PDF version of the Draft agenda

Democracy, Social Cohesion and Global Challenges Committee


Draft Agenda

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

9:30 - 13:00

Room G03, Agora

1. Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the synopsis of the meeting of 24 June 2015

3. Adoption of the 2015 activity report

4. COP21 

  • Action in Strasbourg and Le Bourget, COP21 label
  • Side event COING/APCE « Towards an ambitious agreement at the Paris Summit »
  • Side-event « Citizens and local authorities, a comon agenda on climate »
  • by Anne-Marie CHAVANON, President of the Committee
  • Side-event « Climate and Human rights : focus on urban space » by Karl DONERT, Vice-president of the Committee
  • Role and expectations of NGOs by Edith WENGER (EEB), initiator of the working group on Climate change and Human rights
  • Discussion

5. Migration towards and through Europe, an intolerable humanitarian crisis

  • Open letter from the President of the Conference of INGOs to the Ministers’ Deputies of the Council of Europe
  • Presentation by Anna RURKA, President of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe
  • Interventions by
    • Jean-Claude GONON (AEDE), coordinator of the working group “Europe Mediterranean”
    • Daniel GUERY (MIAMSI), member of the working group
    • Testimony by a political refugee in France (tbc)
  • Discussion

6. Introduction to the colloquium on Health to be held on June 2016

Health and medico-social care, an economic and public health challenge, an issue of social cohesion. What tools can be given to Europe?

  • Thierry MATHIEU, MD, Public health inspector general, Vice-president of the Committee, coordinator of the working group on Health economy
  • Michel BALLEREAU, MD, President of the Strategic Planning Committee on Health and Social action for the French national organisation for standardisation (AFNOR), Advisor to the President of the Noble Age Group and Anne-Marie GALLOT, MD, Public Health Inspector general
  • Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (tbc)
  • Discussion

7. Working programme for the Committee in 2016

7.1 Working groups

7.2  Involvment in other bodies of the Council of Europe

  • Exchange of  views

7.3  Committee representation beyond the Council of Europe

  • Exchange of  views

8. Other business

9. Next meeting