Hamburg (131st Session, 21 May 2021) to Turin (132nd Session, 19-20 May 2022)
- Progress on reform measures
  • CM(2022)61 - Progress report on reform measures 
- Artificial intelligence and cybercrime
- Council of Europe monitoring procedures
  • SG/Inf(2022)5 - Enhancing the co-ordination, effectiveness and impact of monitoring mechanisms – Secretary General’s report and proposals 
- Improving the European Social Charter system
  • CM(2022)67-final - Improving the European Social Charter system – Consolidated Report 
- Human rights and the environment
- Participation of civil society organisations and national human rights institutions
- Council of Europe contribution to the international order and global governance and to the SDGs
  • CM(2022)84-final - Reflection process on the Council of Europe contribution to the international order and global governance, as well as to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - Activity Report 
- Enhancing the visibility of the Council of Europe, including among youth
ii. Other activities
- The role of restorative justice
- Culture, creativity and cultural heritage
  • Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)15 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in helping to address global challenges 
- Rights of the child: Rome Strategy
- Interreligious dialogue
- Freedom of expression, the right to information and combatting discrimination and hate speech
- Protecting the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls
  • Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)17 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on protecting the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls 
- Empowerment of women and fight against violence against women and domestic violence
- European Conference of Prosecutors

 

4. Co-operation between the Council of Europe and the European Union
  • CM(2022)62-final - Summary Report on co-operation between the Council of Europe and the European Union (May 2021 – May 2022) 
  • CM(2022)62-addfinal - Joint Programmes between the Council of Europe and the European Union in 2021 – Information document 
 
5. Other business
 
6. Transfer of the chairmanship between Italy and Ireland
- Report by the Italian Chairmanship
  • CM/Inf(2022)13 - Stocktaking of the Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (17 November 2021 – 20 May 2022) 
- Priorities of the Irish Chairmanship
  • CM/Inf(2022)14 - Priorities of the Irish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (20 May – November 2022) 
 
7. Date and place of the next Session