TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN AND MEN

 

 

Office of the Clerk of the Assembly

Synopsis No. 2000/005

19 January 2000


The Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, meeting in Paris on 17 January 2000, with Ms Roudy (France, SOC) in the chair, as regards:

 

* Female genital mutilation : Mrs Vermot-Mangold (Switzerland, SOC)

* Parental leave: Mrs Zwerver (Netherlands, NR)

* Mothers and babies in prison (for opinion): Mrs Pulgar (Spain, EPP/CD)

* Mrs Gülek (Turkey, SOC) on the Seminar "Men and violence against women" organised by the Steering Committee for Equality between women and men which was held in Strasbourg, 7-8 October 1999;

* Mr Etherington (United Kingdom, SOC) on the Hearing on the situation of lesbians and gays in Council of Europe member countries which was held in Paris, 14 October 1999;

* Mr Connor (Ireland, EPP/CD) on the Inter-parliamentary Conference on demographic change and sustainable development organised by the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Demography which was held in Bucharest, 21-23 October 1999;

* Mrs Pulgar (Spain, EPP/CD) on the IIIrd Conference of Parliamentary Committees responsible for Equality between women and men in the Member States of the European Union and of the European Parliament (CEEO) which was held in Madrid, 18-19 November 1999 and on the Meeting of the Network of Parliamentary Committees on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the European Union Member States and the European Parliament which was held in Madrid, 26-27 November 1999;

* Preparatory Regional Meeting of the 2000 review on the implementation of the Beijing Platform for action (Geneva, 19-21 January 2000): Mrs Vermot-Mangold (Switzerland, SOC);

* Strasbourg, during the first part-session of the Assembly: on 24 January 2000 at 7.30 pm (room 7) and on 27 January 2000 at 2 pm (room 11);

* Paris, Tuesday 29 February 2000 at 10 am (Council of Europe Office);

* Strasbourg, during the second part-session of the Assembly (3-7 April 2000).


The Sub-Committee on violence towards women (of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men) meeting in Paris on 17 January 2000 with Mr Neuwirth (Vice-Chairman, France, EDG) in the Chair, as regards:

 

Agnès Nollinger