A meeting of the CIS Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives in Charter and Other Bodies of the Commonwealth will be held in Minsk on 5 February.
The CIS plenipotentiaries will discuss draft international agreements for submission to the CIS Heads of State Council and the CIS Heads of Government Council in 2013. Plenipotentiary representatives will outline measures for timely coordination of the draft international agreements.
To date there are 39 draft international agreements for consideration by the CIS Heads of State Council and the CIS Heads of Government Council. The bulk of them cover the issues of economic and humanitarian cooperation.
Plenipotentiary representatives will discuss the draft agenda of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council meeting which is due in Tashkent on 5 April. The Foreign Ministers will consider the documents regulating the CIS cooperation in the political area, security, education, physical education, sports and tourism.
Plenipotentiary representatives will consider the proposals into the draft agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council scheduled for 31 May in Minsk. The Council will look into more than 20 issues, including cooperation in environmental protection, the development of the CIS Bank of Patents and Innovations, coordination of interstate relations in the peaceful use of atomic energy. The CIS heads of government will outline measures for further strengthening of stability and security, cooperation in education.
On February 6-10 Minsk International Book Exhibition will present the best books of the CIS countries on environmental issues.
The agenda also includes the meeting of CIS experts on February 12-13 to discuss the creation of the Centre of World Heritage of the Commonwealth.
Meeting of the expert group on the harmonization of the draft treaty on the establishment of the Interstate Fund for Scientific Research will be held on February 20-21.