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Administrative detention of migrants

CALL FOR COMMENTS BEFORE 30 JUNE 2017

Within the framework of the elaboration of a draft legal instrument codifying existing international standards on the conditions of administrative detention of migrants, the CDCJ is launching a call for comments to key actors and civil society in order to receive their observations on the draft...

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At a glance

The European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is the Council of Europe intergovernmental body responsible for the standard-setting activities of the Council of Europe in the field of public and private law.

The competence of CDCJ is defined by the terms of reference that it is given directly by the Committee of Ministers, the statutory decision-making body of the Organisation, depending on the priorities of the Council of Europe and the needs of member States. Its main role is to draw up standards commonly accepted by the 47 member states and to foster legal co-operation among them. It also supports member states, upon request, to implement the standards it drew up and in providing expertise in its fields of competence in the framework of their justice reforms.

Standard-setting activities

Co-operation projects

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