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Activities of the Assembly’s Bureau and Standing Committee (28 April 2022)

Progress report | Doc. 15503 Add. 3 | 28 April 2022

Committee
Bureau of the Assembly
Rapporteur :
Mr Ian LIDDELL-GRAINGER, United Kingdom, EC/DA

1 Decisions of the Bureau of 28 April 2022 requiring ratification by the Assembly

1.1 References and transmissions to committees

The Bureau considered and approved the following references:

  • Doc. 15479, Motion for a resolution, The role of the Council of Europe in preventing human suffering resulting from international armed conflicts: different stages of conflict prevention and best practices to be employed: reference to the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy for report and to the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) for opinion;
  • Doc. 15482, Motion for a resolution, Providing a comprehensive response to the SLAPPs issue: reference to the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media to be taken into account in the framework of the report “Countering SLAPPs: an imperative for the democratic society”;
  • Doc. 15483, Motion for a resolution, Detention of the “socially maladjusted”: reference to the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development for report;
  • Doc. 15484, Motion for a resolution, Children in the world of work: eradicating harmful child labour: reference to the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development for report;
  • Doc. 15511, Motion for a resolution, Sexual violence and conflict: reference to the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination for report;
  • Doc. 15512, Motion for a resolution, Guaranteeing media freedom and the safety of journalists: an obligation of member States: reference to the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media for report;
  • Bureau decision, Political consequences of the Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine, reference to the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy for report.

1.2 Composition of the Monitoring Committee and of the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

1.2.1 Monitoring Committee

The Bureau, on the basis of a proposal by the UEL Group, appointed Mr Bjarni Jónsson (Iceland).

1.2.2 Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

The Bureau, on the basis of a proposal by the EC/DA Group, appointed Lord David Blencathra (United Kingdom) as a full member, and Mr Erkin Gadirli (Azerbaijan), as an alternate member