September 1966

ORDERS ADOPTED


No.

Sitting and date

Directed to :

Subject

249

12 th Sitting 28th September 1966

Economic Committee

Accession or association of the EFTA countries to the European Economic Community (Doc. 2133)

The Assembly,

1. Considering that every effort should be made to further the final accession or association of the EFTA countries to the European Economic Community ;

2. Bearing in mind the problems which will result in the next few years from the separate existence of two economic groups in Europe,

3. Requests the Economic Committee to examine the consequences of this situation with particular reference to whether and in what way the work and activities of EFTA could be developed on parallel lines to those of EEC in order to reduce the gap between the two groups as far as possible.

250

14th Sitting 29th September 1966

Social Committee

Symposium of Parliamentarians specialists in Public Health (Berlin, 10th-13th May 1966) (Doc. 2119)

The Assembly,

1. Having noted the report of the Social Committee, Doc. 2119, on the Symposium of Parliamentarians specialists in Public Health held in Berlin from 10th to 13th May 1966, in pursuance of Assembly Resolution 305 (1966) ;

2. Gratified at the success of the Symposium ;

3. Having regard to the hope for further meetings of the Symposium expressed by the participants in the attached Resolution,

4. Instructs the Social Committee to study in due course arrangements for a second Symposium on the same lines to discuss one or two questions of current interest in the public health sphere in Europe.

RESOLUTION adopted by the Symposium on 13th May 1966

The Symposium :

Thanks the Consultative Assembly for its decision to convene in Berlin, from 10th to 13th May 1966, a "Symposium of Parliamentarians specialists in Public Health" ;

Hopes that other meetings will be convened to examine technical problems involving political decisions, meetings which will provide an opportunity for further fruitful discussion between parliamentarians and experts.

251

16th Sitting 30th September 1966

Joint Working Party on Regional Planning and the Political Committee

Future work of the Joint Working Party on Regional Planning (Doc. 2111)

The Assembly,

1. Recalling its Resolution 289 on the Resolutions of the 5th Session of the European Conference of Local Authorities concerning regional planning ;

2. Having regard to the interim report of the Joint Working Party on Regional Planning,

3. Instructs the Joint Working Party on Regional Planning, comprising the Rapporteurs of the committees concerned :

(a) to pursue its study of opportunities for European co-operation in the field of town and country planning and in particular to frame proposals on the action which the Council of Europe could take ;

(b) to study ways and means of establishing a European Conference of Ministers responsible for regional planning, and the tasks which might be entrusted to it ;

(c) to draft a report on the subject "Regional Planning, a European problem", for adoption by die committees concerned and for presentation to the Assembly by a single Rapporteur to be appointed by the Bureau;

4. Invites the Political Committee to appoint a Rapporteur to represent the Committee in the Joint Working Party on Regional Planning.