CDDH-INST(2018)OJ2

13/09/2018

STEERING COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

(CDDH)

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Drafting Group on CIVIL SOCIETY AND NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS

(CDDH-INST)

4th meeting

(Draft) Agenda

19 September 2018 (9:30) – 21 September 2018 (13:00)

Council of Europe, Agora – Room G06

The agenda and the documents of the meeting are available on the website

www.coe.int/cddh

E-mail: DGI-CDDH@coe.int

ITEM 1: OPENING OF THE MEETING, ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

CDDH-INST(2018)OJ2

Draft agenda

CDDH-INST(2018)01

Extract of the terms of reference given by the Committee of Ministers to the CDDH regarding the work of the CDDH-INST during the 2018-2019 biennium and relevant extracts of the CDDH meeting reports



ITEM 2: SECOND READING AND DISCUSSION OF THE DRAFT DECLARATION ON THE NEED TO STRENGTHEN THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY SPACE IN EUROPE

CDDH-INST(2018)04Rev

Draft Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the need to strengthen the protection and promotion of the civil society space in Europe

Additional drafting proposals by CDDH-INST members

ITEM 3: SECOND READING AND DISCUSSION OF THE REVISED COMPILATION OF MEASURES AND PRACTICES IN PLACE IN THE MEMBER STATES, ACCOMPANIED BY THE OVERVIEW DOCUMENT

CDDH-INST(2018)05Rev

Protection and promotion of the civil-society space:

Compilation of measures and practices in place in the Council of Europe member States

CDDH-INST(2018)06

Draft Overview document on the protection and promotion of the civil-society space, based on the compilation of measures and practices in place in the Council of Europe member States

ITEM 4: EXCHANGE OF VIEWS

Exchange of views with Ms Géraldine MATTIOLI-ZELTNER, Adviser, Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, on the work of the Commissioner on and with Ombudsmen institutions in the Council of Europe Member States

ITEM 5: EXCHANGE OF VIEWS

Exchange of views with Ms Simona GRANATA-MENGHINI, Deputy Secretary of the Enlarged Agreement on Democracy through law (Venice Commission), DGI

ITEM 6: DISCUSSION OF THE DRAFT CDDH OPINION ON “THE VENICE PRINCIPLES”

CDL(2018)025  restricted

Draft Principles on the Protection and Promotion of the Ombudsman Institution (by the European Commission for Democracy through Law - “the Venice Commission”)

CDDH-INST(2018)09

restricted

Draft CDDH Opinion on the Draft Principles on the Protection and Promotion of the Ombudsman Institution  

ITEM 7: DISCUSSION OF THE WORK ON THE UPDATE OF THE RECOMMENDATION NO. R (85) 13 ON THE INSTITUTION OF THE OMBUDSMAN

Recommendation No. R(85)13

Recommendation No. R(85)13 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the Institution of the Ombudsman

CDDH-INST(2018)08

(only in English)

Reference document in view of the work of the CDDH-INST on the update of the Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation No. R (85) 13 on the Institution of the Ombudsman

ITEM 8:  EXCHANGE OF VIEWS

Exchange of views with Mr Daniel SCHMIDT, Head of South-East Europe & Turkey Unit, Human Rights National Implementation, DGI, on the cooperation projects relevant to the Recommendation No. R(85)13

ITEM 9: PREPARATION OF THE CDDH WORKSHOP ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY SPACE IN EUROPE

CDDH-INST(2018)07

(only in English)

Note on the preparation of the CDDH Workshop:

Protection and promotion of the civil society space in Europe

ITEM 10: ADOPTION OF THE MEETING REPORT

ITEM 11: OTHER BUSINESS

Organisation of the work for the next meeting in Strasbourg, 27 February–1st March 2019.