Programme - 122nd Session of the Committee of Ministers, 23 May 2012

9.30 am: Formal Session

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the decisions related to the questions on the agenda of the formal Session

9.45 am: Informal part: “The policy of the Council of Europe towards neighbouring regions”

11.45 am: Formal Session (continuation)

3. Other business

4. Handover of the Chairmanship from the United Kingdom to Albania

- Report by the Chairmanship of the United Kingdom
- Priorities of the Chairmanship of Albania

5. Date and place of the next Session

12.00 noon: Inauguration of the exhibition “Of Albanian heritage” and invitation to a concert organised by the incoming Chair

1.00 pm: Informal working lunch restricted to Ministers at the invitation of the outgoing Chair (Theme: The policy of the Council of Europe towards neighbouring regions)

Parallel lunch for the other participants at the invitation of the Deputy Secretary General

End of the Session

3.00 pm: Press conference given by the outgoing and incoming Chairs of the Committee of Ministers and the Secretary General